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Best Summer Ever Entertaining

Summer Celebration Ideas

Let Cub help you have the best summer ever with these delicious recipes to make your celebrations extra special. So fire up the grill, set up the backyard games and enjoy!

Featured Recipes
Pink Lemonade Punch
Grilled Corn on the Cob
Black 'n Blue Burgers
Grilled Peaches
Strawberry Cheesecake
Raspberry Lemonade Slush
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Grilling Tips

 

LET’S GET GRILLING

Tips, tricks and techniques for great grilling

 

Maybe you’re planning to grill for the first time. Or perhaps you’ve got some grilling time under your belt but want to learn to do it better. Either way, relax. This step-by-step guide will teach you to tame the flame in no time at all.

 

FIVE TIPS FOR PREPPING AND PREHEATING THE GRILL:

1. Clean your grill racks before each use. To do so, scrub grate tops and sides vigorously with a metal-bristle grill-cleaning brush or with a crumpled ball of aluminum foil held tightly between the tips of tongs.

2. To prevent foods from sticking, oil the grill rack before preheating. The simplest way to oil the rack is simply to spray it with nonstick cooking spray, but dipping a crumpled paper towel in vegetable oil and rubbing it over the grates works well, too. Never apply cooking spray on a lit grill.

3. Make sure that your cooking area is wider and longer than the food you intend to grill.

4. To preheat a charcoal grill, light coals 30 minutes before you plan to start cooking. How much charcoal? A good rule of thumb is to use 1 pound of charcoal for every pound of meat that you plan to cook.

5. To preheat a gas grill, start the flames at least 15 minutes before placing food over the fire.

 

WHEN IS CHARCOAL HOT ENOUGH?

Grilling recipes often provide instructions for grilling foods over fires of certain temperatures, such as high, medium-high, medium, medium-low and low. Although coals behave differently in every grill, using one—or both—of these methods will help you know when your coals are the right temperature.

 

THE LOOK-AND-SEE METHOD:

Evaluate your coals according to the way they look.

RECIPE RECOMMENDATION

TEMPERATURE

APPEARANCE OF COALS
 

High

450°F to 600°F

Coals glow bright orange.

 

Medium-high

350°F to 450°F

Coals glow bright orange and are covered with a very fine layer of ash.

 

Medium

325°F to 350°F

Coals glow medium-orange and are covered with a light layer of ash.

 

Medium-low

250°F to 325°F

Coals are pale orange and are covered with a medium-thick layer of ash.

 

Low

225°F to 250°F

Coals are barely orange and are coated with a thick layer of ash.