There are few things that instantly say “America” like grilling. No matter where you are in the country, grilling is as much an American pastime as baseball and driving our favorite pickup trucks. According to the Hearth, Patio, and Barbecue Association, 60% of people who grill do so year-round.
Of course, there are many different ways to prepare our food for our families and friends, but few things work as well and taste as delicious as food that comes off the grill in the backyard or out of the kitchen smoker. With 75% of Americans owning a grill or a kitchen smoker, it isn’t hard to find someone who’s got a favorite recipe or a barbeque sauce to share.
Perhaps you have wanted a grill for some time but have been waiting for the right time to pull the trigger. Here are three reasons you need to just go on and get that grill already.
1.) The many health benefits of grilling
There are many different health benefits to grilling and one of the most important is that you will be eating less fat. Compared to baking or frying, your grilled meats have had a good portion of the fat drip away while going through the process of grilling. This makes for a superior tasting meal and a healthier one at that.
2.) A grill is all you need for a fantastically simple party
Want an instant party any time of the year? Fire up that grill or the kitchen smoker and you have all you need for an instant party. If you have the meat, call up your friends and family and invite them over. They bring the condiments and drinks and you put on your favorite apron. Nothing says party like grilling the meats. Maybe you are one of the 87% of Americans who fire up the grill and smoker for the July 4th holiday. No matter the occasion, the classic grill or the portable grill will bring people together.
3.) Grilling just makes everything taste better
If you’ve ever eaten anything from a grill or kitchen smoker, chances are you are like most people and love how the food tastes. It’s not only meats either. Vegetables taste amazing when cooked on the grill. Your meats and veggies are cooked to perfection and are sure to please almost everyone. In fact, 71% of people polled said that the improved flavor of their food was why the invested in a personal grill, a portable barbecue grill, and any size grill. Grilling takes your food to the next level. Try grilling for yourself and see what you think.