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10 Recipes to Grill in February

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February can be a dreary month, punctuated only by Super Bowl Sunday (now in the rearview mirror), Valentine’s Day, and depending on where you live, winter storms. But a dose of fresh air and a great grilled meal are good antidotes to your February funk. Here are some of our favorite recipes.


10 Recipes to Grill in February

Grilled Key Lime Mojitos

Grilled Key Lime Mojitos

If a tropical getaway isn’t in the cards this month, a rummy but refreshing mojito made with grilled limes will lift winter-weary spirits.

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Wood-Grilled Blistered Tomato and Ricotta Bruschetta

Wood-Grilled Blistered Tomato and Ricotta Bruschetta

During the winter months, cherry tomatoes are a good choice. When blistered over a hot fire, preferably fueled by wood, they make a sweet and juicy topping for grilled bread.

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Grilled Calcots (or Scallions or Leeks)

Grilled Calcots

February is the peak of calçot season in Catalonia. This cross between a spring onion and a baby leek is grilled by the thousands over wood fires, then served as an appetizer in clay roofing tiles with nutty, brick-colored Romesco. Try it with the lamb chops below for a memorable Mediterranean meal.

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Maple-Sriracha Glazed Chicken Drumsticks

Maple-Sriracha Glazed Chicken Drumsticks

Glazed with a tantalizing mixture of maple syrup, sriracha, and butter, this recipe takes advantage of one of the biggest bargains at the meat counter—chicken drumsticks. The glaze can be used on wings, too.

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Wine-Marinated Flank Steak with Pinot Noir Mushroom Sauce

Because it cooks relatively quickly, steak is a good option for your winter grill. Here, flank steak is marinated in wine and herbs and finished with a hearty mushroom sauce. Use any leftover meat (thinly sliced on a sharp diagonal) on salads, in nachos, or on sandwiches.

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Sugar Cane Shrimp with Spiced Rum Glaze

Whether served as an appetizer or a main course, jumbo shrimp on sugar cane skewers glazed with rum, brown sugar, and Caribbean spices bring the islands to your table in the dead of winter. Pair with a pitcher of mojitos (see recipe above).

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Finger Burner Lamb Chops

Known in Italy as scottadito (literally, finger burner), these diminutive rosemary-seasoned lamb chops make a great starter or main course.

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South African Grilled Cheese (Rooster Brodje)

Called “rooster brodje,” this South African grilled cheese sandwich features bacon, chutney, tomato, and Cheddar cheese. It’s a popular offering at braais (barbecue parties). A plancha or cast iron griddle will give the sandwiches a beautifully browned exterior.

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Spice-Grilled Pineapple with Mezcal and Whipped Cream

When something sweet but light is craved after a meal, our go-to is fresh pineapple, grilled and topped with mezcal-whipped cream. (Mezcal is tequila’s smokier cousin.)

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Salt Slab-Grilled Pears with Amaretti

Salt Slab-Grilled Pears with Amaretti

For a show-stopping dessert, grill amaretti-stuffed pears (in season right now) on slabs of Himilayan salt. Amaretti—crunchy almond-flavored Italian cookies—can be found at many gourmet markets or online.

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