(ARA) - Firing up the grill has
become synonymous with welcoming the summer, and let's be honest, we usually don't wait until
summer to embark on the outdoor cooking season. When you decide it's time to break out the grill,
you want to find the best way to cook your burgers or bratwursts. But with all the options out
there for outdoor cooking, how do you know what's the optimal solution for your open-air
"The grill you choose should be versatile, so it meets all your cooking needs," says Leslie
Segrete, home expert and former designer on "Trading Spaces" and "While You Were Out." There are so
many styles and models available these days that you're sure to find something that will make your
weekend meals - and even weekday dinners - everyday special.'"
Here Segrete cooks up some tips to help everyone find their perfect grill.
+ 1. Think about the size of your space.
+ 2. Consider how you are going to use the grill.
+ 3. Don't forget added features.
+ 4. Think beyond black or stainless steel.
+ 5. Don't forget the accessories.
If you use these tips, you're sure to find just the right grill so that when you "fire it up"
you'll have everything you need to prepare whole party menus, full family dinners or just a light
snack for two.