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17 Hacks That Will Make Your BBQ Awesome

Barbecue season is upon us: and the air is thick with the smell of sizzling burgers. Make sure yours goes with a bang, rather than a fizzle, with these handy Hellmann's Hacks.

1. Run out of firelighters? Try tortilla chips!

2. Cook pizza on the barbecue in addition to your burgers

3. Invest in two types of barbecue tongs

One set with grips for turning and handling food - and another with insulated handles for handling and turning coals. This way, your food won't get dusty and the food grease won't make the coals flare up.

4. Use a jar to make a mess-free barbecue rub

5. Throw a handful of aromatic herbs on the barbecue

6. Grease your grill before you add food

7. Keep your meat warm with a DIY beef-case

8. If you're serious about barbecuing invest in a chimney starter

9. When life smokes you some lemons…

10. Use rosemary springs to make kebabs

11. Write how you want your burger cooked on the inside of your bun lid in ketchup and mayonnaise…

12. If you want your barbecue to look pretty remember '10 & 2'

13. Spray your meat with a squirt bottle full of apple juice as it cooks

14. For an extra moist burger add ice

15. Make your barbecue go with a bang with some jalapeno poppers

16. Worried about fish sticking to the grill?

17. Mayonnaise + mince = the world's juiciest burgers

Mix mayonnaise with your mince for extra juicy burgers.

And now for the ultimate BBQ hack from Hellmann's Hacks that really rocks - The DJ-BBQ!

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