By: Linda Johnson Larsen and Debi Harbin
Grilling may be the world's oldest culinary pastime, but that doesn't mean it's easy. While anyone can char a hot dog, for results guaranteed to please a hungry crowd, you need to know the rules: what equipment is right for you, how to set it up, how to add flavor to your meats and vegetables, and, yes, how to properly cook the food. Knack Grilling Basics is a quick-reading, picture-driven guide to preparing delicious meals outdoors. The first such reference for visual learners, it covers everything from basic tools to all the new gadgets, from recipes for meat, poultry, fish, and veggies to using delicious marinades that reduce harmful chemical produced when cooking over fire.