Celebrating Independence Day in Style
Day is a day of Freedom- While celebrating our Nations freedom, we typically live out the day enjoying those freedoms. For many of us, the day includes Fireworks, friends, family and live fire cooking. With the latest [..] read more
Chorizo and Egg Casserole
delicious recipe for the next time you have house guests over, are going on a camping trip or an overnight stay at a BBQ competition. Chorizo and Eggs go great together and in this recipe we added some tater tots, cheese [..] read more
Poor Man’s Burnt Ends
bites in BBQ is a perfectly cooked burnt end from a well marbled brisket point. Unfortunately to make a burnt end you’ll most likely need to purchase a 16lb whole packer brisket to get the point muscle. This recipe [..] read more
Texas Pulled Pork
nly needs salt, pepper and smoke. This method is one of our favorite ways of cooking and really highlights the flavor of the pork and the aroma of the smoke.
1 boston butt
Rub mix of 50% kosher salt and 50% [..] read more
ever had pig candy…you’ve never really lived. It’s the thing dreams are made of, its sweet, salty and a little smokey. We’ve taken our famous pig candy and combined it with smoked pecans and chocolate [..] read more
gh to spend two summers in Russia back in the early 2000s. During my stay there on the beaches near Vladivostok, we discovered some amazing Shashlik from the local outdoor food vendors. Shashlik is Russia’s version of [..] read more
Memphis Style Ribs
great rib recipe all the way from Memphis. Memphis dry ribs are savory and spicy with a great smokey crust. If you are getting tired of the standard sweet rib and looking to branch out this recipe will do the [..] read more
Interview with Pitmaster Jim Elser
eat talk with Jim Elser Pitmaster of Sweet Smoke Q and GMG user. Jim is a Winning machine and was named Florida Team of the Year. He also was recently featured and WON on the TV Show Smoked!
What does BBQ mean to you?
Jim- [..] read more
Fire Roasted Porchetta
#8217;ve been wanting to for a while now. This recipe is what every meal should be. Rich and succulent pork belly combine perfectly with the tender pork loin giving the dish the true taste of what pork can be.
Difficulty: [..] read more
Peach Whiskey Ribs
are now in season and it’s also the BBQ season, add some of Tennessee’s favorite and this sweet, smokey and spicy recipe will make you the star of the next summer party.
2 racks of Baby Back Ribs
GMG [..] read more
Asian Style BBQ Ribs
y to bring some life into those standard ribs. These Asian inspired ribs have a punch of flavor and will give you a new outlook on what BBQ ribs can be.
1 rack of baby back ribs
1/4 cup of orange [..] read more
the GMG. We took this classic sandwich took away the rye, added some smoke and bacon and created this one of a kind meal.
2lbs of ground beef
1 tsp of salt
1 tsp of pepper
1 tsp of garlic salt
1 tsp of crushed [..] read more
Smoked BBQ Beans
kick up that standard can of baked beans by adding some sweet, savory, spicy and smoke to them. Honestly no one really has the time to soak beans and spend all that time cooking them, so we will take the short cut with this [..] read more
Honey Jalapeno Baby Backs
ions week end and week out We’ve cooked our fare share of ribs. With this recipe we wanted to simplify the rib cooking process and go as minimal as possible, letting that pork flavor shine. Of course we had to add that [..] read more
day is over and stores are offering corned beef at rock bottom prices. Take advance of these deals and try something new. Our pastrami recipe is so simple will have you going back to the store to fill up your [..] read more
Smoked Beef Stew
of comfort food or something to serve on St Patrick’s Day? We have the perfect beef stew combining Guinness and smoke for a rich and hearty flavor.
2 lb of stew beef or chuck roast cut into 1/2 in cubes [..] read more
your night? We have the perfect hot and spicy recipe, this Jerk chicken recipe brings the heat along with a ton of flavor.
