Grilled Peaches at Their Summer Best

Grilled Peaches at Their Summer Best

It was not my intention, but this is going to be “Peach Week” here at CBTB. Or at least a half‑week devoted to the best summer fruit. And the trickiest to work with. Peaches come hard, soften to perfection while you are asleep, and five minutes later are...
Serrano Pepper Burgers from Grill Nation

Serrano Pepper Burgers from Grill Nation

It’s Labor Day Weekend, the weather is good for most of us, and we need dinners as the days unfold. This recipe from Grill Nation by David Guas is quite a turn on your traditional burger. For three pounds of meat, you are adding in one pound of serrano peppers...
Grilling Corn with a Gas Grill

Grilling Corn with a Gas Grill

In an earlier post, I’ve suggested that the microwave is a quick, very quick way to cook fresh corn. You can leave the corn with the shucks still on and simply “cook” for 4 minutes for one or 6 minutes for two ears at a time. Microwave cooking...
Cookbook Review: Michael Chiarello’s Live Fire

Cookbook Review: Michael Chiarello’s Live Fire

This is about a cookbook with a mission: to change your perspective on outdoor cooking. Live Fire is not a grilling book. Not a barbeque book. Not a smoker book. This is about how to cook with fire, be it a barbeque container, or a gas grill or using metal lattice...