Are lava rocks needed for a bbq?

Answer Lava rocks are not needed for a barbecue. They are not meant to replace charcoal or fuel. Lava rocks help distribute heat more evenly, prevent flare ups and help vaporize drippings. Over time, lava... Read More »

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How to Add Lava Rocks to My Gas Grill?

Lava rocks retain and reflect heat generated by burning propane used for cooking on a gas grill. The coarse, porous rocks can lose their effectiveness over time, as regular heating and cooling caus... Read More »

What is the purpose of lava rocks?

Lava rock is exactly what it sounds like--molten rock that goes flying through the air when a volcano erupts. Once it hits the ground, though, it is scooped up and sold for a variety of domestic us... Read More »

Is cooking with lava rocks harmful?

Cooking with lava rocks is not intrinsically harmful; however, there are a few drawbacks and safety considerations. Since food can permeate lava rocks, high heat may cause excess smoking when food ... Read More »

Do lava rocks deteriorate in fireplaces?

Lava rock should not break, burst, discolor or even deteriorate in a fire place. Some companies even offer guarantees on their products. Lava rock is usually sold by the piece and comes in various ... Read More »