Cooking outdoors on a barbecue grill is the great summer pastime. Also known in other countries as barbecuing, grilling is an affordable, convenient, and delicious way to entertain at home. But grilling up the perfect burger, steak, or chop can be a challenge. Idiot's Guides: Grilling helps readers get started quickly and master the art and science of grilling. Not just for meat, this book also covers vegetables, sauces, rubs, and marinades. While Idiot's Guides: Grilling is primarily focused on technique, it will also include approximately 100 delicious recipes.
This easy, step-by-step guide shows readers how to:
- Choose the right grill for their needs and taste, by explaining the differences between charcoal and gas grills (including new infrared options), as well as other options, such as wood, kamado (ceramic egg-shaped), and electric cookers.
- Buy and use the other tools and accessories needed for effective grilling.
- Learn the essential techniques that can be used to expertly grill anything.
- Master the art of making perfect burgers, steaks, chops, ribs, chicken and other poultry, seafood, and fish.
- Make deliciously grilled vegetables and fruits, pizzas, cheeses, and more, so that they can make an entire meal on the grill.
- Use the grill as an oven to bake cobblers, breads, and other unusual items.
- Smoke and cure meats using a standard gas or charcoal grill.