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How to clean your gas grill

Summer season is upon us and for many of us, this means it is time for grilling. If you are preparing for summer cookouts and long, warm nights in your backyard or your outdoor dining area, there is another important thing you should take into account: cleaning your gas grill. Whether you’re a novice griller or a BBQ pitmaster, keeping …

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How to smoke on a gas grill

Gas grills aren’t just for burgers and steaks anymore. With a few tricks, you can mimic the indirect low and slow heat of a traditional smoker. This will lead you to produce quality cuts of slow-smoked barbecue. In this post, we will teach you how to smoke on your gas grill for great low and slow cooking with smoking.  Firstly, …

grills to give this Christmas

Top 5 grills to give (and get) this Christmas

Even though the year is coming to an end, that doesn’t mean that you should stop thinking about grilling. The festive season is the perfect time to relax with mates or family around an outdoor table laden with delicious treats straight from the barbecue. Especially if you leave in such a sunny place like the Algarve. Here in southern Portugal, …

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5 BBQ tips from grill experts

Autumn has officially arrived in the Algarve and what better way to celebrate it than with a barbecue party. Significant social events that cannot be missing in the terraces and gardens in the region. We are fortunate to live in southern Portugal. This place allows us to grill throughout the year and not have to store our BBQs during winter. …

chicken to have a healthier barbecue

How to have a healthier barbecue

Grilling and barbecuing is a flavorful way of cooking no matter the season. In this sense, eating outdoors is one of the great joys of summer and one of our most-loved rituals. During this season, you can smell the grill smoke in the air. But sometimes, these smells come with calorie-packed eats. Many of us end up eating very high-fat …

Sausages and meat cooking time on the grill

The cooking times of the barbecue for perfectly cooked food

Summer is here. Swimming pools, the beach, the garden, living the leisure in Algarve… and of course, the barbecue! An authentic ritual to celebrate a good time with family or friends. It requires patience, control of the fire and catching the point to learn the cooking times of the barbecue and grill every food at its right point. Here you …

Resting the meat to get a tender juicy steak

Resting the meat: The secret for a juicy steak

More juiciness and flavours in your mouth and not on your plate? Resting the meat after cooking is the trick. When cooking meat on a grill, once is done, everybody wants to get a bite right away. Letting the meat rest for a little time prevents juices from leaking out when you finally cut it. It’s a basic tip and …