Enjoy warm summer nights with the best BBQ grills

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Mesquite, hickory, oak – it’s fun to experiment with various types of wood chips on the grill. But different grills necessitate different cooking methods, and it’s important to find out what they are before you start. For example, some experts recommend that wood chips used with a gas grill should be pre-soaked and placed in a smoker box.

Juicy steaks, grilled chicken breasts, and kabobs on the grill: nothing makes the mouth water quite like barbecued food. If you're shopping for a new grill, one of the most important decisions you need to make is whether you want a charcoal, gas, or electric model.

If you're on a limited budget, a charcoal grill would probably suit you fine. People love the authentic, outdoorsy taste of charcoal-grilled food. But charcoal grills are often quite small, so if you've got a lot of mouths to feed, you may find yourself cooking in batches. A gas grill is far more sophisticated than a basic charcoal grill - and often larger, too. You can get a lot of nice extras with a gas grill, such as grill plates and warming trays. It's also much easier to control the cooking temperature of a gas grill.

Electric grills are efficient, but if you opt for electric, remember that you must always plug the grill in somewhere. Some people are satisfied with the taste of food prepared on an electric grill, but if your mouth waters at the thought of grilled food bursting with smokey outdoor flavor, you might be happier with a charcoal or gas model.

The following barbecue grills are three of our favorites.

Weber Spirit E210

This reliable gas grill from Weber is packed with features; the spec list reads like a BBQ lover's dream. You'll pay a premium for the pleasure of owning this grill, but we find that it exceeds all standard expectations. Highlights include the fold-down trays, the exceptional knobs, and of course the fantastic taste of the food prepared on it.

Char-Griller 3001 Grillin' Pro

For remarkably little money, you can get this gas grill with classic looks and a complete range of cooking options from Char-Griller. This is a well-designed grill that offers fast and flexible barbecuing. It's not as large or as fancy as pricier models, but if you're on a limited budget and want a really good value for your money, this is an excellent choice.

Weber 10020 Smokey Joe 14-Inch Portable Grill

If you're looking for a simple charcoal grill that travels well, you can't go wrong with this product from Weber. It exudes the classic BBQ look with a its enameled dome lid and 14.5-inch nickel-plated grill grate. It's suitable for a small family and for tailgate parties and camping, too. Best of all, the price is low while the quality is high.

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