5 Things for Summer
Outdoor Cooking Edition
Outdoor cooking is an unrivaled summer activity. You’re close to nature, but not so close that you might get uncomfortable. This is not the beach where you have to haul everything four miles across sand as a feat endurance and suffering. You have anything you could need. There you are in your backyard where nothing can bother you. You go to the garage refrigerator to grab a beer, put on some music, light the fire and do some cooking. This is obviously important work. You need to drink that beer while you watch the fire heat-up. It wouldn’t be safe to leave it, a kid could stick his hand in there. You’re not just standing around drinking — you’re contributing, and feeding your family. It’s glorious, grilling. There’s nothing in life as simultaneously productive and unproductive.
The 4th of July is grilling’s big moment. It’s the time when we all appreciate the greatness of cooking outdoors. It’s timely to talk about some of the important material goods we might consider for a successful good summer. That might mean a new grill, finding a good chair or some other fun stuff. Here are 5 Things for Independence Day.
I. Portable Kitchen
If you like charcoal grilling as much as I do, you need to consider PK Grills from Little Rock, Arkansas. These “portable kitchen” grills are made from cast aluminum so they reflect heat internally to whatever you are cooking. The shape is specifically designed to enable both grilling or smoking. Some people may think they are ugly but I think the quirky design is what makes them endearing. The Original PK in Silver