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A dry heat cooking method using direct heat, most often from open flames or charcoal embers. For the UK/AU usage describing cooking with the upper element of an oven, use the broiling tag.

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How to grill eggplant and tomato?

I have a infrared oven. I want to use it to grill eggplant and tomato. I have no clue why restaurants can do that so good. Every time I do grill them, it just like to put them into reheat. Any advice?
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Cooking “steak tips” on the grill - how to avoid making them tough?

Recently we bought some "steak tips" from a local farm, and cooked them on our grill and were very unhappy about the result - they were very tough, although the flavor was ok. I wanted to see if ...
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Is cooking with an air fryer similar, nutritionally, to baking?

Irrelevant context: I've been borrowing a friend's air fryer, and I love how fast it cooks! So much that I'm considering getting one of my own to cook 80% of my meals with. But, my girlfriend is ...
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Can a charcoal grill maintain a constant high temperature?

In the example in this question I mention getting the grill to 400 Fahrenheit. This example is not in a vacuum. I really do need to roast my brussels sprouts at 400 Fahrenheit and I won't necessarily ...
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How accurate is the hand technique for grilling?

I have read several articles and watched several videos talking about the proper way to gauge the temperature of a grill. Basically they state if you can hold your hand X inches over a grill for Y ...
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What's the best way to reheat grilled shrimp

We are having a party in a few weeks and I would like to serve some grilled shrimp, but there will be fifty or so people, and I would prefer to cook all of the food in advanced so I'm not spending the ...
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Can I marinate chicken that has already been cooked?

I have some chicken that was grilled. I want to put it back on the grill and cook it some more. I marinated it in a bag. Is it OK to marinate cooked chicken?
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Cooking different meats on George Foreman grill

If I cook some chicken breasts on a George Foreman Grill, can I cook another type of meat straight after it? Or do I need to clean the grill inbetween each? I've been doing the latter since I bought ...
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How to stop grease dripping on coals from catching flames?

I am using one of those small grills where the grate is only about an inch or two above the coals. When I cook something that doesn't have much grease (like vegetables), it is fine but the main thing ...
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How to grill without an actual grill

Clarification: The term "grill" is used here with the US-based term for grilling, which may differ from other countries such as Great Britain and Australia, where it is typically called a "barbecue"; ...
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What ingredients to use to prevent steak from drying out on the grill?

I know from experience that finely crushed onions mixed with vinegar, work well on keeping the meat from shrinking while on the grill. I also know of honey, but have yet to try and incorporate it into ...
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Grilling beef steak on a contact grill

Should I use both sides of a contact grill when doing a beef steak or is it better to use just one side and flip the meat after some time? The grill I own is Catler gr4011
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problem with flame control in a natural gas grill

I have a natural gas grill and replaced the burners a couple years ago with generic adjustable length burners. Lately I noticed I was getting yellow flames so I adjusted the air flow on the burner and ...
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Substitute for Aluminum Foil - Grilling [duplicate]

I have used aluminum foil when I grill salmon because it keeps the oil from running onto the heating element and smoking the fish. Can anyone suggest a substitute for aluminum foil?
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Does the snake method only work on circular grills?

I have an aussie walkabout grill which is squared shape and wanted to know does the snake method only work for weber/circled shaped grills or for any type of grill?
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Ways to prevent smoke when grilling

I've been grilling hamburgers and steaks but my neighbors complain about the smoke. Are there ways to reduce the smoke but still let me cook basically the same way? I'm currently using a Weber ...
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Grilling veggies & meat on same surface for vegetarian guests

If I grill veggies and then grill meats (or vice versa) on the same surface, is heating and brushing the grill an adequate method to assure I haven't offended a vegan or vegetarian?
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How do I prevent sugar from burning/sticking on cast iron grill?

I've got a Lodge reversible cast iron grill/griddle (this model). The griddle side works great, and I've had no problems with food sticking or burning. But I've had less luck with the grill side. ...
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Partially tough pulled pork after 12 hours

So, after grilling a half picnic roast of pork (about 5lbs) for around 12 hours at about 200 - 250 (F) I found half of the final product to be tender and half tough. I sprinkled it with salt the night ...
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rusty charcoal chimney starter, safe to use?

My charcoal chimney starter is covered in rust inside and out, is it still safe to use? The grill and grill grate are still rust free and new.
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Keeping the grill grate clean and sanitary every time

I grill fish outside to avoid the smell in the house. Because fish is so healthy, we do this a lot. I`m beginning to get worried that the grate is not clean enough. My question is: Can I use an "...
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Frozen Octopus or fresh Octopus for recipes?

Yeah, I wonder with grilled, fried, steamed, salad recipe, which is better? Frozen Octopus or fresh Octopus Can you compare Frozen Octopus and fresh Octopus, which recipes for which? Thank you so ...
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How do I make rotisserie chicken less moist?

I bought a rotisserie attachment for my gas grill & I've used it to roast a couple of chickens. It works really well & I love it - the chicken comes out very moist and flavorful. And therein ...
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What is the texture of grilled swordfish?

Purchased and grilled swordfish steaks, as usual, but the texture was very gelatinous(squishy) and raw feeling, though the color was opaque after cooking. Taste was bland and rubbery. The fish was ...
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Is using vegetable oil on a flat-top grill a valid method for reducing cook-time?

I recently got into a discusion with the owner of my restaurant about using vegetable oil on the flat-top grill. We cook marinated chicken breast on the flat-top and I use oil because I believe that ...
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Cooking meat directly above the flame of a gas stove

What's the easiest way of cooking meat holding it over the flame of a gas stove burner? Is there any device to help with it? How I am doing it right now is holding a skewer a couple of inches over the ...
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Which mode for baking cake in microwave?