4 chicken leg quarters
1 cup of orange juice
1 1/4 cup of soy sauce
1 tablespoon [..] read more
Tri Tip Skewers
is a must try recipe, the perfect balance of garlic and herbs brings out the rich taste of the tri tip. Add some portobello mushrooms, onions and of course some smoke and you have a meal fit for a king… or your beloved [..] read more
Winter Wonderland 2016- Top 27
of entries this year. With all the great photos you made it really difficult to narrow down. But here they are the top 27. Which one is your [..] read more
Bacon Lover’s Meatloaf
n of meaty meatloaf, look no further. This Bacon Lover’s Meatloaf is packed full of ground beef, pork sausage and of course a full pound of bacon. Savory and simple this will satisfy any carnivore [..] read more
Jalapeño Popper Dip
ested appetizers for any party we go to is our bacon wrapped jalapeño poppers, but with large crowds it gets pretty time consuming. We took the great flavor of the poppers and simplified them into a dip. Give this easy [..] read more
Grilled Deep Dish Pizza
to cook a pizza is on a BBQ. With the ability to cook at extremely high temperatures and the wood fired flavor, you’ll never use the oven again. Many of you have cooked frozen pizzas on the GMG (which turn out great) [..] read more
Cast Iron Brussels Sprouts
ect side to accompany your steak or pork chops. This recipe gives brussels sprouts the respect the deserve with charred edges, crispy bacon and sweet onions.
1 lb of split brussels sprouts
2 tablespoons of [..] read more
Bourbon Peach Upside-Down Cake
s: two things that just go together so perfectly, add in some sugar and a kiss of smoke and you have something truly spectacular. This is a quick and easy cake with a show stopping appearance, give it a try at your next get [..] read more
Time and Temps
we get asked are; what temperature do I cook this at? and how long will it take? We’ll give you some answers, but more importantly we want to show you what to look for and how to understand what your BBQ meat is doing [..] read more
Smokey Fried Chicken
it can be a beautiful thing. It’s hard to beat really good fried chicken, this past year we traveled across the country sampling fried chicken from a dozen or so places in the south. Since the trip we’ve been [..] read more
Grilled Apple Pie Sundae
quick and delicious dessert to cook on your [..] read more
Smokey Chocolate Cake
p a little bit this time by moving from savory to sweet. GMGs not only produce great dinners but are the perfect way to step out of the box with desserts. We’ve created a rich, decadent and smokey cake made with [..] read more
ition for many Americans, smoked tamales will be a hit at any Christmas party. We took the added challenge of cooking every part of the Tamales in the Smoker, including the steaming process. So get some friends together and [..] read more
Smoked Holiday Turkey
s again, this time with a beautiful smoked turkey. Everyone has their favorite turkey recipes make sure to add this one to your collection.
1 -14# Tom Turkey (cleaned and rinsed)
1 Cup Granulated Garlic
½ Cup [..] read more
Bacon Apple Pie
t could be more American.We had the pleasure of meeting Chef John at the World Food Championships in Florida and thankfully for all of us he agreed to share some of his amazing recipes here on the GMG Blog. [..] read more
Asian Short Ribs
of that rich beefy flavor everyone loves and to that we added some sweet, some salt and a little heat. They make a great appetizer or combine with some sides for a satisfying meal. Another great thing is they can be made the [..] read more
Pecan Pie Yams
s wrong with most side dishes? They’re not dessert. If your looking for a last minute dish to finish off the table for your Thanksgiving meal, look no further.
3 Large Yams
1/3 cup of butter
1/2 cup of [..] read more
ing color, and the smell of pumpkin pie spice is everywhere, time for turkey.
Smoked Turkey is a beautiful thing, but getting a smoked turkey with crispy skin is even better. Here are some of our turkey tips to get you ready [..] read more
The World Food Championships
ed chefs, cooks, bloggers and BBQers from around the world loaded up their culinary tools and descended upon Kissimmee, Florida for the World Food Championships.
After leaving the Jack Daniels World BBQ Championships, we [..] read more
The “Jack” BBQ Competition
e from the holler before any smokers were lit as the morning sun warmed the dew covered fields. We made our way past old forgotten barns on roads lined with trees and falling autumn leaves. Pulling into the small town square [..] read more
Honey Habanero Chicken
ory- that is all you need to satisfy any craving. We combined these 3 flavors by using honey, habanero chilis and a savory rub on some smoked chicken thighs for an out of this world experience.
1/2 cup of honey
1 [..] read more
The American Royal
Q competition road trip, a week ago, Monday morning; first driving through deserts, then mountains and finally prairies before arriving at the Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City late Wednesday night. The parking lot was almost [..] read more
Wonton Taco- Video Recipe
joins us with an easy and fun Wonton Taco recipe. [..] read more
Smoked S’more Dip
ly the easiest recipe out there. Four ingredients and 15 min is all you need to make this stunning dessert, perfect for any get together.
2 tablespoons of butter
2 1/2 cups of chocolate chips (we used a mix of [..] read more
BBQ Road Trip- The Big 3
iew our beautiful United States than hitting the road with GMGs in tow, competing in 3 of the biggest BBQ Competitions.
