If you’re anything like us, you want to grill everything come summer: fire-licked skirt steak and juicy burgers with the perfect amount of char, skewered shrimp and cedar-plank salmon—hell, even cocktails and dessert.
But if you’re a city-dweller, you’re at a disadvantage. That tiny charcoal grill you bought at Target may fit on your closet-size patio, but it fails to deliver flavor and can barely fit more than a single steak.
Just because you live in a city or small space doesn’t mean you have to resign yourself to sub-par charred vegetables or smoked meat. More and more blue ribbon companies are making compact, quality, patio-friendly grills.
Great news because grilling is a great addition to healthy cooking, says chef and dietitian Julie Andrews, R.D., founder of The Gourmet RD. For starters, we mostly grill whole foods like meats and … Read the rest