More Grilling Tips

Before you start cooking, always preheat your grill 15 to 25 minutes to ensure the grill reaches the proper temperature for cooking your food. This is an important step because in addition to ensuring proper temperature and even heat, it will kill any bacteria that may have grown on your grill since you last grilled….

Grilling with Aromatics

The best thing about grilling is that smokey flavor we can’t get from cooking in the oven or on the stovetop. Charcoal grills naturally offer more of that smokey flavor inherently, but there are things we can do to add to that smokey flavor, both on the charcoal grill and on a gas grill. Wood…

Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a kind of soup that is usually served cold, is very easy to make and is great for the warm summer months. It is frequently a tomato-based soup, but there are many variations that also include things like melons, grapes, avocados and various other fruits or vegetables, usually raw. Soaked bread is frequently…

Cooking with Lapsang Souchong Tea

If you are not familiar with Lapsang souchong tea, it is a unique and highly flavorful smoked tea from China that is, for many people, an acquired taste as a drinking tea. Reactions upon drinking Lapsang souchong tea for the first time are typically along the lines of love it or hate it. But many…

Grilling Fruit

The hot summer months are a time for eating light, taking advantage of nature’s bounty, and cooking outdoors. When people think of grilling, most people think about meats. But vegetables and fruits can be amazing on the grill as well! We’ve already discussed grilling vegetables, so for this article, we’ll focus on how we can…