flare ups!

sybilkrizinskiMarch 10, 2006

Hi, I just got a new grill I have been grilling up a storm.

Is it advisable to put foil or a drip pan of some sort

under the meat to catch grease? I had so many flare ups

with my steaks and pork this week and thought that maybe

that would be the solution. Any advice would be greatly

appreciated. Thanks, SK

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My husband doesn't use a drip pan on his grill. He does keep a squirt bottle filled with water next to the grill. When flare ups happen a few quick squirts and the flare is gone. NancyLouise

    Bookmark   March 13, 2006 at 8:49AM
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The leading cause of flair ups is a build up of grease in the grill. When you have to grill directly over the fire, make sure it is clean and keep the lid closed.

    Bookmark   March 13, 2006 at 8:24PM
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Especially with steaks and pork chops, I cut all the fat off the
side and then put those pieces on top of the meat.

Really cuts down on the flare-ups.

Plus, you still get the flavor of the fat because it bastes
the meat as it cooks.

    Bookmark   March 29, 2006 at 1:19PM
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