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Gas BBQs 'hold a number of advantages over charcoal'

17/09/2010 There are several reasons why a gas BBQ is a better investment than its charcoal counterpart, it has been suggested.

The GTC Bay blog explained that, while gas BBQs often cost more than a charcoal grill, they are well worth the investment as they will need replacing less often.

Advantages of a gas grill include almost instant heat, which is simple to control, and easier cleaning. Gas BBQs also offer people the chance to try out a range of cooking techniques, such as grilling a rotisserie chicken.

"For the serious barbecuer who wants to spend more time with the guests than trying to get the BBQ under control, gas is the obvious choice," the blog advised.

Inger Fountain, writing for, suggested some top tips for cleaning a gas BBQ recently.

She explained the first step is to remove any excess food with a wire brush immediately after cooking, before cleaning it with baking soda and finishing with a spritz of oil to prevent rust.  ADNFCR-3488-ID-800070577-ADNFCR

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