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Smoked Goat Cheese

Smoked Goat Cheese

Nicole JohnsonJul 18, 20245 min read

This easy Smoked Goat Cheese with a tangy, homemade Berry Sauce is a unique and flavorful appetizer that combines the creamy texture of goat cheese with the sweet taste of fresh berries. This dish is perfect for entertaining guests or enjoying as a gourmet snack. The smoking process adds a delicate note of wood fire, while the berry sauce provides needed contrast to cut through the creamy tang of goat…

Blackstone Smashburgers

Blackstone Smashburger

Nicole JohnsonJul 17, 20244 min read

Smashburgers have become a favorite among burger lovers for their deliciously crispy edges and stackability. This Blackstone Smashburger recipe takes full advantage of the Blackstone griddle to create perfectly seared burgers with minimal effort. The recipe is straightforward and features…

Blackstone Buffalo Wings

Blackstone Buffalo Wings

Nicole JohnsonJul 15, 20244 min read

Buffalo wings are a popular American classic, perfect for game days, parties, or satisfying a craving for something spicy and delicious. These Blackstone Buffalo Wings bring a unique twist, using a griddle to achieve a crisp, flavorful exterior. By following…

Grilled King Salmon

Grilled King Salmon

Nicole JohnsonJul 11, 20245 min read

Grilled King Salmon is an incredible meal. Known for its rich, buttery flavor, King salmon, also known as Chinook salmon, is a favorite among seafood enthusiasts. This recipe combines the natural taste of fresh salmon with a simple yet flavorful…

Grilled Chicken Thighs with Roasted Chicken Rub

Grilled Chicken Thighs

Nicole JohnsonJul 9, 20245 min read

Our Grilled Chicken Thighs are a delicious and easy-to-make dinner perfect for any occasion. We are featuring our OWYD Roasted Chicken Rub to bring out the rich, savory flavors of the chicken. When you cook the chicken thighs on a…

Blackstone Crunchwrap Supreme

Blackstone Crunch Wrap Supreme

Nicole JohnsonJul 8, 20245 min read

The Blackstone Crunch Wrap Supreme is an easy and delicious homemade version of a popular fast-food treat. This recipe combines seasoned taco meat, crispy tostadas, shredded cheese, and fresh veggies, all wrapped in a large tortilla and grilled until crispy…

Balsamic Vinaigrette

Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Nicole JohnsonJul 6, 20244 min read

Balsamic Vinaigrette is a classic and versatile salad dressing that enhances the flavors of fresh greens and vegetables. Made with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, minced shallot, garlic, Dijon mustard, and honey, this vinaigrette is perfect for those looking to add…

Grilled Balsamic Chicken Salad

Grilled Balsamic Chicken Salad

Nicole JohnsonJul 3, 20245 min read

This tender, juicy, Grilled Balsamic Chicken Salad is a perfect dish for a healthy lunch or light, refreshing meal. This recipe features marinated chicken breasts grilled on our pellet grill and then served over a green salad with all the…

Thai Halibut Curry

Thai Halibut Curry

Nicole JohnsonJun 28, 20245 min read

Thai Halibut Curry is a vibrant and aromatic dish combining succulent halibut with the rich flavors of Thai cuisine. This recipe features a delicious blend of coconut milk, red curry, and aromatic herbs, delivering a spicy yet balanced meal perfect…

Vietnamese Chicken Vermicelli Bowl

Traeger Chicken Vermicelli Bowls

Nicole JohnsonJun 27, 20245 min read

This Grilled Vietnamese Chicken Vermicelli Bowl recipe is a satisfying and flavorful dish that’s perfect for any meal. Featuring grilled chicken marinated in Bachan’s Japanese BBQ sauce, crisp vegetables, tender rice noodles, and a delicious Vietnamese nuoc cham sauce, this…

Smoked Chuck Roast

Smoked Chuck Roast

Nicole JohnsonJun 26, 20245 min read

Discover the tender, juicy, deep flavors of a perfectly cooked Smoked Chuck Roast! This hearty dish is an excellent alternative to brisket, offering rich, beefy flavors on a smaller scale (and price point) than you can get with brisket. Ideal…

52 Unique Steak Recipes For Summer

52 Unique Steak Recipes For Summer

Nicole JohnsonJun 23, 202415 min read

Welcome to our ultimate steak recipe roundup, where we’ve gathered the best ways to enjoy this timeless favorite. From quick weeknight dinners to impressive special occasion dishes, our collection has something for every steak lover. Whether you’re looking for the…

Garlic Steamed Clams

Garlic Steamed Clams

Nicole JohnsonJun 22, 20244 min read

Steamed Clams are a classic seafood dish that’s both easy to prepare and incredibly flavorful. This dish features small clams steamed in a broth made from white wine, butter, garlic, and Old Bay seasoning, creating a savory and aromatic experience.…

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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.