The Minimalist: The Boring Old Broiler Turns Out to Be a Superstar
Most ovens have broilers, but how many of us really use them, or really know HOW to use them? Find out more about this often neglected kitchen tool...
It's right there, invisible, inside your oven, the most underappreciated, taken-for-granted appliance in your kitchen: the broiler.
Bread machines, microwaves, sandwich-makers, electric grills and other “must-haves” come and go, but the broiler is always there. Hundreds of books are written about grilling, roasting, frying, even microwaving and steaming, for crying out loud, yet the broiler is largely ignored.
The broiler is free — that is to say, you already own one — and easy to use. It is essentially an upside-down grill, but it produces results you cannot duplicate any other way. It even has a couple of distinct advantages over the outdoor grill and the countertop version.
Includes recipes for:
- Hard-Shell Clams With Parsley Pesto
- Broiled Steak With Pineapple and Onion Salsa
- Tortilla Soup
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Posted by Michael Dupuis at January 31, 2007 8:52 AM