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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Capman2k, Aug 21, 2006.

  1. Capman2k

    Capman2k 3/4 ton status

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    My dad recently bought a gas grill... ... He's used it twice this week, and both times the meat has tasted like ass... It's good fresh meat with all the spices and everything, but it doesn't taste like it should... I could make it in a microwave and it would taste better!

    The burger was just plain 100% weird tasting :doah: :doah: :confused:

    I hope it accidentally gets run over on the highway and we go back to charcoal.

    Or I hope I move out and buy my own damn charcoal grill :D
     
  2. Corey 78K5

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    Coooking with gas is diffrent. You need to do more marinades.
     
  3. Desert Rat

    Desert Rat Fetch the comfy chair

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    With a gas grill, you still have to put the concrete rock type briquettes down in the bottom. Those briquettes eventually get soaked with grease drippings and the like. Then you start to get the flavor of the charcoal briquettes without the carcinogens that they put into your meat. Just gas alone doesn't cut it. I went the same route and it took a while to get my BBQ back to tasting right.
     
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    When I bought my gas grill ( a high end Sunbeam), the instructions said to let the grill burn for 2 hours before cooking with it. Guess there were some chemical preservatives that needed to burn off.:confused:
     
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    i used to swear by charcoal grilles, but i sold out and bought one of those stainless steel fancy shmancy propane grilles. charcoal is still better by far but these days, i'm just too lazy to be lighting coals every time. i used to drink a lot more, and something about drinking and lighting charcoal was just cool. now with no booze, lighting coals just sucks.
     
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    Yep, gotta have the lava rock in the grill.
     
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    One thing to improve the flavor of a gas grill is to get some wood briquets to burn with it. I forget exactly what it's called, but you wrap em up in some foil, poke some holes, and it smokes pretty well.
     
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    I love my stainless steel grill,,,It wont rot out as fast when I burn the charcoal and wood in the bottom of it :haha:

    Gas is OK,, but it will never match the flavor of natural wood and coals

    You can't smoke a brisket for 12 hours on a gas grill --end of story.
     
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    I have a gas grill that does great. You have to burn it hot for a couple of hours to get rid of thr residue when you first get it and use the lava rock. A smoke pot with wood chips helps a lot. I also have a gas smoker that makes a mean brisket. You just use a smoke pot and keep it a steady low temp all day.
     
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    I just bought a new Weber charcoal grill and love it. I have never tried cooking on a gas grill and won't start either. I have eaten plenty of stuff from gas grills and hate the taste of them. Charcoal grills are the only way to go. Gas grills are for the lazy people who are in a hurry to get their food cooked.
     
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    And that would be me. Been cooking with propane for so long I don't remember what charcoal tasted like.:haha:
     
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    What's he cooking, rump roast?

    John
     

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