The talented chefs competing on Fire Masters are up against a clock and others vying for the prize — not to mention the judges — but, thankfully, the rest of us can enjoy grilling without the adrenaline rush. You may have picked out your main dish to throw on the grill, but don’t overlook those side dishes that also benefit with some flaming heat. With these recipes, every part of your meal will be grilled to perfection.
Grilled Asparagus with Parsley Pesto
Most of us think basil when we hear the word pesto, but playing around with different herbs makes this a versatile sauce. Here, Chef Michael Smith tops roasted asparagus with a bright, summery parsley pesto, rich with almonds and Parmesan cheese.