If you want to try grilling something other than a burger or a steak, read on to discover 20 fun and unusual foods that are great grilled.
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Grill super-moist pound cake until it is crisp and toasty, and then top it with warm, tender grilled peaches and whipped cream for a delicious summer treat. Experiment with other sweets like donuts.
Get the recipe: Grilled Lemon Pound Cake with Peaches and Cream
Reinvent the grilled cheese sandwich with unconventional fillings like this recipe that uses dark chocolate. More decadent than a chocolate croissant, this sandwich is beautiful marriage of bread and chocolate.
Get the recipe: Grilled Dark Chocolate Sandwich
Brown your pineapples to bring out delicious, caramelized flavor. This recipe transforms them into a sweet and slightly spicy salsa that tastes great with jerk chicken.
Get the recipe: Jerk Chicken with Fried Rice and Grilled Pineapple Salsa
Artichokes are most often served steamed, but grilling them adds a smoky dimension to their flavor. If you can get them, first-of-the-season baby artichokes will yield extra-tender results—double the number of artichokes and reduce the cooking time as needed.
Get the recipe: Grilled Artichokes
Firm tofu is well suited for the grill because it does not fall apart. Seasoned with curry powder, the grilled tofu is not only filling, but also refreshing with its complementary sweet, spicy and tangy tamarind chutney served on the side for dipping.
Get the recipe: Grilled Curried Tofu with Sweet & Spicy Tamarind Chutney
Grilling can bring out the rich flavors of your asparagus. Char stalks on the grill, and then serve them with a super rich zabaglione sauce spiked with black pepper like this recipe from chef Mario Batali.
Get the recipe: Grilled Asparagus with Pepper Zabaglione
However you choose to grill your eggplants, you'll get amazing results that go well in vegetable sandwiches or baba ghanouj. Try this grilled-vegetable version of eggplant Parmesan, which is much lighter than the fried kind.
Get the recipe: Grilled Eggplant Parmesan
We always look forward to grilled corn on cob during the summer, but we'd never think to transform those grilled corn kernels into this recipe for indulgent grilled cream corn with spinach and parmesan.
Get the recipe: Grilled Creamed Corn with Spinach and Parmesan
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With barbecue season well under way, we've geared up the best grilling gadgets, learned how to perfect grilling steak from the pros and have become experts on the application of bbq sauce. What's next? If you're itching for something different from a burger or a steak, we've rounded up some tasty and unusual ingredients that can take the heat.
Check out the slideshow above to discover 20 foods and recipes that'll get your grill going.