BBQ & Grilling
Come summer we're all about cooking outdoors, whether slow-cooked barbecue for BBQ ribs and other favorites or the fast, intense heat of grilling for burgers or steaks or pizzas. Did you know you can grill an entire dinner from appetizers through dessert? Whether you have a charcoal grill, a gas grill or a smoker, use our recipes, techniques, and menus to get the best out of your summer cookouts.
Stick Shifts: 5 Tasty Takes on the Grilled Meat Kebab
Skewering food and searing it over an open flame has an elemental appeal. It is, after all, the oldest cooking method around, and every culture has its own definition of a kebab — from Greek souvlaki to Puerto Rican churrasco. Here, we put our own spins on five classic combos and share tips for cooking with skewers. Just add clear skies and a chilled glass of vino and you’re good to go.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Grilled Salmon with Spicy Honey-Basil SauceCook this grilled salmon with spicy honey-basil sauce on the backyard grill or under the broiler for a quick and easy dinner. You can buy salmon as fillets or as steaks.
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Classic Grilling Recipes
Call this our top 20 all-time grilling classics. With perfectly grilled steak, barbecued ribs, grilled fish, and more, we've got all the bases covered. These are the tried-and-true dishes you want to cook and eat again and again.
Easy Grilling Recipes from Everyday Food
Celebrate warm weather with our collection of easy grilling recipes, including simple grilled steak, Emeril's Caribbean chicken, fresh vegetable quesadillas, and more.
Our Best Grilling Sides
Elevate grilled meats with the perfect summer side dish. Choose from a showstopping selection of top-notch recipes, including salads, slaws, grilled vegetables, and lots more.
20 Things You Didn't Know You Could GrillBored with burgers? Think steaks are a snooze? Offer something unexpected at your next cookout, with these fresh ideas for appetizers, main dishes, and desserts that are great on the grill.
Perhaps no one dish represents grilling season better than the hamburger. This summer, perfect a classic recipe such as this iconic cheeseburger, or try a new twist with a version found in our recipe collection.
The Only Barbecue Sauce You Need This SummerForget the store-bought kind. Our DIY BBQ sauce is easy, versatile, and totally delicious.
Grilled Fish and Shellfish Recipes
Whether you use a gas or charcoal flame, grilling imparts a hearty, smoky flavor to whole fish, fillets and steaks, and even shellfish. Meaty fish, such as salmon, tuna, and swordfish, are substantial enough to go straight onto the grill. (For more delicate or whole fish, a basket makes flipping easier.) Dive into all the methods of grilling fish and shellfish in our collection, with recipes for shrimp kebabs, salmon burgers, grilled clams and oysters, and much more.
Marinades, Barbecue Sauces, and Rubs
Bump up the taste of grilled veggies and meats with one of our flavor-enhancing recipes.
Meatless Grilling RecipesEnjoy a fabulous vegetarian cookout with smoky grilled vegetables; hearty burgers made from beans, grains, and portobello mushrooms; grilled pizzas; tofu kebabs; and lots more.
Grilled Pizza Recipes to Make This SummerNo one wants to turn on the oven in the summer, but what if you're craving pizza? The solution: let the grill do the work. The high heat cooks pizza quickly and gives the dough a flavorful char. Crust can be made from scratch and refrigerated or frozen until Pizza Night. Or feel free to use store-bought dough -- after all, it's summertime and the livin’ should be easy.
Grilled Pork Recipes: Get Your Chops, Ribs, Tenderloin, and Burgers Here!
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Grilled Pork Tacos al PastorRecipes adapted from Fiesta at Rick's and Mexican Everyday by Rick Bayless (W. W. Norton & Company; 2010 and 2005).Video
Grilled Barbecued Chicken on Garlic ToastSarah Carey makes a deliciously messy BBQ Chicken on Garlic Toast in this Everyday Food video. It’s the perfect way to use up your left over chicken from the grill, enjoy!Gallery
Brilliant BBQ Helpers You Didn't Know You Needed
These grill-friendly goods will bring a perfectly fine cookout to a whole new level.Recipe
Grilled Salmon and Bok Choy with Orange-Avocado SalsaCitrus and fresh herbs add clean, fresh flavor to the salmon, so you don't need to use much (if any) salt. Cilantro lends zing here as well.Video
Grilled Salmon with Merlot Sauce, Part 2Emeril Lagasse makes grilled salmon with Merlot pan sauce, serves Black Bass in papillote with Pinot Blanc, and seasons steaks for the next recipe, Steak au Poivre.Video
Caramelized Salmon with Grilled AsparagusEmeril Lagasse fillets salmon and dredges it in sugar, and grills olive oil peppered asparagus and sliced tomatoes.Video
Grilled Salmon Burgers, Part 1Martha Stewart welcomes chef Liran Mezan to prepare his fresh ground salmon burger.Video
Grilled Salmon Burgers, Part 2Chef Liran Mezan returns to show Martha Stewart to prepare a tartar sauce for his salmon burgerVideo
Healthy Grilled Wild Salmon with Bok ChoyMartha Stewart features her Whole Living Action Plan and makes a healthy dish of grilled wild salmon with bok choy and orange avocado salsa.Video
Grilled Fennel Vinaigrette with SalmonEmeril Lagasse devotes the show to Fennel, talks about the history of the vegetable, and then cooks fennel with salmon and vinaigrette.Video
Grilled Salmon and Asparagus Part 1Emeril Lagasse grills pencil asparagus and salmon.Video
Grilled Salmon and Vegetables with Merlot SauceEmeril Lagasse serves veal Marsala with pasta and grills salmon as he prepares a Merlot sauce with grilled vegetables.Video
Grilled Salmon Steaks with Mustard SauceSarah Carey grills fresh salmon steaks with mustard sauce and asparagus.Video
Grilled SalmonMartha makes a simple salmon dish that's full of fresh flavor.Recipe
Grilled Salmon and CucumbersGrilling both salmon and cucumbers gives this dish an irresistible touch of smokiness that if only enhanced by a topping of feta and dill.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Barbecued Pork Ribs with Maple RubThese ribs are lightly coated with maple (or brown) sugar.Recipe
Barbecued Salmon FilletsSalmon steaks are brushed generously with a homemade barbecue sauce, then grilled. They are served on top of brown-rice pilaf, which is flavored with white wine and vegetables and spiced with paprika, turmeric, and cumin.Recipe
Grilled Salmon SandwichFlat, wide fillets cut from the tail of the salmon work well for this open-face sandwich.