Here is the only secret you need to know about grilling:
It's a summer celebration where grills are lit, beers are sipped, watermelon pits are spit at each other (what, you don't that?) and we give thanks to the Brits for giving us our Independence.
Here is the only secret you need to know about grilling: grill on a wood fire.That's all. Don't tell me your gas grill takes wood chips, that charcoal briquette tastes good. Just build a wood fire.
Here's the other secret to a happy 4th: turn off the computer and go outside and play. Turn off your iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and the little Droid you keep tucked away for emergencies and embrace your electronic Independence Day.
I want to hear about sweet corn. I want to hear dripping, oozing, buttery, sugary descriptions of sweet corn. I haven't had any in 5 years. Europeans don't 'get' sweet corn, so humor me, and report back in delicious detail and enjoy yourselves!