Starting September 28th 2015 we will begin our BBQ journey, making our way to the World Series of [..] read more
Buffalo Chicken Potato
ipe designed for my wife who loves baked potatoes and is an extreme chili head (the hotter the better).
Large baked potatoes
1/2 a chicken breast per potato
1/2 a cup of buffalo hot sauce per chicken [..] read more
hrowing some variety into your dinner. How about chicken wings 3 ways? This recipe includes 3 versions of spicy and smokey chicken wings. We have a classic buffalo, an Asian sweet chili and a jalapeño lime. Fire up your [..] read more
ge Thai food fans. One of my personal favorites is Crying Tiger, thin strips of beef cooked medium rare with a spicy acidic dipping sauce. So why not incorparate some wood smoke into the dish and cook it on our Green [..] read more
arond bbq enough you’ve seen the now famous BBQ Fattie, which is basically sausage stuffed with cheese and wrapped in bacon. The other day while doing research for desserts and looking at an apple pie with latticing, [..] read more
Alabama White Chicken
page from of the famous Pitmaster Chris Lilly and making some white sauce chicken on the GMG. Big Bob Gibson is the creator of the infamous white sauce and is a world renowned BBQ restaurant in Decatur Alabama. This recipe [..] read more
Honey Sesame Chicken
year for block parties. Here is a recipe to feed a ton of people on a dime. We combine inexpensive boneless skinless chicken thighs, a sweet and savory sauce and the smoke of your Green Mountain Grill for the perfect bite [..] read more
s almost here. When I first started to BBQ I was asked to cook for our Fathers day meal. I wanted to make something a caveman would eat, and there is nothing more manly then a giant turkey drumstick. Here is my recipe for [..] read more
e, and we wanted to give you a healthy easy meal thats perfect for a hot summer night. With our margarita shrimp with coconut rice and mango salsa we combined fresh fruit, seafood, and little tequila for a taste of the [..] read more
s, I have been dove head first into BBQ. I have read just about every BBQ blog, forum and book that is out there and have listened to countless hours of the BBQ Central Show. Yet the knowledge of BBQ is an unending pursuit. [..] read more
Grilled Caesar Salad
ot of bacon wrapped recipes on this page along with a fair share of sweets. For those looking for something a little more on the healthy side we have our Grilled Caesar Salad with homemade croutons. All aspects of this [..] read more
Grilled Bread Pudding
te desserts. This bread pudding is soft and pillowy with a vanilla maple syrup base that will remind you of french toast in the best possible way. Easy to make with simple ingredients. Kissed with a touch of wood smoke to [..] read more
Smoked Tri Tip Chili
like a hearty bowl of chili, put it in a sourdough bowl and it’s that much bettter. This recipe is a traditional meaty chili (beans optional), combining hamburger with smoked tri tip and a rich blend of [..] read more
Grilled Watermelon Appetizer
g different to serve your guests, this unique recipe will always stand out from the crowd. A perfect blend of salty, sweet and sour with a clean fresh taste will be sure to impress at he next party.
Seedless [..] read more
Smoked Chicken & Rice
orite that kids and adults will love and with the added smoke and prosciutto it’s a one of a kind. Our recipe only takes a few minutes to prep, an hour to cook and has only one dish to clean, perfect for a busy [..] read more
ight forward recipe that everyone will love. Potato..Cheese..Bacon what’s not to love. We took the standard potato skin recipe and added smoke and wrapped it in bacon. Enjoy!
3 medium to small potatoes
2 [..] read more
Homemade Bacon Video
, but have you ever made your own. In the video below we will give you simple step by step tutorial to help you create your own smoked bacon on your Green Mountain Grill. [..] read more
The Science of Smoke
BBQ, BBQ. It’s what separates gas grills and crockpots from the true form of the American cuisine we all love. Smoke is just as important as any sauce or rub. Used correctly it is the salt and pepper of BBQ adding [..] read more
GMG Blog Giveaway
blog, we want to give away a GMG gift basket. To enter simply subscribe to our blog by entering your email on the right side of the screen, under “subscribe”. We will randomly choose a winner May 1st, 2015. [..] read more
Smoked Sweet Corn Casserole
ound the corner, I wanted to share with you one of my favorite side dishes. This is a really easy recipe and perfect for a last min potluck. Enjoy!
