Grill-Buying Guide: How to Choose the Perfect Outdoor Barbecue (PHOTOS)

grillI cannot tell you how excited I am for summer to come. Not just for the additional hours of daylight, extra quality time with my daughter, or being able to bask in the warmth of the sun ... but because it will finally be BBQ season!

This is a culinary season that I have been waiting for. Delicious mesquite grilled burgers, spicy and tangy BBQ ribs, and beer can chicken are dishes I've been dreaming of all winter. But there's one little issue with making my backyard foodie dreams come true: Over the winter, one of the legs of our tiny backyard grill rusted right off. We need to get a new outdoor cooking solution stat, but what kind of grill to pick

In doing some research, I found there are tons of grill options. So to help me, and to help YOU if you happen to be in the market for a new barbecue, I've narrowed the search down to these top seven contenders -- and trust me, there's a perfect grill in here for everyone!

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