How to Grill Healthy: Lid Down or Up

http://youtu.be/nQv0eLYlh2I http://www.cancercenter.com/ Executive Chef Frank Caputo answers the question of whether or not you should keep the lid up or down when grilling. Join us on Facebook and Twitter! Facebook: http://facebook.com/cancercenter Twitter: http://twitter.com/cancercenter • Depending on the type of grill you have will determine if you should keep the lid closed or open. • Keep closed when first placing food on the grill to maintain a good sear on the inside by keeping the moisture in. • Once you see the grill is cooking at a speed you can manage, then you can adjust the temperature. • Keep in mind that high temperatures increase the risk of cancer causing compounds to form, so allowing more time to cook at a lower temperature can help reduce this risk. Music from musicalley.com - Andre Bisson - Free Ridin' Blues