1 8.5 oz package of dry corn bread mix
1 15oz can of [..] read more
Pork Belly Video Recipe
opportunity a couple times to experience delicately smoked pork belly, and since then have always wanted to make one myself. This video shows you an easy and delicious way to smoke a pork belly on a Green Mountain Grill. [..] read more
Tips & Tricks for Competition BBQ
5th year as a pitmaster of a competitive BBQ team, and as I look back at the lessons learned I realize they were almost all learned the hard way. I attribute most of our success to trial and error…. with a little [..] read more
Corned Beef and Cabbage
Day is right around the corner and a time honored tradition for most is to make corned beef and cabbage for dinner. To be honest I never really was a fan of corned beef, but now looking back I think it was more of how it was [..] read more
I’ve cooked more then any other and also one of the first things I learned how to BBQ. We stick to the basics and created true Santa Maria style marinade. Below you will find our recipe for our award winning tri [..] read more
l time favorite foods. Often an overlooked cut of beef, skirt steak is rich, flavorful and tender. When you combine that with a Green Mountain Grills ability to infuse smoke while grilling it’s a winning combination. [..] read more
Sweet & Spicy Beef Jerky
road for a long BBQ trip I have to make a batch of beef jerky. There’s nothing that passes the time on the road better then finishing off a bag of moist beef jerky. We have a fail proof recipe to make you king of the [..] read more
Bacon Cheeseburger Fattie
meat lover like most BBQers we have your dream recipe. The video recipe below will show you step by step instructions on how to make a Bacon Cheeseburger Fattie. Unbuckle your belt and [..] read more
Franklin BBQ & Heading Home
recovering and visiting some Green Mountain Grill dealers in the area, we were ready to get back to our BBQ crawl. We really lucked out when we woke up and it was raining, the perfect day to eat at Franklin BBQ in Austin. [..] read more
Berry Cheesecake Cobbler
to feed a hungry crowd, with very little time. This recipe is a showstopper and a lifesaver. This is by far the easiest recipe to make, with very little clean up.
6 oz of strawberry nectar
21 oz of [..] read more
Stained Walls & Sausage
and plenty of light left in the day we made our way north. We traveled the open road to the sausage capital of Texas, Elgin. The first thing you should know there are two main sausage staples in Elgin, Southside Market and [..] read more
Pulled Pork Video Recipe
pulled pork sandwich that could stand on its own as a meal… introducing ‘The Big Pete”. In this video we will show you how to smoke a pork butt, make coleslaw, fry a pickle and grill pig candy, turning them [..] read more
Lockhart- Heart of Texas BBQ
y, we were headed to the mecca of Texas BBQ, the Town known as the Capital of BBQ: Lockhart, Texas. We woke up early in the town of Round Rock with our plan set and eyes focused on the prize. We jumped on the express way [..] read more
The Journey Continues
st of the tri-tip and pork loin for the demo in Arizona we got back on the road to continue the journey to the BBQ Mecca. The road through the desert of West Texas is a long and beautiful road especially during the sunset [..] read more
Heading East-Day 1
rills are packed up in the truck along with all the necessary gadgets and ingredients to compete in a BBQ competition. We’re heading east towards Phoenix for our first stop on the Texas BBQ road Trip. After driving [..] read more
BBQ Road Trip
cooking BBQ for a while you will develop a passion, that passion leads to an addiction and that addiction leads to an all encompassing lifestyle. You start to dream about BBQ whether you’re asleep or awake, you watch [..] read more
;t one of the first places you think of when it comes to BBQ but in Central California they have their own unique style. Santa Maria BBQ is a land of salt, pepper and garlic Tri Tip. We had the pleasure of talking to [..] read more
cally Kansas City for many it is the central hub of BBQ for in America. Kansas City is home to the Kansas City BBQ society , the largest competition BBQ sanctioning body. When most Americans think BBQ sauce they are thinking [..] read more
night are big and bright (clap..clap..clap..clap), deep in the heart of Texas”…and not to mention their great BBQ.
Pitmasters Delayne Crow of Four Crows BBQ was kind enough to talk to us about Texas BBQ.
Four [..] read more
Brisket Video Recipe
17;t anything better than brisket. It is also one of the more difficult meats to bbq and our most requested recipe people want help with. In the video below we will teach you how to cook using some very simple steps. There [..] read more
North Carolina BBQ
alk to Pitmasters Lionel Bateman from North Carolina about BBQ in his Region, one of the Pig Pickin’ Capitals
Pitmaster Lionel Bateman
Andy- What’s your earliest memory of BBQ?
Lionel- Growing up in Northeast [..] read more
Bacon Mac & Cheese
American dish that brings back childhood memories to all adults. We have a small twist with this recipe, beyond the rich cheesiness, we’re going to add bacon and some fruit wood smoke.
