Recipe books also introduce terms that you might not understand. To help make you here is a list of handy Gas Grill and BBQ keywords and their meanings.
|Ash tool – A metal BBQ accessory which can be used to stir ashes and scrape out ashes from the lower vent. Not needed for Gas Grills.|
|Basting brush – This is a useful utensil used for spreading sauces, marinades and oils over meat during preparation or whilst on the BBQ|
|Brisket – Joint of beef often selected when barbecuing. It’s a tough cut of meat that is popularly cooked low and slow indirectly|
|Briquette – This is a widely available type of charcoal created by tightly compacting various combustibles into a compact brick|
|Burger press – A tool used to sculpt minced meat into equal-sized burger shapes for even cooking|
|Charcoal – This is the leading alternative to gas for fuelling BBQs. It is made from carbonized wood|
|Drip Pan – Foil or metal pan that catches drips and prevent flare-ups.|
|Dual Function metal top – A metal cap that is placed on top of keg style BBQs to control airflow and achieve temperature control|
|Flare ups – Large flames that are caused by juices and fats dripping onto hot charcoal below|
|Flat topper – A flat cooking surface that is a cross between a griddle and a grill|
|Flav-R-Wave – A cooking system that ensures even heat distribution across the entirety of the grill surface and helps to create BBQ flavour|
|GrateMate – A set of accessories for enhancing functionality of BBQ grates|
|Griddle – A flat piece of steel to put on your BBQ to be heated from below|
|Grid or Grill Topper – A metal tray with holes or slits that is used to grill foods that may otherwise fall through the grill|
|Grill Turner – A BBQ tool used for turning food on the BBQ such as steaks or fish|
|Grill tong – A BBQ tool for picking up and moving food items on the BBQ|
|Grill Brush – A tool used for cleaning BBQs, often with metal bristles for easy removal of grease|
|Grilling Plank – Wooden board designed to hold food while it is being grilled|
|Grill basket – A wire basket that is used on a BBQ that foods would otherwise fall through the grill|
|Indirect cooking – This is a cooking method where a barrier is formed between the heat source and the food. It is used for slow cooking and roasting|
|Kettle BBQ – A round shaped charcoal BBQ with a lid.|
|Kamado Ceramic Cookers – An egg-shaped BBQ which has a thick wall for insulation, making them very efficient and often used for smoking foods|
|Marinade – A flavored liquid or rub that infuses flavor and texture into the meat|
|Marinade injector – A tool that enables the meat to be pierced and injected with flavored liquids before barbecuing|
|Metal Claws – A pair of tools that are used to shred large cuts of meat once barbecued|
|Mop – A thin sauce or marinade brush|
|Polder – A popular term used for grill thermometers|
|Rub – A combination of sugars, salts, herbs and spices that are applied to the meat’s surface prior to barbecuing|
|Skewer – A long piece of wood or metal used for holding pieces of meat or vegetables|
|Smoker – A grill designed to generate smoke allowing food to cook through using indirect heat|
|Tandoor Oven – The traditional Indian oven, often made from clay and heated with coals|
|Temperature rings – Set of wooden disks with different diameter holes in the middle used to achieve different cooking temperatures|
|Wing Rack – A grill accessory used to hold chicken wings in place|
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I hope this BBQ Glossary of Terms helps you. please let me know if there are any others I should add.