No Grill? No Problem: 7 Ways to Get That Smoky Flavor in Your Food

No grill? No problem. While Labor Day weekend is synonymous with barbecuing, you can still get that iconic grill flavor indoors, in a number of ways. Check out these tips and tricks to achieve great...

ISO of The Magic Quartz, or something like it.

by foodluvngal 15 years ago

Back in the late 1970's, my parents had a counter-top broiler called "The Magic Quartz." It was a simple broiler with a rectangular quartz heating element on top and an adjustable tray beneath it. ...

Broiling with an electric oven

by blulady20 1 year ago

I recently read somewhere that if you have an electric oven you should broil with the door ajar {it has a built-in stop that allows it to stay open about 6 inches.} The reason is to keep the heat e...

March 2009/July 2012 COTM Fish Without a Doubt: Broiling, Grilling, & Smoking

foxy fairy
by foxy fairy 13 years ago

**March 2009 Cookbook of the Month** is Fish Without a Doubt by Rick Moonen and Roy Finamore. Please post your full-length reviews of recipes for broiling, grilling, and smoking here. Please men...

Scallops and the broiler

by Amandarama 2 years ago

I have about a pint of lovely local bay scallops that I would like to do with breadcrumbs, lemon, and butter just under the broiler long enough to toast the breadcrumbs (the scallops are quality en...

Pre-seasoned Cast Iron for broiler

by borisabrams 2 years ago

Hi there! So my new oven has a broiler and i am super excited to use it. I have never had one before and almost had an accident with a pyrex dish under the broiler! I was wondering if somet...

Gas Oven Broilers - Do Any Really Work?

by MikeR 8 years ago

I had a basic oven that came with the house I moved into 33 years ago. It was a Caloric 24" gas wall (built-in) oven and it had a perfectly functional broiler. Not as good as firing up the Weber, b...

GE Cafe Wall Oven, door must be closed when broiling?

by jcorn9 2 years ago

I’m baffled because we always broiled with oven doors cracked slightly open. However, the owners manual indicates that the door mist be closed and, only that but the oven will shut off if the door...

Broil Pans

by JerkPork 3 years ago

I've been broiling quite a bit the last few years and love the outcome, I was missing out but better late than never. Anyway, I use an old cookie sheet lined with aluminum and a baking grate. It do...

Really? London Broil is just good for grilling/broiling?

by leanneabe 15 years ago

We had a pre-Superbowl party (oops, I mean Big Game XLI) and people brought food over (even though we told them we have plenty for the grill and smoker) so we ended up with the uncooked meats. I t...

Need advice upgrading from my 30 year old toaster oven

by LostArk 3 years ago

For the past decade I've been using a toaster oven my dear late gran bought in the 80s. It's about the size of a shoe box (can toast 2.5 slices of bread at once), and I use it mostly for reheating ...

Has anyone tried/used the WaterBroiler pan?

by fauchon 15 years ago

Sounds good but is it? I'd love input... http://waterbroiler.com/pages/745700/index.htm

Broiled Chicken

by JerkPork 3 years ago

I've never cooked a whole chicken under the broiler but saw this recently on an episode of America's Test Kitchen, anyone ever try it? It's butterflied and put into a cold oven. Suggestions, tips? ...

Low-temp prime rib roasting (Cook's Illustrated recipe etc.)

Robert Lauriston
by Robert Lauriston 15 years ago

This is discussed in several topics, since it's such a different method from the usual ~350 degrees I thought I'd start a new one. In "Best Recipe," the 1999 Cooks Illustrated book, the key elem...

Cooking at higher temps bad for your health?

by newbiefor1 4 years ago

What Temperatures are we talking about here? I never burn my food but I like to bake chicken at 400 and up and I like to cook my steaks on high heat on the grill and.. I like to use my broiler... ...

Chicken Wings in the Oven - Best Method?

by mcrowleymiano 12 years ago

Hey all. I'll be making some chicken wings tomorrow night, without access to a grill. I've heard low and slow in the oven is a good technique, but how about broiling? Time isn't a factor, but I ...

Leave the oven door ajar when broiling?

by bnemes3343 14 years ago

This is a pretty embarassing question to be asking, since I consider myself a pretty decent home cook and have been doing it for decades... BUT, is it necessary to prop the oven door open when broi...

New GE Café Range: Need Broiling Tips

by JoanN 8 years ago

Just had a new GE Café gas range installed and am just beginning to put it through its paces. Am loving most of the features I’ve tried so far, except the broiler. With my old broiler I could put a...

Cooking meat without a grill

by alexington 6 years ago

Single gal living in NYC... which means I don't have an outdoor space or grill. I see so many great recipes for marinated grilled chicken or other meats. Should I ignore those or is it worth it...