Good cleaning is half way to good barbecuePlay Video
SOME PEOPLE DO THIS IMMEDIATELY AFTERWARDS, OTHERS JUST BEFORE
THEY USE IT AGAIN, BUT NEITHER OF THESE DO ANY GOOD: EVENTUALLY THE
MOMENT WILL COME WHEN THE BARBECUE HAS TO BE CLEANED.
Often after a good barbecue party nothing happens for days. Everyone waits until someone else cleans the barbecue. In the worst case the barbecue lies around dirty for far too long. But sometimes the cleaning is actually not too bad.
Gas barbecue owners definitely have an advantage here. Once the last piece of meat has been barbecued, they just turn the heat knob up to the maximum. At 350 degrees even the stickiest remains burn away from the grate leaving only ash which can be easily wiped away with a damp cloth. This is similar to the way a self-cleaning oven works. Cleaning charcoal barbecues on the other hand has the advantage of bringing you closer to your ancestors because ultimately soap has been made from barbecue ash for millennia. Simply dip a damp sponge into the ash and clean the grate. The ash slurry cleans away any incrustations. Then simply rinse the grate with water – preferably in the garden as the rinsed ash mixture acts as fertiliser. If even this doesn’t help, then you can always use oven cleaner. Spray the grate with the oven cleaner and leave it in a big plastic bag for several hours to take effect. Then wash off any stubborn residues with washing-up liquid and a sponge. And what always works is simple scrubbing with a steel sponge, water and washing up liquid. If you rub a little oil onto the grate before starting the barbecuing process, you’ll save yourself a lot of work because this makes it harder for any residues to stick to the grate. Pleasant side effect: the meat does not stick and is easier to turn.
Use our Cool-Clean Premium Brush for the easy cleaning of porcelain, chrome and cast iron grates. The stable hook can also be used to lift the grids and as an underwire scraper.
DIRT DROPS OFF!
Then one day even the best Cool-Cleanbrush head will be worn out. But with our replacement head you can very easily continue cleaning without having to purchase an entire new brush. This both saves waste and protects your wallet.
A GOOD BASIS!
The Cool-Clean Brush can't do anyone any harm: Rugged, it will never rust, so it will see you through every barbecue season. Of course it cleans both top and side surfaces effectively.
EVERYTHING FOR YOUR DIRT!
The Cool-Clean 360 Brush is ideal for the complete cleaning of your barbecue. Particularly resistant, it will eradicate even the most stubborn dirt.
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