Q: I'm looking for a new lower-priced grill, less than $250. I would like it to have high enough heat to sear steaks and cook evenly. A table top will not work, and electric grills seem to produce less heat. A smaller sized grill would be perfect since I normally cook for 1-4 people. Any suggestions?
Ever dreamed of smoking ribs or brisket right in your own back yard? You may think it's out of your reach — buying a smoker may sound intimidating and pricey. But it's not! Even a cheap smoker can give you great results. Timothy of Charles & Hudson recently modified a cheap smoker for better performance — here's a peek at what he did!
Do you clean your grill with a metal-bristled brush, the type that comes in most grilling utensil sets? A new report warns that consumers should be aware of the potential health threat these brushes pose, as hospitals are treating more patients sickened by accidental ingestion of metal bristles that fall off the brushes and stick to food on the grill.
If you're an apartment dweller without a lot of storage space, a portable grill can be a huge help. Equally useful on a patio or at a picnic, most are compact enough to store in a kitchen cabinet. This list of eight options includes a mix of charcoal and gas grills. If you want more information on which type of grill is right for you, check out this post for tips to help you choose. Make sure to do some comparison shopping online, as prices vary slightly from store to store.
Why is there a dirty rag in the freezer? was my first thought. I was cooking at work, so I knew who it belonged to: my co-worker Shanti, who is known for her ingenious solutions to common kitchen issues. You see, this isn't just any dirty rag. It is an indispensable tool we pull out every time we use the grill pan.
If you live alone or frequently eat alone, you may not think that grilling is for you. It's such a group/family activity, after all. And who wants to bother making a charcoal fire or heating up the gas grill for one lone hamburger patty and a few rings of red onion? Well, if you have something as cute as the Fyrkat Green Grill from Crate & Barrel (pictured above), you'd just might have to change your mind about that, would't you?
Do you dream of churning out charred chicken skewers or blackened shishito peppers just like a Japanese yakitori restaurant? If you don't have the funds or the space for a specialized Japanese grill, there is an easy and inexpensive way to rig up a DIY yakitori grill.
It's Grilling Week on The Kitchn, and we know some of you might be in the market for a new outdoor grill. Beyond the well-worn charcoal versus gas debate, there are other considerations to take into account when shopping for an outdoor cooker — here's a brief guide to help you find the best grill for you.
As an urban dweller, I must confess that grilling season leaves me frustrated. I love grilled food, everything from veg to haloumi cheese to meat and even fruit. A touch of char and smoke is all it takes for me to start salivating. In my current situation, however, I have no backyard, porch, balcony, rooftop or fire escape in which to perch even the smallest of grills. It got me to thinking about how others approach their summer grilling plans. A nice suburban yard offers numerous possibilities, but what about apartment building dwellers?