"Barbecue: It's not just for breakfast anymore." I found this line in The Kansas City Barbecue Society Cookbook, and it serves as a reminder that while most of us grill for lunch or dinner, breakfast is a damn fine excuse to light your grill, too.
If you think fried or baked eggs are good, wait until you try them infused with wood smoke. If you like bacon sizzling from the frying pan, wait until you try it hot off the grill. (Added advantage here -- you keep the spattering fat off your stove.) If you cherish peace and quiet, try a grill session at the break of dawn.
So how do you grill for breakfast? Let me count the ways:
- You grill toast over a charcoal or wood fire. (Hey, the grill was the original toaster. Think Italian bruschetta -- bread "burned" over a wood fire.) Garlic may be a bit rude for breakfast, but you can certainly rub the hot toast with a cut ripe pear or peach and butter.
If you love firing up the grill to make breakfast, share your photos and recipes on the Barbecue Board and make us hungry at daybreak.
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