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.

Grilled Asparagus with Caper-Cornichon Vinaigrette

Inspired by gribiche, the French sauce traditionally served with steamed asparagus, this salad takes a modern approach by grilling the spears then piling them on a platter with sliced hard-cooked eggs. The mustard vinaigrette, chock-full of cornichons and capers, preserves all the briny goodness of the original sauce.

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.

Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb

A butterflied leg of lamb, which cooks quickly and evenly on the grill, has been split down the center, then unfolded and spread open to resemble a butterfly.

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.

Thin Burger

Rating: 3.79 stars
Straight out of central casting: a savory, slender patty on a deliciously squishy bun.

Grilled Halibut Steaks with Potatoes, Olives, and Onions

Tossing hot-off-the-grill halibut steaks and vegetables with an herb vinaigrette infuses them with tons of flavor. A colorful assortment of olives adds a briny kick throughout, while peppery arugula and charred bread serve as the perfect accompaniments.

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Dine Deliciously in the Great Outdoors with Our Best Camping Recipes

Sure, everything tastes better after a day of hiking and swimming, but we can do way better than a burnt hot dog on a stick. Rekindle your love of campfire cooking with recipes that are equal parts fun and sophisticated. Browse our collection for your best-ever camping trip.

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.

Grilled Lamb Shoulder Chops with Herb Aioli

Rating: 3.3 stars

A simple, chilled herb sauce cuts through the richness of grilled lamb chops for a summery, yet satisfying, entree. Shoulder chops, an inexpensive cut that's rich in flavor, are available at most major supermarkets.