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5 of Our Best Barbecue and Grilling Recipes (Don’t Take Our Word For It: Readers Love These!)


Thousands of you have read our list of our 5 most popular recipes of 2017. By popular demand, we’re thrilled to expand the list to the next 5 most popular, to give you (our readers!) even more recipes to try. This list is perfect as a Grilling 101 for newcomers, or a wonderful refresher for those of us who have been grilling for years.

Kick off your grilling this weekend with these popular recipes:

  1. Barbecued Pork Belly
    Pork belly is for more than just thin strips of bacon! Try this recipe when you want a fresh spin on the popular delight.
  2. First-Timer’s Ribs
    This simple tried-and-true recipe from Best Ribs Ever is a great beginning point for ribs, and can lead you to delicious variations with new sauces and rubs.
  3. Grilled Prime Rib with Garlic & Rosemary
    A stunning cut of meat that is surprisingly simple to make, this prime rib will leave your guests impressed and asking for seconds.
  4. Whole Smoked Beef Tenderloin with Ember-Roasted Peppers
    If you’ve never tried “cave manning” with your grill, you need to try this recipe. The flavor embodied by the peppers is a perfect complement to the smoked tenderloin.
  5. Slam Dunk Brisket
    You can’t go wrong with this brisket recipe from BBQ USA. The detailed instructions make a foolproof method for beginners and a great starting point for more experienced grillers to create a unique variation.

Do you have a favorite grilling endeavor from 2017? Or an a goal for 2018? Share it with us on the Barbecue Board or on Facebook.

An easy way to chronicle your grilling and smoking adventures during the coming year: write them in your log book.

You can find our list of the 5 most popular recipes here.

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