They say the official start and end to summer are
Memorial Day and Labor Day, respectively. Grill
season lasts much longer in the St. Pierre household.
It usually starts in early April and lasts until sometime in October. Once it starts, I do not use the oven - period. We'll grill dinner every night, as well as occasional lunches. Our family laughs at us. They know once we "spring forward" we cook outdoors,
and once we "fall back" Eileen starts using the oven.
Here are some great grilling tips to save you money:
Grilling helps lower your air-conditioning bill.
Running the oven during the summer can really heat up the house, especially in early evening during
the hottest time of the day. We try to pick the last really cool day in spring to run our oven through its
cleaning cycle with the windows open.their death.