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One Smart Grilling Trick You May Not Have Tried

August 13, 2014

One Smart Grilling Trick You May Not Have Tried

August 13, 2014

Rosemary Stalk Skewers

With its sturdy stalk, rosemary makes a great skewer, infusing grilled food with its garden-fresh flavor. Soak stalks for a half hour before adding meat, fish, or vegetables. You may need to poke through the food first with a metal skewer.

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Lemongrass stalks and sugarcane can also be used as flavor-imparting skewers. Ground pork and shrimp are nice matches with lemongrass; fruit and shrimp absorb hints of sweetness from sugarcane. (And be sure to try rosemary with lamb.)

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