The cedar plank made the flavor of this salmon very exciting. Some places have large planks for cooking large fillets. This small portion of salmon was sold on a small plank. Smoking is a great cooking technique. Some bloggers have stovetop smokers , and some chefs use smoking guns to fill chambers of food . Grilled apples are interesting because they are almost similar to baked apples in a pie. The heat must caramelize some of the apple to create the sweet flavor of a grilled apple.