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10 Foods You Should (But Probably Don’t) Grill

10 Foods You Should (But Probably Don’t) Grill

Yes, you’re probably aware that a variety of meats and vegetables taste great after being cooked on the grill. But we’ve got five less obvious choices you should check out!

Whether you’re grilling for the holidays (July 4th will be here before you know it), a neighborhood BBQ or just for fun with your family in the backyard, you’ve got the entire summer to get creative with your menu choices, especially when it comes to side dishes.

Check out ten of our favorite unexpected foods you can (and should!) grill:

PIZZA


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CLAMS

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PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY

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BANANA BREAD

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PICKLES

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LEMONADE (!)

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WATERMELON

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POLENTA

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POUND CAKE

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HOMEMADE VEGGIE PATTIES

Get the recipes here.

Care2, what are some of your favorite foods to grill? Drop us ideas and recipes in the comments below!

Want more ideas? Check out 8 more yummy vegetarian grilling recipes.

Source: Kitchen Daily, Oprah.com, Krrb.com, Delish.com

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Lo Lankford

Lo Lankford is a recent Los Angeles transplant after a decade in the Big Apple. In her "spare time" (ha!) she used to run a dog rescue called Badass Brooklyn and helped save over 400 dogs. Otherwise? Nerd'do well, whistle blower, proud hillbilly from the sticks.

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2:47AM PST on Dec 10, 2014

noted

2:48AM PDT on Jul 16, 2014

Thanks for the article. I'll take this under advisement though. If you want to grill as safely as possible and with the least carcinogens then read this article here:

http://blog.doctoroz.com/oz-experts/the-hidden-dangers-of-grilling

It's one of many such articles on the net. No offense to the author but I do think people should know how to grill properly while still enjoying that delectable BBQ. Safety first.

2:02PM PDT on Jun 22, 2014

Good to know

3:11AM PDT on Jun 15, 2014

thanks

10:28PM PDT on Jun 10, 2014

Noted.

11:50AM PDT on Jun 10, 2014

noted

2:56PM PDT on Jun 7, 2014

I'm imagining the grilled lemonade poured over grilled pb and j. It's a unique image. Thanks.

8:46AM PDT on Jun 4, 2014

Interesting

11:34PM PDT on Jun 3, 2014

yum, wish we were allowed a grill om the balcony

10:39AM PDT on Jun 3, 2014

Mushrooms, I love grilled Portabella Mushrooms, drizzled slightly with olive oil on both sides and spinkled lightly with a mix of rosemary, thyme and basil freshly picked from my garden. I grill until warm all the way through, but my brother likes it where the rosemary has been burned

Grilled Apples are tasty as well, grilled just enough to give them a smoky flavor and light grill marks.

Fish is also great grilled, just use a wet wood plank the right size (don't use tin foil it gives it an off taste), and make sure the wood is natural and untreated, and is a type of hardwood. Just soak the plank over night it water so it does not start on fire on the grill, make a bed of rosemary and lemon lay the fish on it, a blanket of rosemary and lemon with a small amount of olive oil and grill until flake, if you cover the grill make sure the vents are closed so it smokes it nicely.

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