What is grilling?

  • (noun): Cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill).
    Synonyms: broil, broiling


Grilling is a form of cooking that involves dry heat applied to the surface of food, commonly from above or below.

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Some articles on grilling:

Indirect Grilling
... Indirect grilling is a barbecue cooking technique in which the food is placed to the side of the heat source instead of directly over the flame as is more common ... A variation of indirect grilling is to place a plank or an unperforated tray on the grill as a base upon which to cook ... beverage as a flavoring agent when indirect grilling ...
The Barbecue Bible
... title in a series of cookbooks written on grilling, barbecue, and other forms of outdoor cooking. 2002, ISBN 0-7611-2016-5), focusing on unusual and off-beat grilling recipes BBQ USA (2003, ISBN 0-7611-2015-7), focusing strictly on United States barbecue Raichlen's Indoor Grilling (2004 ...
... Frying, sauteeing, grilling, etc ... baking, using convection and conduction to heat the food, and one for broiling or grilling, heating mainly by radiation ... Baking can sometimes be combined with grilling to produce a hybrid barbecue variant, by using both methods simultaneously or one before the other, cooking twice ...
Cuts Of Beef - Cooking and Preparation - Dry Heat
... Method Description Grilling is cooking the beef over or under a high radiant heat source, generally in excess of 650 °F (343 °C) ... Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the UK and Germany, grilling, particularly over charcoal, is sometimes known as barbecuing, often shortened to "BBQ" ... Broiling is similar to grilling, but specifically with the heat source above the meat ...