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The Ultimate Indoor Grill—Your Fireplace

The Ultimate Indoor Grill—Your Fireplace

This winter is one for the record books, with weather so cold in the Northeast, it even stopped Niagara Falls in its tracks. An unexpected reminder of how dependent we are on the grid for warmth, water, and, of course, the ability to produce hot food. While I’d normally advocate shoveling a path to the grill to cook when the power’s out—easy for a Miami-based guy to say, right?—no one should be outdoors in dangerously cold conditions. But you don’t have to forsake the satisfying flavors of smoke and...

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FIREPLACE COOKERY

FIREPLACE COOKERY: PART 1 We don't do much fireplace cooking here in Miami. So here's a scene from the wood-burning hearth at Barbecue University. If this is a subject that interests you, check out William Rubel's book, The Magic of Fire: Hearth Cooking (Ten Speed Press, 2002). The jacket reads, "Hearth cooking is a hobby with almost no entry barrier..." Amen. In the meantime, here are some of my tips for fireplace cookery: 1) Build a...

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