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Love Backyard Barbecues? Choosing Between A Gas Grill And A Pellet Grill

If you love to have backyard barbecues, you should consider purchasing a new grill if your grill is old. This will make your food taste better, and you will love grilling on it even more. When it comes to grills you have different choices. Two of these choices are a gas grill and a pellet grill. Below is information about each of these so you can decide what you would like to purchase for your barbecues.

Gas Grill

A gas grill runs on gas, and the gas will run out. When it does, you will have to replace the tank. This is done by taking the empty tank to the store, and they will then give you another full tank. This is the only way you can do this as you are not allowed to throw gas tanks for gas grills away.

Gas grills come in a variety of sizes, so consider this when purchasing one. Think about the barbecues you plan to have in future. You can find gas grills that have smokers attached to them. You can smoke something like chicken while you are grilling hamburgers. If you like the taste of charcoal, purchase a charcoal tray along with your gas grill. 

There are accessories you can get with a gas grill. One thing you need is a cover if the grill sits outside. This will help prevent rust from forming and keep your grill clean.  Other accessories include grill racks, roasters, infrared sear burners, cooking and cleaning tools, and pizza stones.

Pellet Grill

Instead of using gas, a pellet grill uses wood pellets to cook food. Along with the pellets, a variety of fans are used to heat food that you are grilling to a temperature that you set. You can use pellet grills to grill food along with smoking, baking and braising. Foods that cook great on the grill include beef, pork, vegetables, seafood, poultry, and even many desserts that you would bake in your oven inside your home.

You have to purchase pellets to put in the grill in order to cook your food. The pellets are heated, and a fan distributes the heat and smokes the food. 

Accessories that you should consider purchasing along with the pellet grill include a pellet storage bag, remote barbecue thermometer, grilling and smoking rack and tools, and a cover to place over the grill.

Talk with a salesperson to learn many more details about gas and pellet grills.