Posted May 4, 2005 by Nick Lindauer in Hot Sauce News

Fun BBQ facts

Fun BBQ facts:

Cooking on the good ol’ “Q” has become the number one summertime leisure activity among families with one in three households owning a grill.

Charcoal is still considered to be the favourite BBQ fuel with many grills still fuelled in the old school fashion. However, gas is quickly gaining in favour.

BBQ in no longer a male dominated activity. While 51% of males cha-cha with the charcoal 49% of women flamenco with the flames.

Smoking or indirect heat BBQ has quickly been building in popularity with many BBQs coming with chip containers for smoking built right in.

There are over 20,000 BBQ competitions in North America every year!

Ten per cent of households claim to grill year round. Now in January, that’s dedication!


Nick Lindauer

The Original Hot Sauce Blog