The secret to making less expensive cuts of meat tender is a good marinade. This one fits the bill. Mix up soy sauce, vegetable oil, ketchup, oregano, and three cloves of garlic, and then marinate the meat overnight. Grill, and slice on the diagonal.
This is one of those recipes you always come back to. A flavorful tomato sauce and mildly spiced meatballs make a hearty sandwich filling, or they can be served over pasta. I broil the meatballs first to quickly brown them. —Jean Glacken, Elkton, Maryland Skip links
An Asian-style marinade flavors this tender grilled steak from Isabel Fowler of Fairbanks, Alaska. It's an ideal summer entree, but you can enjoy it year-round...just broil it indoors instead. Skip links
This is a forgiving and crowd-pleasing appetizer that you can easily modify by using different seasonal toppings. You can prepare the polenta up to 2 days in advance, and the tapenade up to 3 days. On the day of your party, simply broil the polenta squares and top them with the tapenade.
An elegant, comforting bowl of pho usually requires blanching beef bones and then simmering them with spices for hours Andrea Nguyen, a cookbook author who lives in drought-plagued California, wanted the same effect but in a recipe that used less water and less energy This broth can be put together in less than an hour
If you can't find fresh corn on the cob, substitute 2 cups frozen corn kernels, and broil them with peppers. After making this Tortilla Meatball Soup, you can use a few leftover chipotle chiles to spice up a pot of beans, rice, stews, or canola mayonnaise.
We love to eat turkey at our house and this delicious dish is a great way to get all that yummy flavor without heating up the house; the berries make the perfect summer chutney. For browner turkey, broil for a few minutes before serving.—Margaret Bracher, Robertsdale, Alabama