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 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 Best Burger Recipes for All of Your Summer Cookouts

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

Choose fruit with a fragrant aroma and flesh that yields a bit when pressed gently. If a peach has cuts or tan spots, or if it's rock-hard or mushy, don't buy it. Color has more to do with variety than ripeness.

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.

Chicken Satay Skewers

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Celebrate warmer breezes by sharing a tropical combo: Thai-inspired chicken skewers and a Pineapple-Rum Cocktail.

How to Smoke Fish

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.

Dry-Aged Rib-Eye Steaks with Emeril's Maitre D'Hotel Butter

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Emeril's signature rib-eye steak is pan-grilled, then roasted to perfection and topped with lemon-infused butter. The recipe appears in his book "From Emeril's Kitchens." Try serving it with Emeril's Mashed Potatoes.Also try:Pan-Roasted Filet Mignons with Potato-Walnut Confit, Port Wine Reduction, Stilton Cheese, and Shallot Rings

Whole Grilled Eggplant with Rice Pilaf

Eggplants have a dark side—and it's excellent. Roast them whole until the skin is charred, and the flesh goes soft and creamy. To serve, split the eggplants and top with pomegranate molasses and lemony tahini sauce, then spoon the insides onto herby, pistachio-scented pilaf and dust lightly with fragrant za'atar.
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Grilled Chicken Breasts with BBQ Sauce

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.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Brine Boiling

Cut down grilling time without sacrificing any of the flavors. This brine-boiling method used by professional chefs and barbecue experts shaves hours off cooking ribs and chicken legs—and with delicious results. Here's how you can do it in your own home.

Balsamic Marinated Skirt Steak

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For a just-right side dish, mix up our Basic Potato Salad, replacing the mayo with 1/2 cup olive oil and 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard.