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. Our recipes include 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 vegetable—or make mix-and-match kebabs—and master these basic techniques.
By Victoria Spencer

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream

Rating: 3 stars 157
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.

Grilled Striped Bass

Rating: 3.5 stars 278
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: 3.5 stars 29
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.

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.

Grilled Chicken Thighs with Charred Corn and Summer Squash

After a quick turn on the grill, these flame-kissed boneless thighs get tossed with a minty lemon dressing. Corn and zucchini are next up on the grates—and when you platter everything up with the meat on top, the sauce dresses everything. 

Grilled Spatchcocked Chicken

Rating: 3.5 stars 111
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.

Grilled Chicken Breasts with BBQ Sauce

Rating: 3.5 stars 89
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.

Inspiration and Ideas

Our Favorite Kebab Recipes Give Grilled Food on a Stick a Major Upgrade
We love grilling kebabs, they're easy and versatile. The different ingredient combinations offer lots of tasty possibilities and that's especially helpful when feeding a crowd. The recipes here feature bold flavors with a range of delicious meats, fruits, and vegetables.
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.
Thin Burger
Rating: 4 stars 92

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