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12 Surprising Things You Should Be Cooking On The Grill

Time to fire up the grill!

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5. Make bacon on a stick.

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Yes, even bacon gets better on the grill. Make sure to use thick-cut bacon and grill the slices over a medium flame to slowly crisp them up without burning. Get the recipe here.

6. Infuse the flavor of the grill into buttery bread slices.

Turn cornbread into a sweet and smokey snack with a slathering of butter and by charring it on the grill. Get the recipe here.


9. Give cauliflower the heat treatment.

Season and grill cauliflower the same way you would a steak to take the humble cruciferous vegetable into prime steak territory. Get the recipe here.

10. Grill mushroom skewers for a meatless option.

Grilling small mushroom varieties on a skewer prevents them from falling through the grates. Try it with button, cremini, or diced portobello mushrooms for the ultimate veggie skewer. Get the recipe here.

11. Go crazy and grill doughnuts (yes, doughnuts).

Serve these untraditional pastries with whipped cream and fresh berries for the perfect summertime dessert. Get the recipe here.

12. End with a smokey surprise.

Grilling store-bought pound cake turns the humble dessert into something extraordinary. Just make sure to liberally spray your grates with oil and keep an eye on them while grilling (they burn quickly). Get the recipe here.