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Prepping ingredients at the last minute

One of the most important restaurant secrets every home cook should know is that you should always have your mise en place. Chopping vegetables, marinating meat and having everything in place before you start cooking means you will have more time to focus on what’s happening on the grill once you fire it up.

40 rookie grilling mistakes and how to avoid them

Grilling is an all-American pastime that’s perfect for enjoying the weather from your own backyard. Make yourself a simple weeknight dinner or enjoy a mid-day feast of burgers, steaks and hot dogs, but make sure you don’t make these mistakes when firing up the grill.