grill


n.1. A heavy metal grate that is set over hot coals or other heat source and used to cook foods such as steak or hamburgers. 2. A dish of food (usually meat, such as mixed grill) cooked on a grill. grill v. To prepare food on a grill over hot coals or other heat source. The term barbecue is often used synonymously with grill.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

Next Up

Grill A-Ha!

The Kitchen's putting some unexpected food on the grill.

Grill Veggies Right

Hot Tips From Food Network Kitchens' Katherine Alford: You don't need a special basket to grill vegetables.

Buying a Grill

Guidelines for deciding which grill type is right for you

Restaurant Revisited: University Grill

We checked in with the owners after their restaurant’s makeover to see how business is going.

How to Grill Vegetables

No matter what kind of vegggies you're grilling, get tender, perfectly charred bites every time with these tips.

Get Your Grill Ready

It's officially grilling season! We've got the latest tips and tricks to get your grill ready for summer.

How to Grill Ribs

Learning how to grill ribs takes a lot less time than smoking. You don't need any special equipment other than a grill and a little preparation. We have all the details and tips right here!

How to Grill Corn

Say bye-bye to burnt kernels and dried-out cobs — follow these tips for perfect grilled corn.

How to Grill Steak

Learn which steaks are best for the grill and how to season and cook them to perfection.

Related Pages