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Cooking under direct heat from above, often in an oven or, if in a restaurant, a salamander. Synonymous with UK/AU term "grilling".

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What is the difference between the various Gourmia GTF7900 Air Fryer cooking modes?

Recently I got myself a new Gourmia GTF7900 Air Fryer. The webpage says this oven has 14 cooking modes. It has 4 heating elements (two below and two above tray) and a hidden fan behind the side wall. ...
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Miso Marinade Did Not Char

I followed this miso recipe and cooked it on a foil lined sheet pan directly under the broiler. Somehow, I only succeeded in burning the excess marinade on the foil, whereas all the marinade coating ...
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Shoulder Steak vs London Broil

I bought a piece of shoulder steak. Can I cook it like a london broil - marinating it and then broiling for around fifteen minutes?
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Can I Sear Sous-Vide Rib Eye Under Infrared Broiler?

I'm new to sous-vide and plan on trying it for the first time with a rib eye steak that is about 1-1/4" thick. I know when it's done cooking, I need to sear it. I was thinking of trying my gas ...
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Broil meringue cookies?

I wanted to make these meringue cookies. The instructions say to bake them for 90 mins at 100, but our oven only broils and we're still waiting to have it fixed. If possible, how long and what ...
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Can I broil a box cake in the oven?

my oven has recently broken, it turns on but does not heat. On the other hand, my broiler works just fine and I've been able to cook peach cobbler and peach bread, though that calls for a different ...
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Alternatives to Broil?

I have taken up cooking while stuck in quarantine and wanted to know if there's an alternative to broiling. I have seen plenty of recipes which recommend broiling but I don't have a broiler. Any ...
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Broiler vs. second baking steel?

How are the results in pizza baking different between one baking steel using a broiler, versus baking the pizza on a lower steel with a second steel on a higher rack? Is one easier to control (less ...
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Is there a way to harden soft braised carrots?

After placing meat on a bed of veg and braising in a wine/stock mixture for a few hours, the carrots taste great, but they don't have a nice texture. How do I harden the soft mushy carrots after a ...
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convection microwave that also broils

How do convection microwaves that also broil work? I am researching (SharpR1874 and Sharp R1881LSY) such ovens that boast a broil feature. One clearly states it has an element in the top, the other ...
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How to imitate the oven on the stovetop?

I would like to know if there are techniques of replicating oven-cooking on the stovetop, without using actual stovetop ovens (aluminum box that sits atop a flame). Although I can cover skillets and ...
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What does "heat the oven to broil" mean?

This recipe states: Heat the oven to broil and arrange a rack in the middle. Then later: Broil the salmon on the baking sheet ... about 10 to 12 minutes. I don't understand what this means. ...
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What oil has a smoking temperature high enough for broiling?

Lately we have been broiling vegetables in the oven with a little bit of extra virgin olive oil on them, but we keep setting off the smoke alarm in the kitchen although the vegetables come out ...
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Why does broiled and roasted salmon give these different results?

I ordered roasted and broiled(grilled) salmon form the restuarant and noticed both products tasted quite different. I don't have a great digestive system but noticed that the roasted salmon agreed ...
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Can I put meat on a broiler rack without using foil?

I have a sturdy broiler I use for broiling meat. It is very similar to the Cook N Home Nonstick Turkey Roaster, a rectangular cast iron deep walled pan with a rack inside of it. Formerly I have ...
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How to get that crispy skin on a roasted turkey or chicken

I love making roast chicken, but I don't seem to be able to get the skin to crisp to that nice mahogany color, like this: Some of the things I have tried: butterfly and roast at 500 (Alton Brown ...
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Broiling Specifics

I have 2 questions when I broil lamb chops. When the recipe says to broil lamb chops 4-5 inches from the top element, to they mean the top of the lamb chop should be 4-5 inches from the element, or ...
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Can You Blowtorch A Pig Skin to Make it Crispy?

I like to try this recipe here. http://panlasangpinoy.com/2014/01/11/crispy-oven-broiled-liempo/ Liempo means Pork Belly in our country. Anyway, my oven is a simple gas oven with no broiler option. ...
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Bake and then Broil instead of flipping?

