Getting ready to barbecue, grill out, or cook out. Whatever you call it, we're all going to do it this weekend! So let's barbecue brilliantly and safely.
Safety First - Think Fire & Food
You have to fire up the grill before anything else happens. Now I know most of you are using propane. And that's fine. The rest of you die hard purists are cooking over charcoal or wood. These safety rules apply to all of you. I could add more, but let's do a Top 5:
Here are three simple food safety rules:
And here's the bonus tip: don't leave the leftovers out for more than two hours. Change that. It's California, and it's over 90 degrees most summer days. On a hot summer day, that window shrinks to ONE HOUR. Put the leftovers in the fridge before they go bad.
I hope this helps keep your holiday barbecue safe. Grill On, Have Fun and Stay Safe.
Happy Fourth of July!
~Jeff St. Clair