You don’t preheat the grill
The biggest grilling mistake most people make occurs before the meat even hits the grill, says grilling expert Kevin Kolman, official “Grill Master” for Weber. “If you preheat the grill properly, the meat will cook faster, and be more moist and tender.” Close the lid once the ideal temperature is reached (between 350 and 450°F depending on the food) to prevent your meat from losing moisture.
You don’t clean your grill
Skip out on a thorough cleaning at the expense of your taste buds. “Residue accumulates over time and settles into the nooks and crannies of your grill grates, causing the sticking that can tear off the beautiful crust you worked so hard to create,” chef Adam Perry Lang, author of Serious Barbecue, told Men’s Health. Timing is key: Kolman suggests you clean right after you’ve preheated the grill. Run it on high for 10 to 15 minutes with the lid closed. Use a brass bristle brush to scrub off the ashy debris. If you don’t have a brush, use aluminum foil balled up and grasped with a pair of tongs. Replace drip pans if they’re more than