What to Do if Your Charcoal Grill Won’t Stay Lit

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Charcoal grills are known for imparting food with an authentic smokey barbecue flavor. However, it can be a major headache if your charcoal grill won’t stay lit. Regardless of whether you have a Masterbuilt, Char-Broil, Pit Boss, Weber (or any other brand), you can encounter this issue from time to time. Keep reading to learn …

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What to Do if Your Gas Grill Won’t Stay Lit

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Even the most popular name-brand gas grills like Masterbuilt, Napoleon, or Char-Broil can sometimes inconveniently turn off while you’re trying to cook food. But if this happens, don’t fret! This guide shows you how to quickly troubleshoot a gas (propane or natural gas) grill that keeps shutting off. I’ll also share tips on preventing it …

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Why Does My Grill Keep Tripping the Breaker?

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When it comes to backyard grilling, there are few things more frustrating than having your grill trip the breaker. You fire it up, begin cooking your food, and then all of a sudden… pow! The grill stops, and you’re left wondering how to fix it. There are a few different reasons why this might be …

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How Long Can Grilled Hot Dogs be Left Out?

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Grilled hot dogs are a summer staple. Still, like any food, they can spoil, develop bacteria, and cause food poisoning if left out for an extended time. So, how long can you keep a hot dog sitting out before it goes bad? Quick Answer You can safely leave grilled hot dogs at room temperature for …

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Should You Grill Hamburgers With the Lid Open or Closed?

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Do you ask yourself the same question every time you fire up the grill to cook hamburgers: Should I leave the lid open or closed? You’re not alone! It’s a common thought amongst barbecue newcomers. Quick Answer You should grill hamburgers with the lid open if you’re cooking directly over the flame. However, you can …

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Should You Flip Ribs When Grilling? (Answered)

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Nearly all mainstream food blogs say you should flip ribs when grilling to prevent them from burning. However, most authentic barbecue lovers (myself included) would disagree because that process dries out the meat, making it mushy and flavorless. Key Takeaway You don’t need to flip ribs when grilling. Instead, you should use an indirect heat …

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