Recipes: Big Green Egg Series

Brisket Style Smoked Chuck Roast on the Big Green Egg

Brisket Style Smoked Chuck Roast on the Big Green Egg

If you love smoked brisket but don’t want to shell out the dollars or spend the next 14 hours tending to your smoker, I have the perfect solution for you: the smoked chuck roast. It is easy, doesn’t take forever to smoke, and it will give you a finished product that...

How to Smoke a Tri-Tip Steak “Trisket” on the Big Green Egg

How to Smoke a Tri-Tip Steak “Trisket” on the Big Green Egg

There is one cut of meat that seems to stand out as the Holy Grail of smoked meats: the brisket. It will make the newcomer to smoking scared and the seasoned pro scratching their head from time to time. Well, what if I told you that there is a cut that you could...

5 DIY Big Green Egg Table Plans To Transform Your Grilling Space

5 DIY Big Green Egg Table Plans To Transform Your Grilling Space

To say I love my Big Green Egg grill would be an understatement — I've shared everything from pizza and pulled pork to a Thanksgiving turkey on the Big Green Egg! As many people bought their first Big Green Egg or Kamado Style smoker last year during lockdowns, I've...

Big Green Egg Smoked Chicken

Big Green Egg Smoked Chicken

Before we get started, did you know we have an entire series to set you up for success on your Big Green Egg? If you are new to the Egg Game, definitely check it out! Anyway, let's talk smoked chicken on the Big Green Egg!!! A whole chicken is a great meal and a...

How to Smoke Pastrami for a New York Deli Style Sandwich

How to Smoke Pastrami for a New York Deli Style Sandwich

When it comes to sandwich meats, there is one that stands apart from the others, and that is pastrami. The beautiful color, the spicy crust, it's like perfection on a plate — and the best part is it's easy to learn how to smoke pastrami. When I hear the word pastrami,...

Ham on the Big Green Egg

Ham on the Big Green Egg

Note: This post is a part of GrillGirl’s Big Green Egg Series, a deep dive into the popular Kamado style grill and all that it offers. Follow along on this adventure if you have ever been curious about getting an Egg or want to better understand how to...

Guide to Cooking Thanksgiving Turkey on a Big Green Egg

Guide to Cooking Thanksgiving Turkey on a Big Green Egg

Note: This post is a part of GrillGirl's Big Green Egg Series, a deep dive into the popular Kamado style grill and all that it offers. Follow along on this adventure if you have ever been curious about getting an Egg or want to better understand how to get the...

Low-Carb “Char Siu” Pork Belly Burnt Ends

Low-Carb “Char Siu” Pork Belly Burnt Ends

Okay, so the title is a bit deceiving — this recipe isn't a traditional Char Siu, it's actually a Keto-friendly take on pork belly burnt ends. You'd never know it by the rich Chinese BBQ-inspired flavors and color of this low-carb Char Siu. Char Siu Pork Belly Burnt...

Big Green Egg Spring Maintenance

Big Green Egg Spring Maintenance

Big Green Egg Maintenance Spring has sprung and it's time to get your Big Green Egg back to work. This is a great time to do a little bit of spring maintenance to your Egg to insure your grilling and smoking season are worry-free.  There’s really not much you...

Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Carolina Gold BBQ Sauce

Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Carolina Gold BBQ Sauce

The beauty of the pulled pork sandwich is that it is relatively easy to make and feeds a lot of people. It is also one of those quintessential dishes to master on your Big Green Egg or whatever your smoker of choice is. In this recipe, I pair pulled pork with my...

How to Lay a Fire and Control the Temp in Your Big Green Egg

How to Lay a Fire and Control the Temp in Your Big Green Egg

Note: This post is a part of GrillGirl's Big Green Egg Series, a deep dive into the popular Kamado style grill and how to take advantage of all that it offers. Follow along on this adventure if you have ever been curious about getting an Egg or want to better...

