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Tips and Techniques4

Grilling Flank Steak6

Beefy flavored and a snap to prepare, flank steak is some of this season's best eating.

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Slicing Flank Steak

BBQ Picnic8

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Rustic Toast

Teriyaki Fired Beef Wraps10

Steven Raichlen: Secrets to Grilling Whole Fish12

The Grill Meister returns with a foolproof way to cook whole fish on the grill. A simple tomato sauce is the perfect accompaniment.

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Purchasing Whole Fish

Steven Raichlen: Bacon-Grilled Trout15

Garden on a Stick16

Slightly spicy and sweet, these vegetable skewers are a great way to use up all those zucchini!

Pasta with Spinach Pesto18

Pasta doesn't get much fresher and lighter-tasting than this. Make it before summer disappears.

Brined & Bricked Chicken20

Moist and juicy grilled chicken? No, it's not a contradiction in terms -- it's all in the brining and unusual grilling technique.

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Removing Keel Bone

Carving a Chicken23

Summertime Panzanella24

Grilling bread and vegetables turns the flavors of this classic salad upside down.

En Papillote: Chicken & Vegetables26

An elegant French technique is reinvented for the grill. Cooking in packets is full of benefits -- classy, simple, and great tasting.

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Fish en papillote

BBQ Shrimp En Papillote29

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BBQ Shrimp

Basic Cuisine30

Learn how to measure flour, why resting meat is important, what to do with simple syrup, and how to determine your grill's temperature.

Charcoal34

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Charcoal

Shrimp Seviche36

The kitchen is hot, you're too tired to cook. Don't worry -- these three recipes can help.

Phyllo Wraps38

The kitchen is hot, you're too tired to cook. Don't worry -- these three recipes can help.

Romesco Chicken40

The kitchen is hot, you're too tired to cook. Don't worry -- these three recipes can help.

Summer's Best Cake42

Don't know what tres leches cake is? That's okay. All you really need to know is that it's one of the best cakes around. So make it. You won't be sorry.

Q&A46

Seductive Sorbets49

There's nothing wimpy about these sorbets -- except maybe how easy they are to make.

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Zesting

White Sangria52

This simple, fruity thirst-quencher makes hot summer evenings just a little more bearable.