If I wanted to cook a meal - ie chicken wings - in a baking tray evenly on both sides, instead of turning them halfway through the cooking process, could I just switch from bake to broil midway so ...
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Broiler Drawer vs Oven Broiler?

I'm considering purchasing a new freestanding gas range and would like to hear pros and cons of people's experiences with a broiler drawer under the main oven or having the broiler element inside the ...
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Scary moments - what temperature for broiling?

I have a significant problem - our broiler is flat out dangerous. The oven/broiler came with our house. Every single thing we've put under it has been burnt (it says it's 550, but I think it could be ...
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Does a GRILL in a UK recipe refer to a BROILER in US? [duplicate]

In a recipe from the UK it says to turn the GRILL to high and place food on baking sheet as close to grill as possible. This sounds like a Broiler in US. Am i correct?
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How to achieve a good char on cooked and shredded chicken?

I happened to be at the grocery store just as they marked down that day's rotisserie chicken. I planned to use chicken breasts for tomorrow's Sesame Noodles with Shredded Chicken, but at that price it ...
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What does it mean to broil 4 inches from the heat for x minutes?

I was looking at some recipes online and it said 'Broil 4 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until lightly browned.' Does broiling mean a specific temperature? I have never broiled anything before ...
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Can a broiler function as a grill substitute when making kebabs?

When grilling is not option, but broiling is: Can a broiler + broiler plate function as a substitute for a grill when making kebabs? If so, what must I do to prevent overcooking beef, lamb and/or ...
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Which method of preparation would produce a more tender and juicier steak, grilling or broiling? [closed]

I do not have an outdoor grill but would like to make steak. I just bought a grill pan, and I have an electric oven with a broiler setting. Between these two methods which would produce the more ...
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Can I use the grill tray in my oven for grilling?

My oven came with 2 baking trays, and a small tray which looks like a grill (i.e, its got rows of vertical metal strips the same way as a grill does). Can I use this tray for grilling or broiling, and ...
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Broil pork chops before roasting?

I've had great success preparing chicken using variations of the following procedure: Arrange chicken pieces in a roasting pan with a lid Add other flavorings (whatever I have on hand or am in the ...
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No broiler - is there a way to fake it?

My range (oven) does not have a broiler (grill), but I've been coming across recipes lately (for pizza, in particular) that require one. Any suggestions on how to fake it? One thing I've tried is to ...
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What is the difference between Grills, Barbecues, Broiling e.t.c.? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Translating cooking terms between US / UK / AU / CA / NZ What is the difference between Grills, Barbecues, Broiling e.t.c.? Note: I plan to post my own answer, but you're ...
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Thawing and Broiling Steak

I just got home from work and feel like broiling a steak. Unfortunately, the steak I have is still frozen (I forgot to stick it in the fridge to thaw overday). About how long should I leave it out to ...
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How to deal with flare up when broiling a steak?

I was broiling a steak (with the fat on, and I had also lightly coated it with olive oil). After I had turned it over, about the 2nd minute (before it was done) there was a huge pop and a small flame ...
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How to broil a rack of goat ribs

It's football playoff time, and I have two racks of goat ribs. My cooking plan is to wrap the ribs in foil and broil them. Any recommendations about what to do with them first, and what to put in the ...
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Our broiler "ruins" pans when we use it

Whenever I broil something (like a piece of fish) in the oven, using either a 1/4 sheet pan or a 9 X 13 pan for example, any fats wind up burning onto the pan and I can't get the pan clean. It's ...
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Preparation Techniques for Tilapia Filets

In my freezer, I have two thin tilapia filets that need to be eaten. I realize that I can: wrap them in foil with seasoning and cook bake or broil them with butter, wine, lemon juice, and/or other ...
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Convert grill recipe to broiler and/or oven

I have a recipe that requires a grill. Its for pizza and specifically I am supposed to: Set the pizza on the grill and close the lid. Turn grill to medium high and cook for 5 to 8 minutes or ...
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