As the weather turns warmer, people’s thoughts turn toward grilling. In this timely piece, Consumer Reports found five CR Best Buy grills for $500 or less. They are:

  • Fiesta Blue Ember FG50069-U409, $450.
  • Char-Broil Red 463250509, $450
  • Kenmore 16641, $350
  • Char-Broil Commercial Series 463268008, $300
  • Char-Broil Commercial Quantum 463247209, $500
  • Consumer Reports recommends looking for Memorial Day and July 4th sales when buying a grill. Its Web site also recommends a number of things to look for when buying a grill, including the cooking area, features and safety issues. Be sure to check it out before buying your next grill.

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