Live Fire Cooking is sponsored by J&J Camper Sales in Quad Cities and Moline, Illinois.
With the trend toward live-fire cooking, our summer ritual of sparking up the grill inspires weekend warriors and seasoned cooks alike to play with creative hot-coal cuisine. Whether over a campfire in the woods or in your backyard with a shiny gas grill, these recipes will teach you easy techniques for making the most of your summer cookouts.
I’ve created a series of six family-friendly recipes that riff on classic dishes like Caesar salad (yes, it can be grilled!) and burgers with cheese stuffed inside rather than melted on top. Game-day favorites like meatball subs are given a bit of char, and even dessert spends time on the fire.
Look for Live Fire Cooking on June 2 – each recipe is accompanied by a video where I show you how easy it is to make these mouthwatering dishes. I hope they inspire you to get creative with your grill this summer and cook up something that will bring your whole family to the picnic table.