11 Grilling Hacks to Try Before Summer Ends

These smart party tricks will heat up your next barbecue in no time

HIDE ICE CUBES IN BURGERS

At a cookout, a dried-out burger is as unwelcome as a swarm of mosquitoes, so some barbecue gurus like to add a single ice cube inside the patty before cooking. To ensure the ice doesn't melt and soak the meat, assemble the patties right before you put them on the grill. As the burger cooks, the ice cube will dissolve, leaving the inside of the patty moist and the outside crispy.