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People say gas grills are convenient and easy to use and that the food is cooked evenly without any special care. That actually sums up the whole problem with gas grills. No special care is taken, no skill is needed, no thought has to go into preparation and pairing of food, no well meant but ignored assistance from mates on how to build the fire is shared, no enjoyment of the warmth of the fire, no good natured slights on the grilling skills of the host are exchangedgas grilling may be convenient but it does not touch the charcoal grill toms shoes for providing an opportunity for sharing friendship and companionship. Gas grilling is for getting food done, charcoal grilling is for entertaining friends. And let’s face it, what looks better, a steel contraption with tubes and wires sticking out of it, or a slender conveyance with a merrily dancing real fire?All kinds of things can be done to food to make it taste like smoke or wood even if you are using a gas grill. There are marinades, but any chef will tell you marinades are made to remedy the taste and texture of meat that is inferior in the first place. There are sauces and things specifically marketed as smoke essence. Well and good, but exactly how artificial are we going to be before we call halt? And why on earth bother to grill vegetables if you’re going to smother it in sauces or marinades?Many people use flavoured woodchips either on a gas or charcoal grill. Well technically you are then smoking your food, not grilling it. While smoked food, especially meat, can be delicious, it does not taste like grilled food. Grilling is a method of cooking that happens to impart a specific taste to food just like boiling does (actually boiling usually removes taste from food, but let’s not go there).There is a new movement among chefs known as molecular gastronomy and it combines the marvels of science with the craft of cooking. These chemical wizards have already proven that a) sealing of meat is a fallacy; b) the taste of grilled food, especially meat, is due to molecular changes in the meat that are influenced by all kin toms shoes ds of factors including the most obvious, temperature. Therefore, they say, food tastes different when grilled by an electrical element like in an oven, on a hot steel plate, over gas flames, over charcoal flames, or over wood flames.It seems toms shoes then that the ability or the necessity of a gas grill to toms shoes produce as much flavour as a charcoal grill depends on what you want to achieve with your grilling, and your personal taste, like most things in life!