Many grill masters are going to find that calibrating and seasoning their grills and smokers is one of the most complicated parts of the job. It is often the most minor issues with grills and smokers that will make all the difference between a ruined meal and one that everyone will not stop talking about. For those that are ready to take their grilling and smoking to the next level, here are a few tips for perfectly seasoning and calibrating outdoor cooking devices.
The First Steps
Before ever placing a single piece of meat in a smoker or grill, it is important to take a few steps to improving the cooking and remove any chance of health issues. These devices are often going to be filled with dust, grim, oils, coating materials, and cardboard due to the manufacturing and shipping. The first step is to wipe down the inside and outside with water and non-toxic soap and then let it dry before carrying out the first dry run.