Hot dogs, burgers and corn are popular choices for grilling, but other foods can have a place on the grates.
Try this meal, which some may find nontraditional, to help get you started.
Do you like salad for a first course? Consider a grilled Caesar. The char on the romaine lettuce with freshly shaved Parmesan cheese will spark your taste buds. A main course of flatbread slathered with cheese and topped with grilled asparagus is a twist. For a side of broccolini, you might need a vegetable basket to keep them from slipping through the grates. Finish your meal with a dessert of grilled watermelon.
Cooking on the grill helps you save energy. It doesn’t heat up your home and make your air conditioning system work harder than necessary.
More information: Warm weather energy-saving tips