4 Outdoor Food Hacks for a Stress-Free Cookout

Preserve that precious grill space!

4 Outdoor Food Hacks for a Stress-Free Cookout

Throwing a backyard cookout can get a little stressful — overcooked burgers, crowded grills, and swarming bugs. Get rid of those issues with these outdoor cooking hacks that will simplify the preparation, cooking and eating. So all you have to do is sit back and enjoy the party!

Keep Burgers Juicy With Ice

Grill the juiciest burgers by putting an ice cube inside the patty before cooking. Do this right before you put it on the grill so the ice doesn't melt. As the burger cooks, the ice cube will dissolve and leave the inside of the patty moist and the outside crispy.

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"The Good Dish" host Daphne Oz holds a piece of moist chocolate cake

Daphne Oz, Gail Simmons, Jamika Pessoa and their chef friends reveal their favorite cooking hacks for better food. How to caramelize onions faster, get the crispiest fish and easily cut crusty bread. Why you should put baking soda in tomato soup and mayo in your favorite cakes. Plus, Shirely Chung makes DIY Chinese take out scallion pancakes and reveals the best day to go to restaurants and whether you should order one of the daily specials.

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