Explains how to select equipment and utensils, flavor smoke with mesquite and wood chips, and season poultry, beef, lamb, pork, seafood, and vegetables cooked on the grill
What could be better than mixing great food and the great outdoors? Grilling For Dummies brings together two favorite pastimes—cooking and eating—into one easy-to-understand book teeming with tried-and-true barbecuing tips and tasty, mouthwatering recipes. Here's the best place to discover or improve your grilling skills: Explore the tools of the trade—what you need, and what you don'tSelect different types of grills based on their advantages and drawbacksUse hardwoods, charcoal, briquettes, self-igniting coals, and flavoring woodsCheck out a Griller's Glossary to mastering the inside lingo on grill-speakSeason your grilled delights with spices, herbs, sauces, rubs, and marinadesAuthors and grill gurus Marie Rama and John Mariani include a list of their favorite BBQ shacks around the country, and they offer ten timely tips for hosting successful outdoor patio or tailgate parties. And Grilling For Dummies features more than 130 tantalizing recipes—including recipes for sauces and side dishes (as well as health-conscious recipes for low-fat cuisine)—that enable you to prepare an infinite variety of gastronomic marvels on the grill!