Whether you’re a whiz with a grill pan or the giant Weber on your back porch, one thing’s for sure: You needn’t reserve your talents just for summertime. Here, eight grilled dishes that you can enjoy all year-round.
GRILLED BLTA GEM SALAD
Charred gem lettuce leaves make for a fun twist on a classic wedge salad. Perfect for livening up your dinner starter any time of year.
MAPLE-GLAZED CORNISH HENS
These grilled hens are glazed with a sweet mixture of apple juice and maple syrup—the best flavors of the season. After tasting, you may never go back to using the oven again.
LOADED CAPRESE GRILLED CHEESE
Think basil pesto, garlic butter, tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella, all stuffed between two pieces of grilled sourdough bread. Can you think of a better grilled-cheese combo? We’ll wait.
HEALTHY GRILLED SWEET POTATO NACHOS
Sweet potato, how we love thee. Healthy and smoky, these nachos are perfect for popping into the grill pan before watching the game.
GRILLED ANGEL FOOD CAKE WITH BLUEBERRY SAUCE
The best part? The cake can totally be store-bought. Dessert on a dime, if you will.
GRILLED BAJA TOFU TACOS AND RED CABBAGE SLAW
We can’t even taco ’bout how much we love these.
GRILLED FLATBREAD PIZZA WITH ARTICHOKE, RICOTTA AND LEMON
Cheese knows no season, and this flatbread takes things up a notch with a sprinkling of charred veggies.
EASY RUM-SOAKED GRILLED PINEAPPLE
It’s warm from the grill and from the rum, making it a perfect cold-weather treat.