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

Rating: 3.22 stars
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.

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

Sometimes, a steak seasoned with salt and pepper is all you need. Other times, you wish there were more creative ways to cook a steak. But how much can you actually do to something that cooks in mere minutes? It's all in the seasoning and the sauces! Try these easy recipes the next time you're craving steak.
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.

Grilled Spatchcock Chicken with Dijon and Rosemary

For succulent chicken in a snap, spread your wings. This method, known as spatchcocking, butterflies the bird by removing the backbone (an easy job for kitchen shears). Spatchcocking ensures the chicken will grill evenly, absorbs subtle smokiness, and achieves a crispy, golden-brown sear. Slather on our Dijon-rosemary marinade before it hits the flames, and let the flavors soar.

Bistro Burgers

A few simple moves can elevate a backyard hamburger to steak-house status. Grilled onions, a swipe of Dijon over the patties before grilling, and toasted brioche buns are just a sampling of some of the high-end embellishments you can expect with your burger tonight. 

Grilled Chicken Breasts with BBQ Sauce

Rating: 3.27 stars
For this all-American classic that's great for lunch or dinner, use a great homemade sauce and pick your method: Slow-cook a whole bird for the juiciest results or grill smaller pieces for a fast meal.

Grilled Striped Bass

Rating: 3.57 stars
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.

How to Smoke Fish

Rating: 3.62 stars
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.

Grilled Spatchcocked Chicken

Rating: 3.38 stars
Spatchcocking (or butterflying) lets you grill a whole bird, because it enables you to cook the meat evenly. If your grill is big enough, double the recipe. Leftovers are delicious over salad.

Inspiration and Ideas

Teriyaki-Glazed Grilled Chicken

Take grilled chicken breasts in a tasty, direction with this clever recipe: the chicken is pounded so it cooks quickly and evenly, then a tangy homemade hoisin-teriyaki glaze goes on in the last few minutes of cooking to create a delicious char