Are you ready for grilling season? Take our quiz
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Last week's warm weather has you chomping at the bit to fire up the grill. Maybe you want to toss marinated chicken breasts over some hot coals for a weeknight dinner or invite the neighbors over for a pre-Memorial Day burger bash.
But are you, and your grill, ready?
Take our quiz to find out.
Whether you're a seasoned grill master or just getting ready to purchase your first grill, you'll learn something that will make this upcoming grilling season a glowing success.
1. When testing your grill for temperature, your hand should be …
3 inches over the grate
5 inches over the grate
Right on the grate
1 foot from the grate
2. A grill should be how many feet from your house?
3. The quickest way to quash a flare up is to …
Dump beer on it
Put the lid on and close the top vent half way
Spritz water on it
Use a fire extinguisher
4. The first kettle grill was built by a Mount Prospect resident. Who was it?
George Stephen in 1952
Andrew Lloyd Webber in 1961
E.G. Kingsford in 1921
Stephen Weber in 1965
5. You should never grill …
In a lightning storm
Under a covered patio
All of the above
6. Which of the following statements are false?
When lighting a gas grill, always keep the lid open.
Trim excess fat from meat to avoid flare-ups.
Use a long-handled fork to flip steaks and burgers.
You can serve marinade as a sauce if you boil it first.
7. Essential grilling tools include …
A meat thermometer
"King of Q" apron
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