Getting to Know Your Big Green Egg: What’s Inside?

Getting to Know Your Big Green Egg: What’s Inside?

I’m so excited to be working on a series of articles featuring one of the greatest backyard cookers of all time: The Big Green Egg! The Big Green Egg is an iconic, versatile cooker. There’s not much it can’t do. Grilling, smoking, baking; it’s got it all covered. It...

Smoked Bourbon and Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Smoked Bourbon and Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Nothing makes me happier than an all American apple pie made with crisp, tart apples in a flaky pie crust. I took my favorite pie of all pies and added two special ingredients that pair perfectly with apples: Bourbon and salted caramel, and kissed them with smoke by...

Smoked Goose on the Big Green Egg

Smoked Goose on the Big Green Egg

I’ve heard that goose is like the filet mignon of the waterfowl world, and I guess that would explain why it was rather pricey at the butcher- $80 for an a 10lb frozen goose! I’ve seen fresh Canadian Geese at my butcher, but for this time they came frozen - And it...

Grilled Shishito Peppers with Fleur De Sel

Grilled Shishito Peppers with Fleur De Sel

If you happen to see Shishito peppers in the store or at the farmers market, snatch them up! They’re absolutely delicious! According to Wikipedia, about one out of every ten shishito peppers is hot, but I’ve never experienced that! If you’ve ever had Padron peppers,...

How to Make Bacon

How to Make Bacon

It was quite convenient that Bill Gillespie’s new book “The Smoking Bacon & Hog Cookbook” arrived in the mail right around the time I had asked Snake River Farms to send me some Kurobuta Pork Belly for my “How to Make Bacon” post. Funny how things work out...

Smoked Beef Short Ribs on the Big Green Egg

Smoked Beef Short Ribs on the Big Green Egg

Beef short ribs are all the rage these days and it seems like every food truck and trending restaurant is serving them. For the last few weeks, I have been eyeing the great looking short ribs I’ve been seeing at Doris Italian Market, our local butcher, and been...

Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped, Blue Cheese Stuffed Figs

Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped, Blue Cheese Stuffed Figs

There is something alluring about figs to me. I guess it is their rich sweetness- it pairs great with salty ingredients for a savory presentation. In this recipe, the sweet figs pair with the tangy blue cheese, salty prosciutto, and are finished with a sweet balsamic...

Beer Braised and Grilled Country Style Ribs

Beer Braised and Grilled Country Style Ribs

When people think of ribs, they think of baby back or spare ribs, but for this 4th of July I’m making country style ribs, a meatier variety which actually aren’t ribs at all. We call them Country style ribs but they are actually cut from the pork shoulder area, and...

Apple, Walnut and Gorgonzola Stuffed Pork Chops

Apple, Walnut and Gorgonzola Stuffed Pork Chops

This is Scott’s recipe for stuffed pork chops. I’ve been trying to talk him into writing his first ever blog post on GrillGirl.com because he is an amazing cook, but to no avail. Granted, we have been a little busy with our newest addition and all (we just had a...

Big Green Egg Beer Can Turkey

Big Green Egg Beer Can Turkey

There are plenty of ways to do Turkey, but one of my favorite ways to do Turkey is "Beer Can" style on the Big Green Egg. It cooks lickety-split and yields moist, super juicy results. No more dried out Turkey again!  http://youtu.be/bNG3LKPei8c  ...

Gluten Free Grilled Dessert Pizza

Gluten Free Grilled Dessert Pizza

I love a good challenge. Recently, a friend of mine asked me if I knew of any good gluten-free desserts that could be grilled.  I didn't.  I love to grill desserts but have never had to adhere to any kind of dietary rules or restrictions until now.  ...

Spatchcocked Turkey on the Grill

Spatchcocked Turkey on the Grill

I’ve done beer can turkey on the Big Green Egg for the past two years so I was looking to do something different this year for this year's Thanksgiving turkey. When I saw the Spatchcocked Turkey on my friend’s Chris’ blog NibbleMeThis, I was inspired to use this...

