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Traeger Smoked Sweet Potatoes

Traeger Smoked Sweet Potatoes

Nicole JohnsonDec 8, 20235 min read

This Smoked Sweet Potatoes recipe is perfect for those who love experimenting with their pellet grill, offering a unique twist on your typical sweet potato recipe. Smoking them infuses a deep, rich flavor that is unmatched by any conventional cooking method. Whether you’re a seasoned grill master or just starting out, learning how to smoke sweet potatoes is an exciting journey into the world of outdoor cooking. How to Smoke…

Chicken Bruschetta Recipe

Chicken Bruschetta Recipe

Nicole JohnsonDec 4, 20234 min read

Our delicious Grilled Bruschetta Chicken recipe is an effortless dish perfect for health-conscious foodies. Ideal for a quick lunch or dinner, this dish is both gluten-free and low-carb. Whether you’re a novice in the kitchen or a culinary enthusiast, this…

Braised Beef Shank Tacos

Braised Beef Shank Tacos

Nicole JohnsonDec 1, 20234 min read

Try our recipe for Braised Beef Shank Tacos, a simple and tasty meal that everyone can enjoy. This recipe makes beef shank a delicious main ingredient for tacos, salads, burritos, or enchiladas. Most of the cooking effort is waiting, allowing…

Spicy Braised Shredded Chicken Tacos

Braised Chicken Tacos

Nicole JohnsonNov 29, 20235 min read

Try our amazing Braised Chicken Tacos – they’re easy to make and packed with big, bold flavors. Using a whole chicken, this recipe offers a hands-off approach, perfect for busy cooks. You can cook these tacos in a Dutch oven…

Salmon Philadelphia Roll Sushi Tower

Philadelphia Roll Sushi Tower

Nicole JohnsonNov 26, 20236 min read

You can make amazing sushi at home if you have fresh ocean-caught salmon or a good fishmonger nearby. Our Philadelphia Roll Sushi Tower is a delicious dish for sushi lovers. It has smoked cream cheese, fresh salmon, sushi rice, and…

Venison Chili

Venison Chili

Nicole JohnsonNov 24, 20234 min read

If you are lucky enough to have venison in your freezer, make sure to make good use of it by saving some for this flavorful, simple Venison Chili! We use chunks of venison roast and go for a long and…

Smoked BBQ Pork Nachos

Traeger BBQ Pork Nachos

Nicole JohnsonNov 23, 20233 min read

When you have leftover pulled pork hanging around your fridge, break out the tortilla chips and whip up some Traeger BBQ Pork Nachos! There is tons of cheese, all loaded with your smoked pulled pork, plus black beans, cowboy candy,…

Smoked Chicken Taco Salad

Smoked Chicken Taco Salad

Nicole JohnsonNov 21, 20234 min read

You’re about to get the recipe to one of my favorite lunches these days, the simple, versatile, entirely customizable, high-protein Smoked Chicken Taco Salad! You can prep the chicken for several of these salads on the weekend and you’ll be…

Blackstone Beef Fried Rice

Blackstone Griddle Beef Fried Rice

Nicole JohnsonNov 17, 20234 min read

Fire up the griddle and get it nice and hot because we’re making the best homemade Beef Fried Rice right at home on our Blackstone! This is restaurant-style fried rice, with all the fixings, only we won’t judge you if…

Smoked Chicken Breast

Smoked Chicken Breast

Nicole JohnsonNov 16, 20234 min read

Make our simple Smoked Chicken Breast recipe and add another layer of flavor to one of the most versatile protein options available! You can dress this up in so many different ways, and you’re going to want to keep some…

Traeger Tater Tot Casserole

Traeger Tater Tot Casserole

Nicole JohnsonNov 13, 20235 min read

Our easy Traeger Tater Tot Casserole combines smoky flavor with classic comfort food. Layered with ground beef, vegetables, and a savory sauce, it’s topped with crispy tater tots. This recipe is perfect for family dinners or gatherings, and its all-in-one…

Smoked Pulled Pork Poutine

Smoked Pulled Pork Poutine

Nicole JohnsonNov 9, 20234 min read

If you’ve got leftover pulled pork, I’m here to tell you this is going to be your new favorite way to use it up! Poutine is such an incredible dish all on its own, but when you add a whole…

Smoked Pulled Pork Nachos

Smoked Pulled Pork Nachos

Nicole JohnsonNov 8, 20235 min read

Indulge in the rich, smoky flavor of our Smoked Pulled Pork Nachos! We take tender pulled pork piled on top of crisp tortilla chips, and all enveloped in a blanket of melted cheese. Each bite offers the heat of jalapeños,…

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Nicole Johnson

Nicole Johnson, a self-taught expert in grilling and outdoor cooking, launched Or Whatever You Do in 2010. Her blog, renowned for its comprehensive and creative outdoor cooking recipes, has garnered a vast audience of millions. Nicole's hands-on experience and passion for grilling shine through her work. Her husband, Jeremiah Johnson, also plays a pivotal role in recipe development, adding his culinary flair to the mix. Together, they form a dynamic duo, offering a rich and varied outdoor cooking experience to their followers.