7 Tips for Perfect Cold Weather Grilling

The wonderful part of investing in a Wolf grill is that you can use this appliance in any season of the year. Cold weather is no excuse to deprive yourself of freshly grilled meats from your back-yard grill station. Below are seven tips that help make winter grilling possible.


Find the Perfect Grill Spot

The location of the outdoor spot to fire up the grill near your home will be vital in both comfort and ease of reaching the right temperatures for cooking. Find a place near the house that is out of the wind, away from the structure, and uncovered. Salt the path you will be walking. It is better to trudge through slush than slip on ice.


Have Extra Propane on Hand

Firing up a grill might seem a little more difficult in the cold, but once it is going, you should be fine. Use a large piece of cardboard to block the wind, if necessary. Keep an extra supply of propane to change out. You will use up to 50 percent more grilling in colder temperatures.


Choose Meats for Fast Cooking

Thin steaks, boneless chicken, and sausage are perfect for cold weather grilling. These types of meat cook fast and eliminate much of the struggle with cold and temperature fluctuations.


Use Heat Retaining Cookware

Cast iron and ceramic cooking and holding containers will keep your meats warm as the remainder cooks. Both can insulate the meat from cold. Cast iron will continue the cooking process, so figure this in with your cooking times.


Add Time to Everything Due to Cold

Overtaking the cold temperatures for perfect grilling results will be the biggest obstacle. Allow 5 to 10 extra minutes for the grill to completely warm before placing any meats on the racks. Provide extra grill time in 5-minute increments to ensure the meat is thoroughly cooked.


Minimally Opening Grill Lid

Avoid the temptation to check on the grilling progress frequently. Every time you lift the lid, cold air flows in, and the appliance has to work that much harder to regain lost heat.


Wear Appropriate Winter Gear

The skies might be bright blue, the sun streaming down on the yard, but the temperatures can be deceptively cold. Dress for the weather while grilling outdoors. Trying to act like you are impervious to the cold conditions can land you with a bad head cold, or sinus infection.


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