Everyone Loves The Wonderful BBQ Experience With Family And Friends
There’s a camaraderie of sharing an evening with friends while some good meats are seasoned and barbecued. There’s a lot of laughter, the drinks are circulated and the smell of barbeque fills up the air. If you too look forward to enjoying such an experience with your friends and loved ones, then below are some tips that can help you make a BBQ that is even better than that from the restaurant.
This is the most important factor to consider when you want to have an impressive spread of BBQ. If you are looking at a movable option then see what bbq smoker trailers can bring to your table. You can choose from different sizes, one that fits easily in your back garden or can be taken along with you to a nearby place where you intend to meet others. The perfect BBQ equipment includes the grill itself, skewers, tongs, and wooden spatulas. Depending on the type of equipment you use, you will need to arrange gas or charcoal.
By choosing bigger briskets of meat you will have an advantage. Though these usually take a long time to cook, the high content of fat in them helps preserve their moisture. This prevents it from losing flavor or becoming too dry. If the quality of meat is good then you will not have to intervene too much while cooking it. Make sure you keep the meat well preserved and not exposed to high humidity. If you plan to BBQ chicken then make sure you don’t leave it unattended. This type of lean means cook faster and can quickly get burnt and dry. This includes lamb ribs, quails, and even fish. When buying any type of meat, choose quality over quantity. Let it be at room temperature before you lay it on the BBQ grill.
Masterchefs will swear that cooking any kind of meat with the right marinade can make a huge difference. Coat your meat with a lot of spices before cooking it. Adding spices like paprika or smoked salt will bring out a more smoky flavor in your meats. You can also try to make a blend of spices using smoked cumin and fresh spices. Garlic granules can also come in very handy to add a garlicky flavor to your meats. Go liberal with the marinades and don’t be skimpy. Simultaneously don’t overdo it by applying a thick layer of the spices. The idea is to cover all the meat with the marinade and not to dip the meat in the spiced marinade.
When your meat is well marinated and cooked, the best side for it is a good sauce. While there is no reason to pour ketchup over meat that is flavourful and tender, an additional special sauce can bring in that extra twinge of flavor. Remember, the sauce is not to be used for covering up burnt and dry meat but rather as something that will enhance the whole eating experience. Start by trying to capture all the sauce that drips from the meats that you are barbequing. You can do this by putting a sheet pan beneath the rack. Another easy way to do this is to foil wrap the meat. Once you have all the drippings collected, you can add some vinegar, ketchup, brown sugar, and some herbs to it. Cook it a little and pour it lightly over the meat after it’s cooked. Have a secret sauce recipe? Don’t hesitate to whip it out and impress your friends.
It’s not just about eating barbecued meat but about the whole experience that makes it special. Take along disposable plates and glasses with you so you don’t end up washing a mountain of dishes at the end of the BBQ. Remember that some plastic cutlery is too gentle for cutting down meats so make sure to take quality ones. The best drinks to accompany a BBQ are soft drinks and beer. Make sure there’s a comfortable place for people to sit and eat. Keep napkins handy for people. Maintain proper hygiene around the cooking area. To make an impression of a restaurant-like feel for your guests, you will have to take your presentation skills a notch higher.
Be Patient With Your Meat
Take your time with the meat and don’t rush into serving. A slow-cooked meat that is moist and juicy is better than one that is raw and chewy. Good finished barbequed meat should be so tender that it should be able to melt in your mouth. After all, all good things require some patience.
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