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Traeger Chicken Caesar Salad

Traeger Chicken Caesar Salad

Nicole JohnsonMar 3, 20244 min read

Discover the biggest upgrade to salad that you’ve ever had, our homemade marinated Traeger Chicken Caesar Salad. This is a perfect blend of tender, grilled chicken, crisp romaine lettuce, savory Parmesan cheese, and crunchy croutons, all tossed in a homemade Caesar vinaigrette dressing. This recipe not only delivers a delectable salad but also introduces an innovative way to use your grill, bringing out a smoky flavor that perfectly complements the…

Traeger Hummus

Traeger Hummus

Nicole JohnsonMar 2, 20244 min read

Our new Traeger Hummus Recipe incorporates the rich, smoky flavors of the grill to transform it into something really extraordinary. Smoked hummus is a perfect example of this. By roasting garbanzo beans on a pellet grill, we infuse a classic…

Over The Top Spaghetti

Over The Top Spaghetti

Nicole JohnsonMar 1, 20244 min read

We’ve taken the “over the top trend” to brand new levels this time with this Smoked Over The Top Spaghetti Recipe! Our homemade bolognese sauce gets the Traeger treatment and a little wood-fired flavor courtesy of our pellet grill with…

Beef Stroganoff Ravioli

Beef Stroganoff Ravioli

Nicole JohnsonFeb 26, 20244 min read

Our easy, homemade Beef Stroganoff Ravioli is a fun twist on classic beef stroganoff! By pairing the smooth, beefy sauce with mushroom ravioli, we marry the rich, creamy flavors of traditional stroganoff with the hearty, satisfying texture of mushroom-filled pasta.…

Spicy Sausage and Peppers Pasta

One Pot Spicy Sausage and Peppers Pasta

Nicole JohnsonFeb 25, 20245 min read

This One Pot Spicy Sausage and Peppers Pasta is a robust, flavorful dish that gives you both convenience and incredible flavor in a single pot. Featuring a mix of ground beef and spicy Italian sausage complemented by the sweetness of…

BBQ Pork Shoulder Skewers

Traeger Pork Shoulder Skewers

Nicole JohnsonFeb 23, 20244 min read

Discover the ultimate grilling masterpiece with Traeger Pork Shoulder Skewers. This recipe merges the robust flavors of Spanglish Asadero AP Rub, Flavor Hog’s Sweet-N-Spicy blend, and Spiceology’s Smokey Honey Habanero, creating a tantalizing treat that’s hard to resist. Perfect for…

Thai Red Curry Chicken Wings

Thai Red Curry Chicken Wings

Nicole JohnsonFeb 22, 20244 min read

Our Grilled Thai Red Curry Chicken Wings is a flavorful dish that combines the savory taste of grilled chicken with the rich, aromatic flavors of Thai red curry. Perfect for anyone who loves the complex flavors of Thai-inspired cuisine, this…

Traeger Chicken Tacos

Traeger Chicken Tacos

Nicole JohnsonFeb 21, 20245 min read

This simple Traeger Chicken Tacos recipe is a versatile and perfect for meal prep! This recipe not only offers incredible flavors but also flexibility for your weekly meal planning. With chicken breast as the star, cooked to perfection on your…

Smoked Avocado Toast

Smoked Avocado Toast

Nicole JohnsonFeb 20, 20244 min read

Check out our updated take on this new brunch favorite with our unique Smoked Avocado Toast. This recipe takes the traditional avocado toast and kicks it up a notch by infusing it with a rich, smoky flavor, making it a…

Asian Cucumber Salad

Asian Cucumber Salad

Nicole JohnsonFeb 18, 20244 min read

Discover the refreshing flavors of an Asian Cucumber Salad, a delightful side dish that pairs perfectly with any meal. This salad combines the crispness of cucumbers with a tangy and slightly spicy dressing, making it an irresistible addition to your…

Easy Pasta Salad Recipes For Summer

Easy Pasta Salad Recipes For Summer

Nicole JohnsonFeb 15, 20246 min read

When the weather gets above 60 degrees around here, I start getting in the mood for all things grilling, smoking, and barbecue! It isn’t a barbecue without all of the sides, and if those sides don’t include at LEAST one…

Quick Cucumber Kimchi

Quick Cucumber Kimchi

Nicole JohnsonFeb 15, 20244 min read

This fast and easy Cucumber Kimchi is a refreshing and flavorful side dish that’s easy to prepare and packed with vibrant tastes. This simple recipe transforms ordinary cucumbers into a tangy, spicy, and slightly sweet delicacy, making it a perfect…

Pulled Pork Fried Rice

Smoked Pulled Pork Fried Rice

Nicole JohnsonFeb 14, 20245 min read

Discover the perfect way to utilize your leftover smoked pulled pork by transforming it into a savory and satisfying dish: Leftover Pulled Pork Fried Rice. This recipe not only gives a delicious twist to your standard fried rice but also…

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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.