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Fruit and Vegetables - Recipes and Information for Grilling & Smoking

Recipes and Information for Grilling and Smoking Fruit and Vegetables. From Grilled Peaches to Smoked Potatoes to vegetarian meals.
  1. Fruit Recipes (23)
  2. Vegetable Recipes (109)

Vegetable Grilling Guide
Grill your vegetables. Grilling vegetables is easy and adds so much to the flavor that even your kids will like them.

Grilling Fruit
Grilling fruit is quick and easy and makes a great addition to any meal. Take advantage of that hot grill and put together an appetizer, side dish or dessert with grilled fruit. All you need to do is throw cut fruit pieces on the grill and you’re ready to go.

Making Chipotle Chilies
Chipotle chilies are smoked and dried jalapeños. The unique combination of smoky flavor with peppery heat makes, these perfect for so many uses. They can be put in soups, sauces and beans. Ground into powder they can be added to spice rubs or sprinkled over virtually anything.

Grilling Eggplant - Making Baba Ghanoush
Baba Ghanoush is a traditional Middle Eastern dish that is so beloved it traveled the ancient world from India to Morocco. While recipes will vary the basics of this fantastic dish remain. Roasted eggplants, olive oil, tahini (kind of a sesame butter), garlic, and lemon juice. The base for this dish is fire roasted eggplant. To get these...

Grilling Corn on the Cob
There are few things better than fresh corn on the cob. As a kid we grew a small patch of corn in the yard because Dad wouldn't eat corn that wasn't as fresh as possible. Now why would you want to boil all the flavor out of corn that fresh. Roasted on the grill you preserve the freshness of the corn and add the smokiness of the grill. So next...

Grilling Mushrooms
Mushrooms are perfect for the grill. Their high water content keeps them from drying out over the hottest fires and as the moisture evaporates it concentrates the flavors and makes your mushrooms the perfect topping, side dish, or main course.

Grilling Potatoes
From the humble yet elegant baked potato to virtually any potato dish you can think of, you can grill it easily. Potatoes are amazingly forgiving and can be prepared on the grill in more ways than even I can think of, and I’ve grilled a lot of potatoes.

Grilling Corn
Corn on the cob is the most popular vegetable to find its way onto the grill. The grill, whether charcoal or gas is a great way to cook corn on the cob and you don’t have to heat gallons of water to do it. The secret is to let the husks protect the corn from the intense heat.

Grilling Tomatoes - Release the flavor with the grill for everything Tomato
Whether you’re making sauce, salsa or any tomato dish, by grilling them first you release the flavors and you add a whole new taste. Next time you want to make homemade salsa, try grilling the tomatoes first. You’ll notice the difference.

Chipotle - Smoky and Spicy makes the perfect ingredient
Smoked Jalapeños are the perfect addition to almost any dish that you want to add a little heat and a lot of flavor. Add them to sauces, marinades, rubs, and anything else you want.

Sweet Potatoes - The perfect Turkey Side Dish
If you have decided on letting your oven take your next Turkey feast off then why not take some of the traditional side dishes outside too. You can deep fry, grill and smoke sweet potatoes while you are preparing your turkey. Let me give you some pointers to help you get your sweet potatoes perfect.

Fire Roasted Peppers - Quick and easy, and a great addition to any meal
Roasting chilies and peppers is easy and is a great addition to recipes and meals.

Grilling Squash - A simple and flavorful way to use up all those squash from...
Few things could be faster and easier than grilling up all those great zucchinis and squash that tend to pile up this time of year. Add that great grill flavor to squash and make them something even the kids will love.

Grilling Eggplant - Grilled, it’s a great ingredient for many dishes.
The often misunderstood eggplant is a great source of fiber, low in calories and the perfect ingredient to many dishes. It works as a great alternative to meats and can be used to fill in many dishes.

Roasting Chestnuts
In olden times chestnuts, a holiday favorite, were roasted over an open fire. The high, intense heat cooks the chestnuts and they literally pop open. Now you may not be practiced in cooking over your fireplace but your backyard grill, whether charcoal or gas, will do a great job. Prepare the chestnuts and grill them hot and you will be enjoying...

Taking the Bitter out of Eggplant - While this might take a little time,...
While this might take a little time, you'll get a much better tasting eggplant. The key is to remove the bitter tasting liquid that hids inside the eggplant. Time, salt and pressure will force this liquid out and give you an eggplant that taste a whole lot better.

Taking the Bitter out of Eggplant - While this might take a little time,...
While this might take a little time, you'll get a much better tasting eggplant. The key is to remove the bitter tasting liquid that hids inside the eggplant. Time, salt and pressure will force this liquid out and give you an eggplant that taste a whole lot better.

Grilled Pizza with Smoked Pumpkin Sauce

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