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3-2-1 St. Louis Ribs

These Pitmaster-quality St. Louis Ribs are as easy as 3-2-1. This simple and easy to remember method results in perfectly tender and juicy ribs that fall right off the bone....

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Alabama White Sauce on Crispy Chicken Quarters

Rich, tangy and packed with flavor, Alabama White Sauce is the perfect sidekick to smoky Crispy Chicken Quarters. This creamy Northern Alabama sauce has become a staple in the BBQ world because of its...

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Applewood Bacon Jalapeno Poppers

These grilled jalapeno poppers with Applewood bacon are a great way to spice up your usual game day menu. It's the perfect appetizer to serve before baby back ribs, as the bacon flavor primes the tast...

Armadillo Eggs

This bacon-wrapped Texas Classic is sure to be a hit at your next tailgate or backyard BBQ. Serve as an appetizer, or as a main, and have your friends and family coming back for more. For this recipe...

Bacon Cheese Fries

Looking for a simple but delicious side for your grilled burgers or smoked ribs? These bacon cheese fries are baked on the grill and make the perfect complement to any BBQ meal. Feel free to go a litt...

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Bacon Wrapped Cheesy Stuffed Jalapenos

Here's a game day appetizer with a kick and we're not talking about field goals. No, these Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos deliver a creamy, crunchy, spicy and flavorful punch with every bite. Stuffe...

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Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs

Are you looking for the perfect summertime meal? Maybe you're watching a baseball game and really want to feel like you're there at the ballpark? Or maybe it's Super Bowl Sunday and you want to serve ...

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Barbecue Stuffed Beer Can Burgers

You haven't experienced a real burger until you've tried these epic stuffed Beer Can Burgers. Grab a beer or soda can and use it to form a bowl shape into your ground beef. Stuff it with cubed creamy ...

Smoked Ribs with Sauce on wood cutting board

Basic Smoked Ribs

This Easy Smoked Ribs recipe takes little effort but delivers big, sweet pork flavors. Using 2 racks of baby back ribs, the low and slow four and a half hour smoke renders them juicy, smoky and delici...

Burnt Ends in pan on parchment paper

BBQ Brisket Burnt Ends

Learn how to make Brisket Burnt Ends with this simple recipe that uses a Georgia style mustard-based BBQ sauce. These burnt ends make a great appetizer for a game day party. Fire this one up in the mo...

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BBQ Brisket Queso

This BBQ Brisket Queso recipe is the perfect appetizer for parties, watching sports, or potlucks. Use leftover brisket or make some the day before. This easy and cheesy dish has just the right amount ...

delicious looking Beer Braised pork butt in pan with pit boss meat claws and bottle of pulled pork rub

Beer Braised BBQ Pork Butt

This delicious beer braised BBQ pork butt is guaranteed to satisfy even the pickiest eater in your family. It's delicious and versatile: it can be served by itself or in a sandwich and is perfect to m...

Bossin' Buffalo Chicken Wings

You can never go wrong with a classic! These wood-fired Buffalo Chicken Wings are seasoned, grilled, then tossed in a traditional homemade buffalo sauce made right on the grill. The wings end up crisp...

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Bossin' Nachos

Are you wondering how to make THE BEST nachos? Well, you should grill them on a Pit Boss of course. These grilled nachos use cooked ground beef and restaurant style toppings, but you're free to use wh...

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Braised Pork Carnitas

Irresistibly crispy and tender, braised pork carnitas are a mouthwatering addition to tacos, tostadas or any of your favorite Mexican dishes. Similar to burnt ends, tender and juicy pork chunks are br...

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Buffalo Ranch Chicken Wings

When two of your favorite flavors combine, you get these zesty and tangy Buffalo Ranch Chicken Wings. The wings are grilled until perfectly charred on the Pit Boss then tossed in a homemade Buffalo sa...

Cajun BBQ Chicken

Spice up your next meal and serve this Cajun BBQ Chicken! Each piece is coated in our Sweet Heat Rub before going on the grill to get golden brown on the outside and juicy on the inside. Mix up the ba...

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Candied Bacon Twist

Candied Bacon with a Twist! This sweet, salty, and smoky snack will have your friends and family coming back for more. Done on the Pit Boss Navigator 850, and seasoned with our Sweet Rib Rub, these Ca...

Carne asada with cotija cheese, onions and cilantro

Carne Asada Tacos

Looking for the perfect Taco Tuesday recipe? Try out our version of Carne Asada Tacos. The combination of the Pit Boss All Purpose Rub and wood-fired smoky flavor make this recipe a must try....

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Cheese-Stuffed Bacon Slaw Dogs

Life is too short to eat boring hot dogs. The cookout staple gets a major upgrade in this recipe. Stuffed with cheese, wrapped in bacon, and piled high with coleslaw and BBQ sauce, these hot dogs are ...

