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Instant Pot Jasmine Rice

Instant Pot Jasmine Rice

Nicole JohnsonDec 16, 20234 min read

Are you looking for an effortless yet delicious way to prepare jasmine rice? Look no further! This Instant Pot Jasmine Rice recipe is your answer. Using an Instant Pot, you can make perfectly steamed rice that’s both fluffy and fragrant. Whether you’re a beginner cook or an experienced chef, this easy jasmine rice recipe is sure to become a staple in your kitchen. Instant Pot Jasmine Rice Jasmine rice, known…

Traeger Chicken Caprese

Grilled Chicken Caprese Recipe

Nicole JohnsonDec 15, 20234 min read

Grilled Chicken Caprese is a delightful fusion of classic Italian flavors and wood-fired flavor from the pellet grill. This recipe combines the simplicity of grilled chicken with the freshness of Roma tomatoes, the creaminess of fresh mozzarella, and fresh basil.…

Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce

Homemade Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Nicole JohnsonDec 14, 20234 min read

Our Homemade Enchiladas Sauce Recipe is quick and easy to make and tastes amazing! Take your next pan of enchiladas and bring it right over the top. Your friends and family will love it, and so will you! Red Enchilada…

The BEST Ground Beef Enchiladas

The BEST Ground Beef Enchiladas

Nicole JohnsonDec 11, 20234 min read

Are you looking to bring a little excitement to your dinner table? Homemade Ground Beef Enchiladas are the perfect solution. This dish, brimming with robust flavors and hearty ingredients, is a delightful way to spice up your meal routine. Homemade…

Cilantro Lime Crema

Cilantro Lime Crema

Nicole JohnsonDec 9, 20234 min read

Elevate your next Taco Tuesday with the vibrant flavors of Cilantro Lime Crema, a versatile condiment that can transform any ordinary meal into a fiesta! This simple yet delightful sauce combines the tangy zest of fresh lime juice with the…

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…

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…

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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.