Elizabeth Karmel's Truths of Grilling

Julia Bainbridge
Food Editor

Yesterday, we roped grilling expert Elizabeth Karmel and our friends at Food52 into a Twitter chat. It was about grilling, of course, and Karmel dropped some serious knowledge. Here are her seven best one-liners from the #grillgood convo, which are, in turn, Grilling Rules to Live By. 

On oiling the grill:

On lighter fluid:

On where that char flavor comes from:

On whether or not a gas grill is better sometimes:

On why beer-can chicken is so popular:

On whether some things just don’t work on the grill:

On the power of a positive attitude:

[Mic drop.] -Elizabeth Karmel