BBQ & Grilling Recipes

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.

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Our 25 Greatest Grilled Chicken Recipes

Explore the many ways to prepare this dinnertime favorite on the grill, including moist, buttermilk-marinated chicken pieces, whole chickens basted in homemade barbecue sauce, and so much more.
By Peggy Kieran

Our Very Best Burger Recipes

From classic diner-style patties to meatless masterpieces and bunless beauties, here are more than two dozen of our best burger recipes.
By Alexandra Lim-Chua Wee

How to Grill Any Vegetable Like a Pro

Our guide to making the best grilled vegetables will keep you fired up all summer long. Just pick your veggie—or make mix-and-match kebabs—and master these basic techniques.

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream

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When you bring home peaches that aren't quite ripe enough, grilling them is a sweet and easy solution for dessert. The high heat from the grill coaxes out their juiciness and caramelizes the natural sugars found in the fruit. Top the peachy bowls off with ice cream and crumbled cookies and you have an easy and unique treat.

You'll Want to Make These Easy Steak Recipes Again and Again

Sometimes a steak seasoned with salt and pepper is all you need, but when you want a more creative way to cook a steak, we can help. We're sharing our favorite steak recipes, which include interesting seasoning and sauces to help them shine.
By Lynn Andriani

Try These Six Fresh Grilling Recipes (from Martha's New Cookbook!)

Preview our latest book, Martha Stewart's Grilling, and then head outside to make these delicious dishes.

How to Smoke Fish

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Where there's smoke, there's flavor. Smoking fish at home may sound intimidating, but it's no more complicated than grilling. Just add aromatic wood to a charcoal grill and let the fragrant, flavorful smoke do its work.

Thin Burger

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Straight out of central casting: a savory, slender patty on a deliciously squishy bun.

Grilled Beef Tenderloin

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It's important to set up direct and indirect heat zones when grilling this beef tenderloin. You want to sear the outside so that it has a nice crust without overcooking the meat. See our tips on setting up a charcoal grill.


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Fill big chef shoes: Julia Child and Jacques Pepin shared this recipe for Chateaubriand, beef tenderloin cooked between two thin steaks (which are then tossed).

Grilled Striped Bass

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We serve the fillets over our Corn and Clam Chowder Sauce, but they are also delicious on their own, with just a sprinkling of lemon juice.

Classic Burger-Joint Cheeseburger

Forget waiting in the drive-thru lane! You can make a better burger at home with quality ingredients in no time.

Inspiration and Ideas

Quick Black-Eyed Peas with Tomatoes

Black-eyed peas and tomatoes quickly prepared on the grill make an ideal side for Blackened Chicken.