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Do You Grill With Gas or Charcoal?

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Talldiva45 Talldiva45 8 years
We use gas bc of the ease but used to have a charcaol grill which does add more flavor - wish we had both.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
Where's the option for using wood? We put wood in the grill and light it and let it burn down to embers for a while and then put the food on. It cooks a little faster than charcoal, but if you let it burn down for a while, it imparts a nice smoky flavor to the food.
dani17731 dani17731 8 years
You MUST use charcoal. To use a gas grill in my family is blasphemy.
orangek8 orangek8 8 years
I love my gas grill.
Chrstne Chrstne 8 years
Charcoal. I love it.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
personally i don't grill but my husband prefers charcoal and my mom uses a gas grill at home.
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 8 years
When cooking need charcoal..........but gas is so convenient in the can still add smoke flavor on if you can .........get one of each!
Pampire Pampire 8 years
I have both, if your lava rocks are well used in your gas grill it makes your food taste really good and I prefer it but of course the new gas grills don't have lava rocks so they probably suck, but if I make hamburgers I usually use my charcoal grill because the grease in the burgers make my gas grill flame up pretty bad and it scares me a little bit! Overall though I prefer my gas grill. :)
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 8 years
Marci Marci 8 years
I'm all about the charcoal.
opisnowpro opisnowpro 8 years
I use gas but charcoal is better
doogirl doogirl 8 years
I agree with tisgirl!!! Charcoal rocks!
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
Charcoal all the way. Gas is easy, but something grilled over charcoal just tastes better.
sonya-ina sonya-ina 8 years
Gas vs. Charcoal, I'd say gas, just because it's way more convenient. However, my father-in-law just got an electric grill that uses pellets and it's awesome! So, if I had to choose, I'd say electric!
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