Barbeque: Descriptive writing including person, place, object, and/or event and the 5 senses if possible.

Essay by zeinman September 2007

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It was the Holy month of Ramadan, this is when Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. Every dinner is to be special but today I was craving something different. My wife Angela was starting to get dinner ready when she asked what would I like for dinner. I wasn’t sure, but earlier that day I was working in the garage and I happened to walk by the barbeque grill and I thought to my self I wouldn’t mind a burger so I told my wife lets barbeque.

I started to get everything ready I cleaned the makeshift barbeque grill, (it’s really a Home Depot style fire pit). I blew out the ashes from the past barbeque we had. I set the bricks along the bottom of the pit. I started to gather up small twigs from around the yard and set them into a small pile in the pit.

I doused them with lighter fluid it makes the fire burn easier at the beginning. After I placed the small twigs in the pit I poured the Kingsford charcoal on top of the twigs placed them into a small pile and doused them with lighter fluid too and let them soak in for about tens minutes. Finally I was about to light the fire, I lit the match and bent over to place it at the bottom of the pit when ‘POP’ it blew up in my face, I was o.k. but I singed a few facial hairs non-the less the fire was burning.

My wife brought out the hamburgers patties and the grill had a violent red-hot glow. I put the first few patties on the grill and watched them sizzle from the red hot charcoals underneath, after a couple of minutes the water and juices was starting...