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Avoid these grilling mistakes for Memorial Day
Tuesday - 5/22/2012, 6:46am  ET
For many, Memorial Day means grilling, so don't make a rookie mistake. Watch how food is spaced on the grill and take your time. (Thinkstock)
Hit a homerun on the grill
WTOP's Del Walters reports.
WASHINGTON - The long Memorial Day weekend is approaching, with many people planning to fire up the grill.
Before you load the grill, avoid these rookie BBQ mistakes.
- Don't put everything on the grill at once. It's tempting but remember, everything could burn at once too.
- Space out the food, paying close attention to fatty foods. They tend to cause flare-ups.
- Raise the grill, so it is farther from the coals. It may take a little longer, but it's worth it.
Del Walters contributed to this report. Follow WTOP on Twitter.
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