10 Grilling Tips For a Delicious, Healthier Summer Barbecue Season

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With barbecue season in full swing, the benefits of using your grill are nearly endless: The meals you can make are delicious, healthy, and guaranteed to keep your kitchen cooler than using your oven.

But even slow food grill dinners, be they evenings al fresco or weekend barbecues, can raise your carbon footprint more than you think, not to mention add nasty chemicals to your cuisine.

These 10 grilling tips -- from equipment to buying info -- will help keep your summer grill lineup delicious, healthy, and eco-conscious.

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