The Ultimate Grilling Guide: Perfect Your Prepping & Cooking

Think grilling is too much of a hassle? Think again. Here's your Ultimate Grilling Guide to show you the quick and easy steps to preparing mess-free, juicy and grill-marked food in the backyard.

Skip the Grill Basket

Skip the Grill Basket

Don't bother with the grill basket for tiny foods. It just ends up steaming your food. Place the oiled items right on the grill grates. If your worried about, say, small veggies falling through the gaps, you may just need to slice them larger. With vegetables like zucchini, slice them vertically to create long spears. Cut eggplant into large rounds, and slice peppers down the sides for long strips.

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