battle of the bbqs: what to look for if you're buying this summer - gas barbecue grill
As the days get longer and the nights get warmer and warmer, more and more New Zealanders are grilling
Or buy a new one.
Kiwi foodies are spoiled when it comes to outdoor cooking options
For those on a tight budget, the price of the product ranges from $25 to $5940, and for aspiring outdoor chefs who are lucky enough to have a lot of cash, the price is as high as $.
When spring is hot
The same is true for the appetite for a barbecue feast --
New Zealand consumers are told to shop around to make sure they get a barbecue that best suits their needs.
This includes reminding us of the environment.
See if your barbecue can be fixed now.
Before sending it to the dump. "[In]
New Zealand, we have been buying barbecues that last for two or three years and then throwing them away, "said BBQ an Cannata, manager of the North Shore Four Seasons barbecue.
"This is terrible for the environment and a huge waste of money.
"Most of the barbecue parts are now made of rust-proof materials and the store is more likely to sell spare parts to repair worn-out cookware until nuts and bolts.
In addition, the lower price of barbecue is usually $10, about $400.
One year warranty, Cannata said.
The first thing that Cannata asks customers looking to invest in is how many people they want to cook.
"If you want to cook for a family of four, you only need a three-bite barbecue.
"There is a misconception in New Zealand that you need six stoves to cook for four people --
This is no longer the case.
"New Zealand consumers say a single burner barbecue provides the most uniform heat distribution without being able to cook a variety of different foods at different temperatures.
The annual barbecue test released earlier this month found that the top four barbecues were Weber brands.
Regulators say they will recommend every Weber brand model they test, including home Q Premium (Q3200AU)
Come out on top.
Consumer researchers say this is due to the fact that Weber's gas grill uses a burner and the model does not use a flame dimmer
This reduces the effectiveness of the burner
Because the steep dome hood caused the air to re-
Loop quickly when pulling down.
Consumers agree that if you want the barbecue to continue, it's worth eating a little more in front.
Of course, how much you are willing to pay is not the only problem --
There is also competition between natural gas and coal.
"Charcoal is a labor of love and it will take a while," Cannata said . ".
"Waiting for the charcoal to heat up will be three times longer.
"Gas is more convenient, but the advantage of charcoal is the taste.
Cannata says there is no reason to think that cheap and pleasant deals do not do the basic cooking work well.
"There's really nothing wrong with them.
"It's not like a gas barbecue, where you have gas fittings and electronic igniters that can go wrong, and knobs that can be lost.
"As long as the required cooking is simple enough, the $25 charcoal model sold at the warehouse has the potential to do the job," he said.
The other end of the price range is the XXL large green egg charcoal burner, which retails for less than $6000 in 4 seasons.
The ceramic insulated Grill has a lifetime warranty and is the last time you buy a grill, says Cannata.
"You can bake inside, you can make pizza inside, you can make 18-
Cook in the hour.
Do whatever you want.
"XXL eggs come with a built-in thermostat-
One of the features that Canata says is worth splitting.
The thermostat is the only way to know that you cook at the right temperature, he says, so it's a very useful kit.
The side burner works like an oven stove and is an optional extra burner, depending on the preference.