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Grilling Steak - Oiling the Cooking Grate
Oiling Cooking Grate

Oiling Cooking Grate

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Try to maintain good contact on the grill without allowing the steak to stick. This means making sure that your cooking surface is clean and oiled. It is a good idea to oil the cooking grate while it is hot. This is best done when heating up the grill. The easiest way to this is with an oil soaked paper towel and the brush used to clean the grates.

Fold a paper towel in half until it is the size of your grill cleaning brush. Soak it with some oil. I suggest an oil with a high smoke point like an extra light olive oil or grape seed oil. Brush this over the cooking grates evenly. Yes, it will smoke some, but that's okay. As long as you don't let the grill sit at its highest temperature for too long before grilling, the oil will remain there when the steaks go on.

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