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Not Your Usual Barbecue: 10 Offbeat Foods You Should Grill Right Now

Not Your Usual Barbecue: 10 Offbeat Foods You Should Grill Right Now

Guilty as charged. Of grilling the same familiar foods over and over—you know, steak, salmon, bratwurst. We all do it (even me), when the wide wondrous Planet Barbecue beacons. It’s time to break out of your comfort zone: to try some different foods on your grill and new techniques for grilling them. To get you started, here's my top 10 list of offbeat foods to fire up your grill for right now. Halloumi: This snappy salty white cheese from Cyprus is designed not to melt at high temperature. Which...

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Better Late Than Never—Predictions for Barbecue in 2014

Better Late Than Never—Predictions for Barbecue in 2014

2013 was a sensational year for barbecue. Wildly innovative dishes. Sizzling new grills. Fantastic new restaurants—often in locations where you’d least expect them. No one can foresee the future, of course (especially not through clouds of hickory smoke), but this Barbecue! Bible pundit will hazard some predictions. The coming year will bring us even better ’que—at home, at restaurants, and on the barbecue trail. Herewith, my barbecue predictions for 2014. Tempted by tentacles: In the last month, I’ve eaten...

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OCTOPUS

YOU CAN GRILL WHAT?  Hot off the set of Le Maitre du Grill, chargrilled octopus! And for 11 million Greeks, barbecue just wouldn't be complete without it. Marinate the octopus with wine, lemon juice, olive oil, and oregano (preferably Greek). The recipe is in Planet Barbecue on page 520.) Direct grill the octopus until lightly charred--the Greeks use charcoal. Then serve with ouzo (Greek spirits) and a Greek salad--the perfect...

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