Recipes for Grilling
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Recipes and more recipes is our
goal because recipes are a critical part of the grilling process. Grill recipes allow you to match the food you
serve to your individual taste or to the tastes of guests you may be entertaining. Included are recipes for the
various meats, as well as recipes for grilled vegetables and tasty dessert recipes.
While it is perfectly fine to just toss hot dogs, beef patties or sausages on the grill for a
quick meal, there is no reason you can't do something a little more elegant! The trick is to simply match your
choice of food to the proper or desired grill technique and then compliment the taste with your favorite marinade,
rub or sauce.
Some recipes are better suited to one of the two grilling styles, direct or indirect, than
the other. Direct grilling simply means cooking the food right above the hot coals or gas flames. Indirect grilling
involves cooking the food in an area that is not directly above the source of heat - this is often used for
preparing larger cuts of meat and to help preserve moisture and tenderness. This also tends to let the food take on
more of the smoke flavor.
You should be aware that there are a number of different factors that can affect the
outcome of your grill session. The colder the weather the longer the food will take to cook and likewise the
temperature and thickness of the food will affect cooking time. If you are cooking with hardwoods (oak, apple,
mesquite) they will cook hotter than charcoal.
Before getting started a few more tips:
(1) Keep your grill clean.
(2) Preheat your grill.
(3) Oil the grates with extra virgin or extra light olive
(4) Keep watch on your food for doneness, don't leave it
(5) Start a charcoal fire with a chimney or electric
(6) Avoid using a fork to turn the food - you lose juices through the
(7) Try to turn the food over only once if
(8) Never try to grill frozen or cold food - room temperature works
(9) If you are using a barbecue sauce that contains a sugar
ingredient (sugar, brown sugar, molasses, etc.) remember not to apply it until the last eight to ten minutes of
Just remember, preparing a great grilled or barbecued recipe is a matter of practice and
patience. Follow the recipes and soon you will be adding your own unique touches to your grilled meals.
Try the recipes just as they are or feel free to experiment by substituting different spices,
herbs and sauces in place of the ones listed. Your barbecue recipes should always reflect your own special
Check back often, as we will be adding new grilling recipes from time to time.
Recipes for preparing meat dishes.
Grilling recipes for veggies.
Recipes for creating grilled desserts.
- Side Dishes
side dish recipes