Entries by Whitney Winter

Happy Valentine’s Day: Feeling The Flames!

Treat your Valentine to an amazing grilled dinner! Nothing says love is in the air like the smell of charcoal and grilled foods. Make a reservation this Valentine’s Day with Americana Grills and make your mark with our grills. Americana Grills has put together a special selection of grilled foods that will ensure your Valentine […]

New Year’s Resolution: Grill More!

Americana Grills wants to help you with a new year’s resolution that you can stick to and enjoy! Grill more and eat healthier! How can grilling more help you eat healthier, you ask? Let’s face it if it doesn’t taste good you won’t eat it. Using your Americana Grills charcoal grill as a resolution powerhouse […]

Smoked Turkey! Merry Christmas Indeed!

Christmas is the time of year when we gather with family and friends to catch up with our loved ones and share a great meal together. The time-honored tradition of a roasted turkey is usually the center piece of the meal. Here at Americana Grills we have a tradition of smoking our turkey. The difference […]

Smoked Brisket

Ingredients: 14 lb brisket 1 cup coarse salt 1 cup cracked black pepper Instructions: Trim fat from brisket Mix salt and pepper and coat brisket with mixture Wrap coated brisket in butcher paper Cook in smoker at medium low heat until the internal temperature of the thickest part of the brisket reaches 200F (approximately 8 […]

Kansas City Smoked Ribs

Ingredients: 1 rack baby back ribs Rub: ½ cup coarse salt ½ cup cracked black pepper ½ cup brown sugar ¼ cup paprika Cider Mix 1 cup apple cider ¼ cup brown sugar 2 tbsp salted butter BBQ sauce Instructions: Remove membrane from back of ribs Season both sides with Rub Smoke for 3 hours […]

Cally-Style Grilled Chicken

Ingredients: 3/4 c. balsamic vinegar 1 tsp. garlic powder 2 tbsp. honey 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 2 tsp. Italian seasoning Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 4 slices mozzarella 4 slices avocado 4 slices tomato 4 slices pineapple 2 tbsp. Freshly sliced basil, for garnish Balsamic glaze, for drizzling Instructions: In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, garlic […]

Rotisserie Bourbon Pork Roast

Ingredients: 1 5-6 pound/2.5 kg pork shoulder 1 tablespoon/15 mL kosher or sea salt For the Rub: 2 tablespoons/30 mL light brown sugar 2 teaspoons/30 mL whole black peppercorns 2 teaspoons/10 mL mustard seed 1 teaspoon/5 mL paprika 1 teaspoon/5 mL garlic powder 1 teaspoon/5 mL onion powder For the Glaze: 1/2 cup/120 mL Bourbon 1/2 cup/120 […]

Mexican Street Corn

Ingredients: 6 ears yellow corn, shucked 1/2 cup mayonnaise (preferably 1/4 cup regular 1/4 cup light) 2 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish 1 small clove garlic, minced 1 large pinch dry cayenne pepper, plus more for topping, to taste 1 cup finely crumbled Cotija cheese 1/2 tsp ancho chili powder, then more to taste ½ lime, juiced Lime wedges, for serving (optional) Instructions: Preheat […]

Applewood Bacon Burger

Ingredients: One package of Applewood chips 1 pound of hamburger meat One package of bacon ¼ cup of favorite barbecue sauce One Granny Smith apple, diced Instructions: Soak Applewood chips in water for at least 30 minutes While chips are soaking, prepare burger patties by mixing diced apples and barbecue sauce together with ground beef […]

Tailgate Jalapeno Poppers

Ingredients 12 large jalapenos 2oz feta cheese 4oz cream cheese (room temperature) 4oz shredded pepper jack cheese 2 diced pimento peppers Instructions Remove top third of jalapenos (lengthwise) and remove seeds Combine filling mixture Fill jalapenos with mixture Grill at 425F for 15 minutes