Originally Posted by GotGarlic
I always thought that taste was char from the grilling
Actually (yes, I know that I'm splitting hairs here, but for educational sake) the "char"
flavor from any grilled foods comes not from the charing of the food, but rather from the smoke particles deposited on the food. The smoke, of course, comes from the fat that burns on the heat source, be it flaming charcoal, or flavorizing bars on a gas grill. Create a different smoke, say from mesquite, and you have a different smoke flavor.
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