Outdoor Grilling in the Wintertime

Article by Dhyfeer

I absolutely love outdoor grilling and unlike some people I really don’t mind winter grilling at all. As a matter of fact I grill out during every season of the year and in all temperatures and weather conditions. Of course it might be a bit more challenging grilling during the winter months and yes probably a bit more difficult, but it really isn’t anything that can’t be overcome.

I would say the one question that I am consistently asked more often than any other is, do you prefer gas grills or charcoal grills when grilling out in the wintertime? My answer to that question is I have used both to one degree or another and both can work well depending on what you are cooking.

I will say this though, I do prefer using gas grills during the colder months, especially if I am grilling larger cuts of meat like a roast. The reason is these grills get up to cooking temperature much quicker than charcoal and they hold their cooking temperatures better. Charcoal works fine for smaller cuts of meat like steak and hamburger, but for the larger cuts, in my mind, gas is the most convenient to use. Roasts take a while to cook and gas hold it’s temperatures better, plus you don’t have to replenish coals.

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