All Fired Up
Photos by Meda Kessler
While there’s no denying the sexy sizzle of steak over hot coals, we’re putting grill marks on almost every thing these days. Pitmasters know that wood, fire and smoke can add lots of flavor to food, so why not take a cue from them? Slice up big rings of onions and pineapple, add them to the grill and use later for a flavorful salsa. Grill peaches as a sweet accompaniment to pork or as a topping for homemade ice cream. The possibilities — and flavor combinations — are endless.
French bread rubbed with a garlic clove and splashed with olive oil pairs perfectly with grilled tomato slices. Add fresh basil for a true taste of summer.
Overrun with cherry tomatoes from the garden? Thread these little flavor bombs onto skewers and add them to a hot grill to soften and infuse