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Chili Mac & Cheese

Your two favorite comfort foods collide in this easy and decadent Chili Mac and Cheese. Made in just one pot and finished to perfection on the pellet grill, this creamy, gooey concoction will be loved...

Chopped Cheese Sliders

It's easy to get a taste of NYC at home with our Chopped Cheese Slider recipe. For those who don't know, it's a sandwich with all the flavor of a hamburger – just without the patty. Seasone...

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Cowboy Nachos

This loaded cowboy nachos recipe is an easy way to transform those extra ribeye steaks into a tasty and flavorful dish. You'll have this ready in minutes so you can enjoy while you plop in front of yo...

Crispy and Easy BBQ Chicken Wings

These easy, crispy BBQ Chicken Wings are the perfect game day appetizer or weekday dinner for busy families. With only a few minutes of prep time and 40 minutes on the grill, you can enjoy some qualit...

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Cuban Hot Dog Sandwich

This creative twist on a classic Cuban Sandwich features hot dogs in place of traditional pork roast. Easy to make, and even easier to share with friends and family, you won't want to miss out on this...

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Dry Rub Smoked Ribs

Let us introduce you to your new go-to rib recipe. These Dry Rub Smoked Ribs require little effort for big flavor! All you need is a rack of ribs, your favorite rub, and a bit of time in the smoker fo...

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Easy Ribs

Looking for a recipe that requires very little prep work? Well, the name of this one says it all. Roll out these Easy Ribs for a dish everyone will think you broke a sweat for. Go ahead and let 'em th...

Elote Hot Dogs

If you like Elote, you'll love Elote Hot Dogs! This twist on an American classic pairs the sweet and tangy flavors of elote with the familiar, savory flavor of American Hot Dogs....

Game Day Bread Bowls

If your Big Game party menu needs a grab-and-go addition that doesn't distract from the football game - or commercials -  give this Cream Cheese Garlic Bread Bowl a try. This is our take on a pop...

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Garlic Sriracha Chicken Wings

They say good things come to those who wait, and these Garlic Sriracha Chicken Wings are the perfect example. Marinated in a garlicky Sriracha sauce then smoked low and slow, the wings pick up irresis...

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Green Chile Shredded Beef Sliders

These tasty Green Chile Shredded Beef Sliders are perfect for game day or a lazy Sunday! Tender beef with green chilis and cheese make mastering a beef roast on the pellet grill a breeze. Serve these ...

Grilled Shrimp With Cajun Dip

Kick your party up a notch (or two) with Grilled Shrimp and serve it with a creamy and spicy Cajun Dip. This homemade appetizer is loaded with bold Cajun flavors and just the right amount of heat and ...

Yellow dip with green chile peppers and cilantro on top. Scoop of dip on tortilla chip.

Hatch Chile Dip

Football season is back, which means it's time to cook up some winning snacks for game day. This Hall of Fame appetizer has it all: cheesy, smoky, and a little spicy. All made possible with the h...

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Hot and Fast BBQ Spare Ribs

You've made low 'n slow ribs, but have you tried hot and fast? This method allows you to get tender, moist ribs in a shorter amount of time. These meaty spare ribs are seasoned generously in Pulled Po...

Burgers with onions and bacon next to a bottle of hickory bacon rub

Jalapeno Bacon Burgers with Bacon and Pepper Jack Cheese

Serve these delicious Jalapeno Burgers with Bacon, Grilled Jalapenos and Pepper Jack Cheese for a spicy kick at your next barbecue or tailgate! If you're looking to mix up your dinner routine, these j...

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Kansas City Style Championship Ribs

Kansas City Style Championship Ribs properly prepared, and cooked, BBQ Ribs are always a favorite. Here is a simple recipe that from Pitmaster BBQ Bob Robinson that has won him a few competitions in t...

Kansas City-Style Ribs

This recipe is simple and produces a moist, flavorful rib with the perfect bite!...

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Leftover Brisket Sliders 3 Ways

Don't know what to do with your leftover brisket?? We've got you covered! These leftover brisket sliders could be the easiest and most delicious way to enjoy leftover brisket, and with three differen...

Little hot dogs wrapped in bacon and garnished with herbs

Little Smokies

This bacon-wrapped appetizer will be your new go-to for tailgates, holiday parties, and backyard barbecues! Make more than you think you'll need - these Little Smokies disappear quickly....

Loaded Chicken Nachos

Not sure what to do with leftover smoked or grilled chicken? Throw together these Loaded Chicken Nachos for a quick sheet pan appetizer that's perfect for having friends over, game day, or just a snac...

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Loaded Game-Day Bacon Burger

Fuel up for the big game with the Loaded Game-Day Bacon Burger. The beef and pork combo burger is packed with mac and cheese and wrapped with bacon for a delicious and filling dish that's sure to be a...

