Ultra-Luxury BioFuel Cookout: Grillworks Wood Grills
A Grillworks grill is a natural-wood-burning shrine to open-flame gourmet cooking, with features (and a price tag) to match.
Although the Grillworks grills are definitely a luxury item for hard-core gourmet chefs, they are specifically designed for use with natural wood or wood charcoal – which, believe it or not, can be a carbon-neutral fuel source (just as with wood burning stoves that use pellet fuel from felled trees). Grillery, the maker of Grillworks, backs up this fact with the following quote from National Geographic’s Green Guide: “Whether a tree burns in your fireplace or decomposes in the forest, it will release the same amount of carbon into the environment…fossil fuel can make no such claim.”
Grillworks grills were developed with traditional European and South American “low and slow” cooking methods in mind. The grills feature a V-channel cooking surface that helps collect dripping juices, which is not only great for basting but also helps prevent flare-ups. Fire flare-ups can cause sooty, charred food coated with potentially nasty substances including carcinogens.
So next time you’re gathering branches from your yard, don’t put them on the curb to end up in a landfill – put that wood to use cooking dinner. Yes, the Grillworks grills are insanely expensive, but they’ll last a lifetime. And if gourmet cooking is your thing, you won’t find a better-designed grill for open-flame cooking.
Grillworks 42-Inch Wood-Burning Grill, $4,475.00.