I have a microwave over with a grill. Four modes of cooking are possible with this. Microwave(with 100, 80, 60, 40 and 20% power) Grill(heating coil is only at the top) Combination 1(30% time for ...
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Do foil packets on a charcoal grill get any flavor from the smoke?

I am planning on cooking steaks and vegetables in sealed foil packets on my charcoal grill and I just realized that foil can make a pretty good seal around the food. Will I be unable to get any of the ...
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How do I convert a grilling recipe to an oven/ broiling recipe?

I found a recipe in a magazine that was for grilled pork butt. I live in New York City with no access to a grill. I Googled how to convert from grilling to oven/ broiling. I wound up with a very tasty ...
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Should I use oil to stop the steaks from sticking to the grill?

I tried grilling my steaks on a little sparse steel grill in a convection oven. They came out great, with one annoying issue: they stick to the grill and have to be ripped off. This both damages the ...
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Gas grill flare up made flame covers look rusty

I had a fairly intense flare up on my KitchenAid gas grill (too much canola oil) that lasted about 30 seconds. The inside of the grill is covered in soot (expected) but the flame covers (triangle ...
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Determining cooking time for ribs in the Texas Crutch

Pork back ribs are one of my favorite meals. However, depending on which butcher I go to I get different sized ribs. My method is a simple one for when I'm making a quick at-home meal. I rub the ...
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Slicing bratwurst for quicker, more even grilling

I am always surprised and little impatient with the time required to cook my brats all the way through on the grill. More heat typically means the outside finishes before the inside, and less heat ...
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How do you serve a hot steak after letting it sit? [duplicate]

Everything I have read or watched about grilling a steak says that you should let it sit anywhere between 15 - 30 minutes after cooking it before serving. That's all good and well, but whenever ...
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Smoking Boston Butt and Smoker Went out - Food Safety

I borrowed a buddies pellet smoker to test it out. I got it going bright this morning. Got it up to about 225 and loaded it up a 6.5 pound Boston Butt. It never really stayed at 225, but hovered ...
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How do I cook food in this square stone oven?

I've recently become the owner of this outdoor stone oven. However, I am at loss how to cook in it. It continues up into a rather large chimney. The bottom has two furrows about a thumbs length in ...
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Will storing salted steak overnight ruin the meat?

I've salted the steaks, but I can't get the grill going. If I store them in the fridge and cook them tomorrow, will the fact they are salted already ruin the meat?
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Whenever I put breadcrumbs on chicken breast, they turn out soggy and moist

Whenever I make chicken strips with bread crumbs it comes out rather moist and soggy and not crisp and crunchy. I cut the boneless skinless chicken breast into strips, mix them with some egg and oil, ...
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How to get Grill/Sear Marks

I've made some very tasty steaks on the grill. I use an entire chimney's worth of charcoal, probably 3-4lbs, let the grill get extremely hot, thrown on the steak and still not gotten nice pronounced ...
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How to tell when bacon is cooked enough?

I've been experimenting cooking bacon on the George Foreman grill. I'm trying it out a little less cooked and was wondering, how do I know if it's cooked enough to be safe to eat? Recently I've tried ...
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In a recipe, yogurt toughens potatoes but whipping cream does not

I have a favorite tried & true recipe that I simply call ‘foil potatoes’. recipe link: http://www.evernote.com/shard/s1/sh/048c56cc-1481-48b2-89e6-88e897da651a/b0c036a6448b07e0a486f77acf2111cb ...
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Advantages to “burning off” grill

My father insists on "burning off" the grill by letting it run on high after each use. Is there any advantage to doing so?
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Small charcoal grill - raise fire grill?

Here's a typical small-cheap charcoal grill ... These are only about 20 dollars (the "Weber" branded items are popular). Regarding the lower wire grate that holds the coals. Is there a way to set ...
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How to convert grilled Beer Can Burger recipe to oven baked

I've been looking at Beer Can Burger recipes where you make a big burger and push a beer can in it to make a hole and then fill the whole with veggies, cheese etc and wrap bacon around the burger. ...
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How long should I cook a steak to make it medium rare?

I really like steak and always manage to cook it right but I haven't got it down to a fine art. I like my steak medium rare and though I always manage to get it very pink in the middle I don't know ...
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In Belgium or from where to buy this grill over rack, steamer rack?

I have this microoven which has grill functionality. But to grill chicken like following picture: i do not have that stand (steamer rack) which is holding the chicken on top. Do you know in Europe/...
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How to control temperature of a charcoal bbq

If my charcoal bbq is too hot and the chicken is turning stiff on the surface, can I close the top vents to cool down the barbecue? What is the best way of cooling I down? Once cooled, what is the ...
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Are these grates okay to cook on?

I'm having trouble with some enamel-coated cast iron grill grates. I've only had this grill for a few years, I don't live on the beach (salt), we don't get much rain, and I store it outside but keep ...
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How do I best grill an artichoke? [closed]

I have always boiled artichokes. Lately I've heard people talking about how good grilled artichokes are. There's some variation in recipes: some say to boil, some say to steam; some say to cut in half ...
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What is the history of souvlaki and is there any benefit in cooking meat on a skewer?

I'm wondering about the origin of souvlaki. Was it only something of a convenience (easy to cook lots of pieces together)? Or does this way of grilling lead to better results, as opposed to just ...