2 BBQ Recipes You Will Love

BBQ Recipes:


BBQ smoked pork ribs


Recipe 1


Spice Rubbed Smoked Ribs with Maple-Horseradish Baste

Total TimePrepInactiveCook Time
2 Hr 15 Min15 Min30 Min1Hr 30 Min


Yield: 8 servings


  • Maple-Horseradish Glaze:
  • 2 cups pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup prepared horseradish, drained
  • 2 heaping tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon ancho chili powder
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper (dependant on how you like)


  • 1/3 cup Spanish paprika
  • 3 tablespoons ancho chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground coriander
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 3 cups wood chips (hickory, mesquite, or applewood)
  • 4 racks pork ribs (3 pounds each)


Whisk all ingredients together in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.


Stir spices together in a medium bowl.

About 1/2 hour before cooking time, soak hickory chips in enough water to cover. Drain chips. In a covered grill, place slow burning charcoal in both sides of a drip pan. Sprinkle coals with wood chips. Bring temperature to 220 degrees F.

Rub top side of each rack of ribs with about 3 tablespoons of the rub. Place ribs, bone side down, on grill. Close cover or place cover on the smoker. Grill about 4 hours, adding chips every 20 minutes. During the last 10 minutes of grilling, brush liberally with the Maple-Horseradish Glaze.
Bacon wrapped hot dog


Recipe 2

Bacon Burger-style Hot Dog

Total TimePrepCook TimeYield
50 Min-1 Hr20 Min30 Min4, ¼ lbs. Burgers


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 10 plus 8 strips uncooked Smoked Bacon
  • 1/4 cup jalapeno peppers, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded Colby cheese
  • 4 hot dog buns


1. Preheat grill.

  1. While grill is preheating, in a medium size bowl mix ground beef, salt, pepper, and Worcestershire sauce; set aside.
  2. Cook 10 strips of uncooked Smoked Bacon according to package directions. Allow to cool slightly, and then coarsely chop.
  3. In another medium bowl, gently toss the cooked bacon pieces with jalapenos and cheese; set aside.
  4. Divide burger meat into quarters and roll each quarter between two pieces of plastic wrap to a 6-inch by 4-inch square.
  5. Place 1/4 of the cooked bacon, jalapeno and cheese filling down the middle of each square. Roll and seal meat into hot dog shape.
  6. Wrap each burger dog with two strips of uncooked smoked bacon from end to end, securing with a toothpick.
  7. Place burger dogs on medium-hot grill and cook approximately 15-20 minutes with lid closed, turning every 2-3 minutes or until cooked.
  8. Remove burger dogs from grill, place on hot dog buns and enjoy!

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