Preparing for the Daylight Saving Time Video

In this video we prepare for the upcoming season cleaning our cooking devices, such our BBQ grill.
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Todd Mohr: Day-light savings time is the practice of advancing clock, so that the afternoons have more day-light and that the mornings have less. And although it was originally designed to reduce electric usage, there is some controversy over whether it's had this effect or not. So whatever the clock says the days naturally get longer. They signal the plants to get ready to provide the fruits and vegetables, herbs and spices for us for the coming growing season. It's an exciting time a year for me. Now mostly it's now used as a marker for the beginning of the seasons. And there is a reminder to do certain things like put your clock forward for the spring, like change your smoke-detector battery, stuff like that. But if you have the love of cooking there are some cooking tasks that go along with day-light savings time. The most cooking fun of the year is cooking outdoors for when the whether gets better. So here's a few things that you need to do to prepare for the season, to remind yourself at daylight savings time. To practice your art of cooking you're going to need clean tools. So let's start outside. Clean the barbecue grill. Let's inspect it, take that cover off. Let's look underneath. Check for spiders under here. You're going to want to check you tank for leaks as well. And the way we do this is a little bit of soapy water on a pastry brush. Turn the tank on, and let's brush a little of this soapy water. You're going to look for bubbles. You don't want to see any bubbles. If you see bubbles, that leaks, you might have to change the gasket or the washer in your LP tank. If you are cooking for fun this year, make sure that you have enough of Propane gas, enough wood chips or charcoal for your outdoor cooking. There is no fun to running out of gas, in the middle of the stake. So as soon as you feel that the last frost has come, start preparing your herbs indoors and out. Window box herbs will give you a small quick start, but your outdoor garden should be tilled and fertilized for the coming season as well. Start preparing those herbs so you can have early harvest. But your outdoor herbs and your garden aren't the only things that need attention. And next time we are going to start to examine what you have to do on the inside to prepare for the day-light savings time coming cooking season.

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