Grill Buying Guide

March 23, 2016 by Kenmore


Shhhh. You hear that? Maybe not just yet, but now that spring has arrived the beautiful sounds of meats and veggies sizzling on the grill are right around the corner. If you’re in the market for new grill, there’s no better time than now to make sure you’re prepped, educated and grilling on the best surface possible this season. Use this little cheat sheet to guide you to the best grill for your needs, plus check out some great tips to make sure you can fully enjoy one of the best parts of summer.

If you’re the type who likes to throw big patio parties and tackle a variety of dishes at once, you should consider a grill with 5- to 6- burners. The extra burners give you added power to cook a variety of different meats and veggies at the same time. If you’re a grill enthusiast who enjoys a few bells and whistles, then you may want to spend a little more to satisfy your craving. The Kenmore 5 Burner Island Gas Grill with Refrigerator has a side searing burner, storage cabinets and refrigerator to keep your extra ingredients cool—and your cold beer chilled. Do you like smoking meat? Run with the Kenmore 6 Burner Stainless Front Gas Grill. Not only does it have a built-in smoker, it gives you 788 square inches of cooking space—plenty of space to show off your grilling skills to family and friends.

Grill Tip:

Already have a grill? Great! Make sure it’s operating at its best before tossing on your burgers, lobster tails and kabobs. Here are five easy ways to prep your grill this season.

For those in need of a great all-around grill that can handle both large and small meals, a 4-burner model is the way to go. These versatile grills range in price based on the features, but have more models to choose from to meet your needs and budget. Looking for a grill that also steams? The Kenmore 4 Burner Gas Kitchen with Top Sear Drawer/Steamer not only steams your veggies, it’s LED lights on the slide shelf let you cook deep into the moonlight. Want a colorful model that’s more your style? Go with the Kenmore 4-burner LP Red Gas Grill w/ Searing Side Burner; its pullout grease tray and cup help you spend less time cleaning and more time enjoying what you just cooked.

Grill Tip:

Pre-cut your vegetables to save time. Keep chicken away from other meats. Use ice to settle grill flare-ups. If these sound foreign to you, you need to check out these helpful grilling tips.

Short on space but don’t want to sacrifice grilling power? The 3-burner grill might be your best bet. Just like the other, larger grills, 3-burner grills vary in price and features but still deliver a fantastic cooking experience. The Kenmore Elite 3 Burner Dual Fuel Stainless Steel Gas Grill has powder-coated doors that resist rust and chipping, and a dual fan system for easy conversion to natural gas. If you’re looking for quality without breaking the bank, check out the Kenmore 3-burner Patio Grill with an electronic ignition and folding shelves for compact storage.

No matter what you’re in the market for, Kenmore has a grill that will help bring your grilling aspirations to the next level. Summer’s coming fast, so choose your menu, prep your ingredients and start inviting your friends and family over. Let the grilling begin!


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