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Steven Raichlen: International Grill Guru

Metal Skewers: Steven Raichlen recently became obsessed with grilling on skewers after seeing Azerbaijani mangal grills, on which the skewers are balanced over hot coals without a grate. He improvises at home by placing bricks in the front and back of the grill, then laying skewers across to suspend them above the fire—perfect for delicate foods like fish. From $15 for 6 skewers;

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