Avoid these grilling mistakes for Memorial Day

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)
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wtopstaff | November 14, 2014 7:34 am

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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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