Using the oven grill function

One of the most underused functions on an oven is the broiler setting. Did you know that it can be used as a make-shift grill? 

Who doesn´t love a good BBQ?

There is a certain something to cooking food over a flame. The sight... The sound... The smell...

But sometimes nature has other ideas

Winter, rain, hail or just bone-chilling cold. You can´t always barbecue outside. 

Don´t worry

By utilizing the broiler setting on your oven you can actually grill inside - all year round. 

How to use the grill function in your oven

Have you ever used the broiler setting on your oven? Think of it as an upside-down grill. Instead of heat coming from the bottom it comes from the top. While you won´t get the smoky flavor - you can get a great char. Quick cooking grilled recipes work great in the oven. Most ovens shut off the broiler once the target temperature is reached - to keep you "grill" going, leave the oven door slightly ajar. Be sure to check the food frequently so it doesn´t burn. 

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