Cedar Planked Salmon on the Big Green Egg

Cedar Planked Salmon on the Big Green Egg

Nothing beats wild sockeye salmon cooked on cedar wood planks over lump charcoal on the Big Green Egg. The salmon gets slowly smoked on the wood, while also absorbing the smoke from the charcoal. If I died and went to heaven, I imagine it would smell like this. You...

Better Than Sex Brisket Recipe

Better Than Sex Brisket Recipe

Since I originally created this recipe back in 2013, Brisket has tremendously risen in popularity and for good reason, when done the right way, it is DELICIOUS! But let’s not kid ourselves, it takes work. There is a reason that BBQ is called LOW and SLOW. But if...

Grilled Salmon with Cherry Glaze

Grilled Salmon with Cherry Glaze

This grilled salmon recipe is a nutritional powerhouse by pairing the omega 3 content of salmon with the antioxidant benefits of cherries. This flavorful glaze is is so tasty, you’ll forget that it’s also good for you! Note, by leaving the skin on the salmon filets,...

Huevos Rancheros on the Grill

Huevos Rancheros on the Grill

I love huevos rancheros. Getting the perfect spicy bite of runny eggs, beans, avocado, sour cream and tortillas is the culmination of a breakfast made in heaven. This huevos rancheros on the grill recipe adds a delicious smokiness to the classic Mexican dish. generic...

How To Grill The Perfect Steak on The Big Green Egg

How To Grill The Perfect Steak on The Big Green Egg

While the Big Green Egg does low and slow and hot and fast, I think some people still find that grilling the perfect steak on the BGE can be a little daunting. Most people most likely started out on a different grill and worked up to a Big Green Egg, and had their...

How to Grill Chateaubriand (Beef Tenderloin) on the Big Green Egg

How to Grill Chateaubriand (Beef Tenderloin) on the Big Green Egg

When I got this beautiful piece of meat from Snake River Farms, I was a little intimidated. I mean, you don't get to grill a Chateaubriand, the choicest cut of Beef Tenderloin available, everyday. My parents were in town so there was cause for celebration, and I was...

Smoked Pork Butt on the Big Green Egg and more!

Smoked Pork Butt on the Big Green Egg and more!

I admit, I’m an egghead. Earlier this year I finally made room on the patio for one more grill- the grill of all grills- the Big Green Egg. My first “smoke” on her was a pork butt, also know as a Boston Butt. I’m a Carolina girl transplanted down to Florida, so of...

Caveman Style Steak

Caveman Style Steak

My husband and dad were weary of me using such an expensive cut of meat like a Porterhouse steak to try Steven Raichlen’s “Caveman Style” grilling technique, but I just had to try it. The “Caveman” style of grilling meat as introduced by Raichlen on his Primal Grill...

Apricot Ginger Glazed Pork Tenderloin on the Big Green Egg

Apricot Ginger Glazed Pork Tenderloin on the Big Green Egg

This is one of the first Pork Tenderloin recipes I developed for GRILLGIRL.COM over 10 years ago and it is still one of my favorites because it is just so darn good! Apricot preserves and fresh ginger come together to compliment the flavor of grilled pork and take it...

Pork Ribs on the Big Green Egg

Pork Ribs on the Big Green Egg

As many of you all know, my parents are into the 'Cue. My dad just started a competition BBQ team called North South Smokers and my mom, well, she's a Southern Lady. She just can't help but be a good cook, it's in her genes. I gave a presentation in Charleston a few...

Mesquite Smoked Beef Tenderloin on the Big Green Egg

Mesquite Smoked Beef Tenderloin on the Big Green Egg

My father is an excellent griller and lover of all things BBQ-ed so I thought I'd share his most recent culinary endeavors on his Big Green Egg. As many of you know, a Big Green Egg is a ceramic grill/smoker that cooks at high heat to sear the meats and keep them...

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