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Video tip: Soak wooden skewers before grilling
Video tip: Soak wooden skewers before grilling

Before you throw your next batch of skewers on the grill, take some time to soak the wood before threading the food. Wooden skewers, like the classic bamboo skewers pictured above, can burn easily over a hot grill. Soaking them in warm water for 10 to 20 minutes before threading will keep the skewers from cooking along with the food. Continue reading below for a great recipe for grilled shrimp skewers with charmoula. Cooking is fun — at least it should be! No matter how long you’ve been in the kitchen, there is always something new to learn, whether it’s a simple twist on an old technique, or a handy tip to save time and energy. In this series of short videos, I...

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