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Tips from BBQ Bootcamp

Tips from BBQ Bootcamp

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year: the time when we shed our scarves, break out the patio furniture, and gear up for some glorious summer grilling. If you’ve been avoiding your grill since the first signs of winter, or simply need a brush-up on your technique, below are a few of my favorite grilling tips to help you kick off the season the right way. 1. Control the fire, don’t let it control you Create a “3-zone” fire...

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Lettuce on the Grill

Lettuce on the Grill Experience a bit of grillside overindulgence recently? Sounds like it might be time for some of my patented lettuce-grilling tips. The secret lies in the choice of lettuce--choose firm, bitter varieties, such as radicchio and endive, that can stand up to the searing heat. Then: 1. Set up a charcoal grill for direct grilling, and preheat to high. 2. Cut the radicchio or endive into wedges and skewer them with slender bamboo...

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