Now summer is upon us most of us will be getting the barbecues out and using them once more. There are many benefits to be had from cooking food on a barbecue rather than in the kitchen. When you cook food on a barbecue it seems to tastes much nicer. The reason for this being that the intense heat produced by a barbecue helps to actually caramelize the exterior of the food. A barbecue not only helps to actually make food look more appetizing by turning the food a golden brown color, but also you’ll find it helps to bring out more of the foods flavor. Of course if you’d like your food to taste even more wonderful adding some wood chips to it can prove extremely useful. You’ll often find using a barbecue can prove more convenient but also easy to use. Once assembled you simply need to light the charcoal or turn on the gas supply and leave it for a little while to heat up.