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Top 5 Outdoor BBQs for your next outdoor party!

Grilling can be a great way to bring loved ones together and enjoy the hotter months in your backyard. But outdoor grilling can also be done whatever the season! Whether you are a beginner or a professional, you can always organise an outdoor grilling party - the only investment is the right grill for the job!

Outdoor grills come in a variety of different styles with a range of qualities and capabilities. When choosing between charcoal, gas, electric, and wood pellet grills, consider how often you plan on using your unit, how much care you'd like to devote to the cooking process, and the amount of space you have to spare for storage. We examined some of the leading models and assessed the functionality, durability, and versatility of each. From gas and electric to charcoal and pellet, read on for our top recommendations (not listed according to rank).

 


 

1.  Chef XL Charcoal Grill from Grill Symbol

The Chef XL Charcoal Grill represents a combination of the good old classic style with contemporary materials. It is made from corten steel which is weatherproof, low maintenance and durable. Not simply a great grill, but a grill that stands out amongst others owing to its eye-catching appearance. The reddish-brown colour of the casing beautifully compliments the the stainless steel details to create a focal point at your garden barbecues. 

 

2. Arosa G Tex Gas Kettle BBQ from Outdoor Chef

Beside to its compact and minimalist beauty, the Arosa is one of the grill with the Gourmet Burner Technology (GBT) and the new Gas Safety System (GSS). The Gourmet Burner Technology makes it possible to use a consistent and continuous temperature range of 80-360 degrees in the standard position, a feature not available on any other barbecue on the market. This grill is ideal for trendy low & slow dishes such as beef brisket, pulled pork and spare ribs and prepares them perfectly at temperatures between 100 and 130 degrees. Together with the new burner system made entirely from stainless steel, it opens up a whole range of options for diverse barbecue creations.

 

3.  30" Gas Hybrid Single Zone Grill from Sunstone Outdoor Kitchen

Designed with the purist in mind the Hybrid Grill from Sunstone allows you to cook using either wood or charcoal. The difference with this though, is that the fuel is ignited by using a dual gas burner. Simply light the gas, which lights the wood or charcoal and away you go. You can also easily replenish charcoal or wood while you continue grilling then remove the whole drawer for easy clean-up, dumping ash waste away. This masterpiece can be used to grill, sear, and even smoke to make amazing recipes!

 

4. Cirencester 4 Barbecue Grill from Whistler Grills

 

This barbecue is perfect for cooking a barbecue for the family and friends or a smaller family sunday roast. This family sized 4 burner unit has everything you need right from the word go. It arrives fully built in a special pallet, simply wheel it out, attach the side shelves and connect your gas bottle and you can start grilling as easy as 1,2,3. It includes a large cooking area with a stainless steel grates, a powerful side burner and rear rotisserie burner. There's also an optional rotisserie kit you can purchase for extra roast meats. Plus, there's drawers to store your accessories and tools, cupboard storage space and two large folding preparation shelves. Not only does it look the perfect in your garden, it cooks like a pro as well!

 

 5.  Lonestar 4 Gas Burner Barbecue from Bull BBQ

 

 

When it comes to grilling, having a four-burner stainless steel grill is just about perfect. With Lonestar Grill from Bull, all you need to do is push, twist and get ready with some spectacular cooking! Built for the BBQ master who is not looking for all the bells and whistles, the Lonestar is a lean mean cooking machine and is constructed of high quality stainless steel! Great food can only come out from this great grill!

 

 


If you’re planning on upgrading your gas grill or investing in a new model, we know that you only desire the best among the best. Though we always tend to focus on durability, there's also some characteristics that we need to consider like space, fuel type, accessories and functionality. Of course you have to make sure that you always get what you pay for.

If you need some tips on how to organize your next bbq party, you can check our blog: Summer Barbecue: How to have an epic barbecue party in spite of the pandemic.

  • Ruthie Sescon

What Makes Brick Pizza Ovens Special?

 

Brick pizza ovens are one of the many options available to those looking to produce high-quality pizzas. Traditional brick pizza oven works on thermal mass and retained heat, when you light the fire in a brick pizza oven, the heat is absorbed by the structure of the oven, stored, and reflected during cooking. The traditional dome at the top of a pizza oven also helps the process by reflecting heat back down on the top of the pizza creating the perfect char and softness on the pizza.

Despite the fact that brick ovens are commonly associated with authentic, high-quality, and artisan pizzas, there are a number of “pros” and “cons” that are worth evaluating. Before you commit to a purchase, below detail the advantages of a brick oven and what makes it special.


 

Perfect Pizza

Brick ovens create the highest-quality pizzas out of the alternative types of commercial ovens. Pizza base is cooked from below by the fire’s heat, and the toppings are cooked by heat stored and emitted by the bricks. Due to this heat distribution, the pizza not only cooks quickly, but also seals moisture in and prevents a “soft” and overly “dough-y” texture from affecting the crust.

 

Good Reputation

Brick oven pizza is extremely popular and has a good reputation as something that creates 'real artisan pizza'. More often, customers are seeking out “authentic” and “artisanal” experiences, even if it comes at a slightly higher cost.  When you let slip that you are using a Brick Oven, you will instantly get a stamp of approval guaranteeing that people will instantly think that you're producing high-quality cuisine.

 

Low Cooking Times


Brick ovens can be operated at a range of different temperatures, but as a general rule, brick ovens run hot (from between 600F and 900F). Because of the comparatively high heat, brick ovens can finish cooking a pizza in just 3 minutes!

 

Minimal Heat Recovery


Heat spreads evenly throughout the interior of the brick oven, minimising the heat recovery period — assuming that your staff is adequately trained to handle baking with a brick oven (and know how to maintain the temperature of the brick oven at an appropriate level), you will effectively be able to remove and insert pizzas at-will.

If one of those sets of benefits stands out to you and your particular circumstances, then the Brick Pizza oven is for you!
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  • Ruthie Sescon