Everything you need for a [..] read more
f Dry Rub Ribs and the Blues. We Spoke with Michael McDearman, A great BBQ Ambassador and Spokesman from Cookeville TN
Andy- “What’s your earliest memory of BBQ?”
Michael– “At [..] read more
radition, a way of life and for some a heated debate. Over the next few weeks we will be looking at the different BBQ regions. Every State has its claim to fame in the BBQ world and every person has their favorite style [..] read more
t up a little bit and try something different. Smoked Carnitas- sounds like an oxymoron right? This recipe combines a traditional Carnitas dish with an untraditional technique and your Family and Friends will be asking for [..] read more
and smokey beef rib is a thing of beauty. With a dark and salty exterior bark giving away to tender juicy meat, no one can resist. Below is one of the simplest yet most satisfying recipes. Enjoy!
Beef Back [..] read more
Smoked Prime Rib
e and everyone loves a good prime rib. The smell of garlic and rosemary , the crisp outside and the tender medium well center. Green Mountain Grills are perfect for cooking your prime rib. They have the ability to add a [..] read more
Smoked Ox Tail Tacos
ething different yet familiar. Tacos are a staple for many Americans, but have you ever tried them with ox tails? Here is the recipes for something smokey, savory, spicy and unique.
1 ox tail
1 can of [..] read more
Life as a BBQ Competitor
ered your Green Mountain Grill or your weapon of choice, executed the perfect brisket and your ribs are the best on the block. Some of you have now sparked that competitive fire inside, knowing you can out-cook all your [..] read more
Winter Wonderland Contest
de is frightful, But the BBQ is so delightful…
We want to see you brave the elements and light up those Green Mountain Grills.
Make sure to include your Green Mountain Grill in your photo along with your amazing [..] read more
Interview with the developer of our WiFi controller
does the WiFi unit work?”
David: We’ve integrated a wireless card that works hand in hand with the original controller. This allows the grill to accept commands and reply to them on the wireless network using [..] read more
Tatonka Dusted Steaks
just throwing some steaks on the grill for a quiet “Date Night” dinner. We gave the steaks a nice dusting of Marty’s Tatonka Dust, it is like a blackening seasoning, nice and smoky. As a side made a cold green bean [..] read more
Candied Butternut Squash
a lot of requests for something that isn’t sweet potatoes, but something equally sweet and healthy. Linda Engle of Engle Farms at the Murrieta Farmer’s Market to the rescue! Butternut squash from Linda and the recipe [..] read more
Pineapple Stuffed Chicken
pple and a friend gave us 3 of them last week. Thinking grilled pineapple is a real treat we took it a step farther. We stuffed a chicken with pineapple wedges and smoked them for an hour before barbequing them. A generous [..] read more
wants them at least once a week in different ways. Patti wanted something different and not on a plain old burger bun and sourdough bread is one of our favorites. Adding grilled onions and Swiss cheese grilled all together [..] read more
Ultimate Biscuit and Gravy Breakfast Bake
Gravy Breakfast Bake
A pellet Grill Recipe
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes stove top, 40 minutes grill @ 350 degrees (177c)
Grill: Green Mountain Grills Daniel Boone
Pellets: Lumberjack Italian Blend [..] read more
Interview With Pitmaster Sterling Smith
pleasure to sit down with Sterling Smith, Pitmaster of Loot N’ Booty BBQ and Reserve Grand Champion of the American Royal Open. The American Royal is the largest and one of the most prestigious BBQ competitions [..] read more
Recipe- Pig Candy Burger
ove a good thick juicy burger? This Pig Candy Burger is one of my favorite guilty pleasures. If you’re not concerned about your waistline and you’re looking for that wow factor with your friends and [..] read more
Interview with Jason from Green Mountain Grills
is your role in Green Mountain Grills?
Jason: My involvement is in sales and marketing support and development. I want us to have more of a presence in the social media world and easier to find on the Internet as a [..] read more
Habanero Glazed Pork Strips
one night a week just for us. It’s our date night. We usually put something special on our Green Mountain Davy Crockett Tailgaiter Wood Pellet Grill/Smoker but sometimes we cook inside. We always eat outside on our [..] read more
Traditional Pulled Pork
some good pulled pork sammies and pork on sale was all it took. We made the traditional sandwiches with a nice North Carolina-style vinegar BBQ sauce. Then we did some like a good patty melt. All slow smoked with apple [..] read more