Flipping burgers on a sizzling outdoor grill is as much of a summer staple as baseball, swimming pools and family road trips. But those grills don’t have to be just about meat. Just as your grill gives chicken a special flavor, so too can it enhance your vegetables.

Grilling will give your vegges a smoky flavor, draw out the juices and provide a nice soft texture. Check out this site for some veggie grilling tips. Meanwhile, some of our own local farmers offer tips in this video, produced at the farmers’ market in Arroyo Grande.