Tag: grilling

7 Ways to Fire Up Summer Vegetables

by in Healthy Recipes, July 13, 2014

Just a few minutes of scorching heat will transform any farmers market find into charred, perfectly smoky bliss. Grilled Ratatouille Salad (above, from Food Network Magazine) A swirl of eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini and rings of red bell pepper and red onion —  combined with olive oil, red wine vinegar and fresh basil — turn thisRead more

7 Ways to Amp Up Grilled Chicken

by in Healthy Recipes, June 22, 2014

Poor grilled chicken. Often considered bland and dry, the lean, good-for-you protein gets a bad rap. But these versions — abounding in herbs, spices and other flavor-forward add-ins — ensure that everyone’s summer staple is truly grill-tastic.  Grilled Honey Glazed Chicken with Green Pea and Mint Sauce (above) Solely brushed with honey and balsamic vinegar,Read more

5 Ways to Fire Up Fruit This Summer

by in Healthy Recipes, June 15, 2014

Feasting on fresh fruit is always a summertime ritual, but try roasting some of that just-plucked bounty or throwing it onto the grill until it’s nice and charred. Intense heat adds rich new layers of flavor, deepening and caramelizing sugars. With these vibrant recipes, there’s more incentive to keep the grill’s flames going, long afterRead more

The Chef’s Take: Swordfish Kebabs from Jimmy Bradley

by in Chefs and Restaurants, May 21, 2014

With Memorial Day around the corner and grill season afoot, these rosemary-skewered swordfish kebabs are just the ticket. Not only are they light and richly flavored, but they also come together in a snap. Don’t let the unfussy preparation, which involves nothing more complicated than making a citrus-herb marinade, fool you into thinking the fishRead more

The Veggie Table: Vegetarian Grill Ideas

by in The Veggie Table, July 29, 2012

When the grill gets fired up, it’s usually to cook meat, but there are plenty of veggie-friendly recipes to cook on the grill; even the meat-lovers would agree.