Meat A Classic On The Grill
When it comes to outdoor grilling, even the idea of it would never be complete without some association to some nice cuts of prime rib, t-bone or other nice cuts. This is because the best way to have them is in an outdoor grill and that they taste so good, an outdoor barbecue with the family would never be complete without some of them on the grill. Meat on the grill has become so popular that it has been decided to brand it as a classic.
It is so popular in fact; if you go to restaurants with grilled food any cuts of meat will never be out of the menu. The catch is it is quite fun and easy to prepare. Grilling meat is just like grilling any other item on the grill. The fun part is that it is not only limited to direct grilling but you can also do a lot of other methods such as smoking, roasting and searing it. With all that, it is no wonder that meat on the grill has become a classic.
For those who would want to get some healthier options but would not want to sacrifice having some tasting pleasure, seafood gives them just the perfect option. Some lovely cuts of fish such as salmon, sea bass, swordfish and tuna are really nice on the grill considering you know just the right methods of cooking each of them. Grilling fish also gives them a different but pleasant flavor as compared to other ways of preparing them.
While fish is pleasant, there is more to just that when it comes to seafood on the grill. Some other lovely items you can toss on top of the grill are shells, squid, octopus and shrimps. These are really nice on the grill especially if they are cooked just right. If they are, you can taste the juices from deep inside them. Having seafood grilled the right way makes them taste more like themselves.
Along with the others, poultry would also make up for some of the best items on the grill and could even be considered by some as a classic, although it is still not as popular as meat. With the many things you can do with poultry on the grill, almost all approaches of grilling would make chicken, turkey or duck taste much better. Take note that one of the best ways to serve poultry is by having them grilled.
Poultry however unlike other items on the grill, it has to be cooked evenly and cannot be served medium-well, medium-rare and all those. To see if it is cooked right, you can do the prick test. This involves having one side pricked with a sharp object which would cause juices to come right out. Through these, you would be able to tell if the poultry is cooked right.
To add a spin to the grill, you can also serve some nice peppers, asparagus and zucchini along with other items on the grill. These would not only give you more health benefits but they are also very nice when grilled and marinated with some oils, vinegar and spices. Grilling them also gives them a different taste, much different than how they are traditionally served.
The best part is that they go with almost every other item you can grill. With a good mix of vegetables and meats on the grill, outdoor grilling sessions are sure to be much better.