The EZ Grill is a one-use grill, made entirely from recyclable materials and is entirely recyclable after you're done with dinner. When you open the EZ Grill box, you'll find a foil pan, a stand, a grill grate, and all natural instant charcoal. To get the grill going, you just need to light the corner of the starter sheet--it will burn for about 15 minutes, long enough to get the charcoal going so that you can grill vegetables and meat perfectly. There's no need to add lighter fluid or go through a lengthy process to get the … Read more
It may be official barbecue season and that may draw many of us outside to cook, but sometimes you just don't want to. As delicious as grilling may be, sometimes it is convenience we want. Problem is, cooking in the house can be just as time-consuming. If you are using more than the microwave to cook an entire meal, you usually have to turn on the oven. Which, in turn, heats up the kitchen. With the kitchen being uncomfortably hot, we are, once again, drawn outside. This cycle of cooking confusion can be brought to a halt with the … Read more
Finding the perfect grill for your backyard can be a daunting task. After you get past the first big question: gas, charcoal, or (gasp) electric, then you will find a whole new set of parameters that will shape your decision. Size and power are among the most important factors to consider, and with so many options available, the perfect grill is out there somewhere.
The new Sub-Zero Wolf Outdoor Grills come in three sizes, all with the option to be included as a built-in or for use with a freestanding cart. Choose from a 30-inch, 36-inch, or 42-inch model to … Read more
There is an endless amount of variety when it comes to cooking outdoors. Before you even decide what to cook, you have to decide how to cook it. There are choices galore all vying for your cookout attentions. Outdoor fryers exist, along with smokers, ovens, and other means. Most of us tend to fall into the grill category, but even then, the choices don't stop. Between charcoal and gas is where most of us fall. Charcoal adds a dimension of flavor, but can be quite messy. Gas offers convenience without sacrificing quality results. Sometimes, however, the gas grillers out … Read more
These days, it always seems to come back around to food, and analyzing each other's food issues is pretty enlightening. Here are some tools to appease the inner food critic.
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The Everdure "e" series was created for those of us who appreciate gadgets that combine practical designs with modern features. Modeled after minimalist Danish designs of the 1940s and 1950s, the series provides a huge list of available features in very small packaging.
The series includes three sizes: the e7 and e5 have larger cooking surfaces with more burners, while the smaller e2 offers many of the same features in a grill with a smaller footprint. The e2 and e7 sport a ton of innovative features, including mult-e-cook heat control system for temperature regulation; a patent-pending mult-e-cook system, … Read more
OK, so maybe it's not the most practical of grill designs, but what this Heibe Solino swinging basket grill lacks in practicality, it definitely makes up for in style.
The grill has a fixed-height bin that's filled with charcoal and can be removed easily when you want to empty it. The height of the suspended meats and veggies on the 50-centimeter diameter chrome-plated grate can be varied, letting you adjust the cooking time and temperature.
Maybe you won't be able to feed a big backyard crowd with this pint-sized swinging grill, but you'll be able to … Read more
In a perfect world, all food would get cooked on the grill. Our modern kitchens make that dream impractical if not impossible. Walls, and a ceiling overhead do little for open fire cooking. Not only would it be difficult to achieve, but downright dangerous. There's a reason why bags of charcoal always insist upon outdoor use. So while it may be difficult to bring the grill inside, the next best thing is to bring the kitchen outside.
Burgers and hot dogs may be what most people think about when they think about firing up the grill, but times are … Read more
I've never been a big fan of taking a fork and piercing meat that is on the grill. (I also cringe every time someone takes a spatula and presses down on their burgers.) However, as a steadying device, those large barbecue forks can be quite useful. Just don't go constantly poking your dinner letting all the wonderful juices run out. That being said, sometimes you do need to know what is happening underneath the surface. Namely, when you want to take its temperature.
I never knew you could get a spatula with what amounts to training wheels, but the more I look at this thing, the more I like it. Think about it: the first actual cooking implement most of us use as we learn to cook is the spatula. I'm going to guess one of the first things many children learn to do in the kitchen is to fry an egg. At least it was in my case (ruining the good egg pan in the process). As hand-eye coordination develops, it can be challenging for a child to do simple tasks … Read more