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10 Foods You Thought You Couldn't Grill

By Fine Cooking Editors, editor

August 5th, 2010

7. Cake
Grilling pound cake may sound odd, but trust us on this. The grill gives the cake a toasty texture.

Grilled polenta cake Grilled peaches Grilled strawberries
Grilled Polenta Cake with Cherry-Cassis Sauce   Grilled Peaches with Pound Cake & Ginger Creme Fraiche   Balsamic-Macerated Strawberries Over Grilled Pound Cake


8. Fruit
Sugars in foods like fruit, when heated, take on a beautiful golden color and develop a deep, caramel-like flavor. The toasty, sweet, caramelized exterior of the fruit contrasts with the soft, often tart flesh inside, creating a completely new flavor that's simply delicious.

Grilled Swatermelon Salad Grilled bananas Grilled fruit salsa
Grilled Watermelon Salad   Grilled Cinnamon-Sugar Bananas with Vanilla Ice Cream & Bourbon   Grilled Mango, Poblano & Passionfruit Salsa


9. Bread
The concept here is simple: hot fresh bread, cool summer kitchen.

Grilled naan Grilled naan Grilled naan
Grilled Naan Filled with Herbs and Cheese   Grilled Chickpea Flatbread   Grilled Olive-Orange-Fennel Flatbread

10. Cocktails
While adding herbs to cocktails is nothing new (think mint, lavender, citrusy bergamot) grilling the herbs for a few seconds coaxes out the herb's floral qualities. Think of it as aromatherapy in a glass.

Grilled thyme in limoncello gin cocktail recipe
Limoncello-Gin Cocktail with Grilled Thyme    
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