Loaded Portobello Mushrooms

Tackling a game day party menu? We’ve got the side dish covered. Try out this Loaded Portobello Mushroom recipe that's piled high with cheesy bacon goodness. You'll be the real MVP when your gue...

Memphis Style BBQ Nachos

Sure, you've had nachos. But have you tried Memphis Style BBQ Nachos? This recipe features several backyard barbecue staples, layering tortilla chips, smoked chicken, cheese sauce, baked beans, and co...

PARMESAN GARLIC CHICKEN WINGS

Parmesan Garlic Chicken Wings

We've got the ultimate addition to your game day spread. With these mouthwatering Grilled Parmesan Garlic Chicken Wings, you get all the flavor without the heat. These easy-to-make wings are grilled u...

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Pepper Jack Bacon Burger

Skip the drive thru and serve up something your family will really want for dinner. Quick and easy to prepare, these Pepper Jack Bacon Burgers are an ideal weeknight recipe....

Perfect Pulled Pork

Smoked pulled pork is one of those classic barbecue staples with several regional variations. This Perfect Pulled Pork recipe will show you how to smoke a pork butt low and slow for meat that is so ju...

Pig Shots

Pig Shots

Score points with your friends when you contribute our Pig Shots to the game day spread. This appetizer combines sausage, bacon, and cream cheese to create the ultimate snack for the Big Game. Simple ...

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Poor Man's Burnt Ends

Have a craving for burnt ends but don't have time for a brisket? These Poor Man's Burnt Ends are perfect to fulfill that barbecue craving in half of the cook time! Made with chuck roast, these delicio...

tasty looking Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork

Want to learn how to make southern smoked pulled pork the easy way? This smoked pulled pork pellet grill recipe allows you to set it and forget it after an initial sear to brown the skin of the pork s...

Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Seasoned with Pit Boss's Homestyle Pork Rub, then slow-cooked on the Pit Boss Pro Series 1600 you can't go wrong with classic pulled pork sandwiches!...

Pulled Pork Taquitos

These cheesy pulled pork taquitos are what tailgating and big game dreams are made of. Shredded low-and-slow smoked pork shoulder is tossed with tangy BBQ sauce, sour cream, and cheddar cheese then ro...

Cheese burger on wood board with bacon and fries on the side

Smashed Cheeseburgers

Fire up your griddle and achieve the perfect smash burger right at home or at your next tailgate. These cheeseburgers are piled high with bacon, caramelized onions, and jalapenos....

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Smoked Beef Back Ribs

Simple yet flavorful, these Smoked Beef Back Ribs are filled with big beefy flavor. Like pork baby back ribs, beef back ribs come from the portion of rib closest to the spine. While they have less mea...

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Smoked Brat-chos

Pit Boss Smoked Brat-chos are the cheesy, smoky appetizer you need for your next backyard barbecue. Layers of Johnsonville brats and Bush's grilling beans make it a filling and flavorful take on the c...

delicious looking Smoked Brisket chili with sour cream served in a bowl next to pit boss beef and brisket rub on wooden table

Smoked Brisket Chili

If you own a Pit Boss Pellet Grill or Vertical Smoker you've either made brisket before or it's on your to-do list. The question then becomes, what to do with all that leftover beef? Well, that's exac...

Delicious Sonoran hot dogs topped with avocado, onion, and ketchup

Sonoran Hot Dogs

Take a trip to the southwest with bacon-wrapped Sonoran Dogs! These hot dogs were cooked to perfection on the Pit Boss 3-Burner Ultimate griddle and topped with tomato, onion, salsa verde, and all you...

Southwest Chicken Street Tacos

These chicken street tacos made with chicken thigh meat have become a staple on our Pit Boss griddles since the first time we made them! The extra hit of lime juice, paired with the Pit Boss Smoked Sa...

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St. Louis Style Hanging Ribs

Dry rubbed and hung in the Pit Boss Sportsman 5 Series Vertical, this St. Louis Style Rib recipe is one you don’t want to miss out on. This seasoning combo results in an unmatched sweet and smok...

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Stuffed Mac & Cheeseburger

The Stuffed Mac n Cheeseburger takes your love of mac n cheese, and cheeseburgers to the next level! Top it off with thick cut bacon and more mac n cheese and you're in food heaven! Making the macaron...

Texas Smoked Ribs

The baby back rib has long been an American staple going back to the days of the trail blazing westward expansion. Traditionally grilled many argue that this classic should only be cooked low and slow...

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The Boss Burger

Tired of making traditional hamburgers on your grill? Looking for a decadent recipe for smoked BBQ burgers that will satisfy your guests cravings? Look no further than this Boss Burger with melted che...

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Western Bacon Cheeseburgers

Onion rings, bacon, and cheese - oh my! These Western Bacon Burgers are piled high with all of the above and drizzled with barbecue sauce for a burger with unbeatable flavor in every bite....