Both residents of barbecue-mad Kansas City, Adler and Fertig are the authors of The BBQ Queens' Big Book of Barbecue. Even when they're grilling vegetables, as for this hearty salad drizzled with lemon vinaigrette, these BBQ Queens prefer using a gas grill with lots of power—at least 40,000 BTUs.Plus: More Vegetable Recipes and Tips
Steam helps loosen a pepper's charred skin from its flesh. To create steam, place the hot pepper in a bowl and cover with plastic wrap, or place in it a plastic bag and seal, then let sit for 5 minutes and remove. The skin should slip right off.