Unique Grilling Ideascontinued...
The hardest part is having the patience and self control to not poke,
prod or move the food until it is ready. It’s simple, the most important part is starting with a
clean, well oiled and hot grill.
Whichever side of or grilling item you plan on presenting is the first
side to grill, simply place the item at a 45° angle.
Lift the item gently with tongs, without moving it check for your desired
doneness. When you are ready turn the item,
give it a quarter turn to another hot spot to create an X or cross-hatch
pattern. When you have reached the marks
you desire, you are ready to flip and repeat on the other side, just make sure
to move your item to a new hot spot on the grill.
If you are using delicate foods and want the appearance of a grilled
item you can heat up well oiled metal skewers and essentially brand the item
with the hot skewers in a diamond pattern.
Burnt wooden skewers?
Soak them in water overnight for best results or try using fresh rosemary
stems for great flavor.
Impress your friends at your next picnic and make your kebob’s ahead of
time, pack them up and let them marinade.
Grilling is easy and quick.
Kebobs are fun and healthy way to make any picnic a gourmet experience.
Don’t limit yourself to the same old hotdogs and burgers.
Check out the recipe for Ginger Chicken Kebob’s and pair it up with
Baked Cilantro-Lime Rice for a refreshing gourmet picnic treat.
Boost the flavors of your barbeque with marinade
or dry rub to impart great flavor to any
Whether you are using a dry rub
or marinade you should prepare your
meats for a minimum of 4-6 hours or
overnight, poultry for a maximum 2-4
hours and fish for a maximum 45 minutes
to an hour.
Make you are using non-reactive
containers, aluminum or metal can
transfer a metallic flavor.
The best way is to use a food
saver or ziploc bag.
If using a glass bowl just make
sure it is shallow enough to allow the
marinade to cover completely and cover