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Don’t want turkey? We’ve got great Rib Roast, Ham, and Filet Mignon too.

Latest Posts

Labor Day Cookout Recipes

Traeger Labor Day Cookout Recipes

Nicole JohnsonAug 30, 20231 min read

Join us this Labor Day for the ultimate list of our very favorite Traeger Labor Day Cookout Recipes! These delicious recipes are going to cover ALL of the bases from incredible main courses to irresistible sides and we even have some great drink suggestions too. Labor Day Cookout Recipes for the Traeger Labor Day is almost here, and that means a weekend of summer celebration and hopefully – BARBECUE and…

Grilled Pineapple

Traeger Grilled Pineapple Recipe

Nicole JohnsonAug 28, 20236 min read

Savor the sweetness of summer with our Grilled Pineapple recipe, an irresistible blend of tropical notes and warming spices. This dish features fresh pineapple slices, caramelized on the Traeger grill, and coated with a delicious glaze of melted butter, brown…

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice

Nicole JohnsonAug 27, 20234 min read

Looking for a Copycat Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe? You’re in the right place. This straightforward guide will show you how to recreate that signature Chipotle flavor right in your own kitchen. With just a few basic ingredients and easy-to-follow…

Smoked Cider-Braised Pork Burritos

Smoked Cider-Braised Pork Burritos

Nicole JohnsonAug 25, 20235 min read

Pork shoulder is a classic comfort food with a wide range of possibilities. If you’re looking to add some smoky flair to your next meal, our Smoked Cider-Braised Pork Burritos are a delicious option. These burritos are easy to make…

Hamburger Gravy with Sour Cream Noodles

Hamburger Gravy with Garlic Chive Noodles

Nicole JohnsonAug 24, 20235 min read

If you’re in the mood for something hearty and delicious, whip up a batch of this Hamburger Gravy with Garlic Chive Noodles! This homemade concoction made from mushrooms, ground beef, seasonings and a simple gravy goes over the top of…

Fish Taco Slaw

Fish Taco Slaw

Nicole JohnsonAug 21, 20234 min read

Making fish tacos is simple, but what are you supposed to top them with? Try our easy homemade Fish Taco Slaw that’s bright, citrusy, and delicious! We take all the flavors you love with your fish tacos and mix them…

Italian Tortellini Pasta Salad

Italian Tortellini Pasta Salad

Nicole JohnsonAug 17, 20234 min read

Discover our Italian Tortellini Pasta Salad recipe, a delightful blend of flavors that is perfect for a quick weekday lunch or served as a part of a giant barbecue or cookout spread. This dish hits in perfectly with whatever you…

Traeger Breakfast Bake

Traeger Breakfast Bake

Nicole JohnsonAug 16, 20235 min read

If you’re looking for a hearty and delicious breakfast, the search has ended. Our Traeger Breakfast Bake it all the things you’re looking for, and more! Lots of eggs, hash browns, bacon, spinach, cheese, bell peppers, and more will have…

Smoked Tomatillo Salsa

Smoked Tomatillo Salsa

Nicole JohnsonAug 15, 20237 min read

Fire up your Traeger, or whatever smoker you’ve got. Today we’re making a big batch of Smoked Tomatillo Salsa that will blow you away. The rich flavor from the fresh vine-ripened vegetables meets the simplicity of wood-fired cooking to make…

Smoked Bachan's Flank Steak

Bachan’s Smoked Flank Steak

Nicole JohnsonAug 9, 20236 min read

Get your steak marinating and fire up the smoker because today we’re marinating a flank steak and smoking it up for this easy Bachan’s Smoked Flank Steak recipe! This is such a simple recipe, and you’re going to love what…

Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Chicken Salad

Nicole JohnsonAug 8, 20235 min read

Our easy Smoked Asian Chicken Salad is made with some of our leftover Traeger Smoked Chicken, and comes together in a flash! Makes a great salad or spoon into a wrap for a sandwich that is perfect for on-the-boat or…

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Nicole JohnsonAug 7, 20237 min read

Are you one of those pasta fanatics who is always on the lookout for interesting and delicious recipes featuring your favorite Italian staple? If so, we have just the recipe for you! This classic Spaghetti Aglio e Olio dish takes…

Blackstone Pierogies

Blackstone Pierogies

Nicole JohnsonAug 6, 20235 min read

Experience the ultimate fusion of hearty comfort food with a gourmet twist. Introducing our Blackstone Pierogi recipe, a traditional dish that will bring warmth to your table and your belly. This recipe is not just an ordinary culinary exploration. We’ve…

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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.