Step 1: Purchase a charcoal-warmer-upperThis is not the official name of this gadget, but it is very useful. Have your 6-year-old inspect the device to make sure it is indestructible!
Step 2: Take cool picture of reflective grill coverAs you can see, at the right angle, you can get a rounded reflection of yourself, your messy backyard and the blue sky.
Step 3: Prepare CharcoalPut charcoal in charcoal-warmer-uppers and light.
Step 4: Allow charcoal to smolderAnd take another cool picture of the smoke billowing up. This takes about 15-20 minutes.
Step 5: Put yummy, juice steak on grillThe closer to the center the better - I guess - I don't really know - I'm just looking for a reason to blog. :-)
Step 6: CookAnd take yet another cool picture of reflective grill.
Step 7: Turn steaksAbout 6 minutes in, turn steaks. I was changing a diaper during this step, so I missed the photo-opp.
Step 8: Turn steaksAfter about 5 minutes, turn the steaks again.
Step 8: Test TemperatureUsing a meat thermometer, insert end into thick center of steak. Keep cooking if you like your's "done done". I'll take mine medium-rare please.
Step 9: DroolNothin' like a nice, juicy steak, fresh off the grill. mmmm...
Step 10: Mustgo'sMustgo's is a term coined by my mother meaning "Everything must go". I decided to try the leftover steak on my salad of spring greens, gorgonzola cheese, cranberries and walnuts with a homemade balsamic vinaigrette.
Coming Friday...How to grill a Hamburger!