Game-time Chicken Wings

Game-time Chicken Wings on the Traeger Timberline 1300 and finished off on the Goldens' Cast Iron Cooker
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Chicken, Wings
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Brine wings overnight, use 1/4 cup of Heath Riles BBQ Chicken Injection & Brine mixed with 16 oz of Chicken Stock
  • Get Traeger up to temp, we used Royal Oak 100% Charcoal Hardwood Pellets and cooked at 300º.
  • Dry wings well and place them on a rack if you wish.
  • Spray wings with Duck Fat Spray
  • Season wings with Heath Riles BBQ Chicken Rub and then Heath Riles BBQ Cajun Creole Garlic Butter Rub.
  • Flip wings and repeat steps 3-4 on other side.
  • Put wings on the Traeger Grill for approximately 1 hour or until the internal temperature is 190º-195º.
  • Mix a 50/50 blend of Heath Riles BBQ Sweet BBQ Sauce and Heath Riles BBQ Tangy Vinegar BBQ Sauce, we used approximately 1/4 cup of each sauce.
  • Toss wings in sauce mixture.
  • We then placed the wings on our Goldens' Cast Iron Cooker to get some char. We flipped them often to get equal char on both sides for a total of about 10 minutes.

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Cajun Creole Garlic Butter Baby Back Ribs

Cajun Creole Garlic Butter Baby Back Ribs on the Traeger Timberline 1300
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Resting Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Ribs
Servings 4 people

Instructions
 

  • Remove ribs from packaging. Remove membrane from ribs and trim to your liking.
  • We used water as a binder for these ribs, spray lightly with water before seasoning.
  • Season back side of ribs with Everyday Rub and then Cajun Creole Garlic Butter Rub.
  • Flip ribs and repeat steps 2-3.
  • Put ribs on the grill, we cooked at 300º for approximately 2 hours, or until your ribs can pass the smear test.
  • Remove ribs from grill and wrap each slab with Butter Bath (1/4 cup Butter Bath to 3/4 cup of Apple Juice PER SLAB).
  • Return ribs to the grill for approximately 1 hour or until internal temperature is around 203º-206º.
  • Remove ribs from grill and unwrap and remove from Butter Bath mixture.
  • Season ribs with more Cajun Creole Garlic Butter Rub and return to the grill.
  • 10.Allow to cook for approximately 15-20 minutes or until ribs appear to have dried on the outside.

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Keyword Pellet Grill, Ribs, Traegar
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Low & Slow Pork Butt on the Traeger

Low & Slow Pork Butt on the Traeger Timberline 1300
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 hrs
Resting Time 2 hrs
Total Time 12 hrs 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Boston Butt
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Mix 1/4 cup of pork injection with 12 oz of apple juice to get ready to inject. You can use any liquid of your choice, we just prefer apple juice.
  • Use a grid-like pattern to inject butt.
  • Score fat on butt, we are cooking fat side up.
  • Season butt with Heath Riles BBQ Honey Chipotle Rub on all sides. Allow rub to sweat in for 15-20 minutes.
  • Put on Traeger Grill (or smoker / grill of your choice) fat side up at 225º. We used Royal Oak Pellets for this cook.
  • Cook butt for approximately 8 hours at 225º. Our butt was approximately 160º at this point.
  • Remove butt to wrap with Butter Bath (1/4 cup) and Apple Juice (8 oz.). Wrap foil tightly.
  • Return to grill, we set our probe to 200º.
  • We turned our temperature up to 275º and cooked for another 2 hours.
  • We had a total cook time of 10 hours, our butt had an internal temperature of 200º when we took it off of the grill.
  • Allow butt to rest for 1-2 hours.

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Keyword BBQ, Boston Butt, Traegar
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Cherry Dr. Pepper Ribs | Pellet Grill

Cherry Dr. Pepper Ribs on the Traeger Pellet Grill
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Resting 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Ribs
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Get pellet grill (or grill of choice) up to 250º, we used the new Royal Oak Charcoal Pellets for this cook.
  • Trim ribs to your liking.
  • Apply binder to rib if you wish, we used yellow mustard.
  • Season back side of rib with a light to medium coat of Heath Riles BBQ Hot BBQ Rub.
  • Season back side of rib with Heath Riles BBQ Cherry Rub.
  • Allow rib to rest / sweat for 10 minutes on this side.
  • Repeat steps 3-6 for front side of the ribs.
  • Place ribs on the grill and allow to cook for 2 hours.
  • After 2 hour mark, spritz with Dr. Pepper.
  • Allow ribs to cook an additional hour (total of 3 hours at this point) and remove to wrap with Heath Riles BBQ Butter Bath.
  • Wrap each slab of rib with Heath Riles BBQ Butter Bath mixture (1/4 cup of Butter Bath to 3/4 cup of Apple Juice per slab of ribs).
  • Return wrapped ribs to grill for about another hour and a half or until you get a temperature of around 204º-206º.
  • Remove ribs from grill once desired temperature is reached and allow them to rest for at least 10 minutes.
  • Once rested, brush both sides of the ribs with Dr. Pepper Sweet BBQ Sauce. For this sauce we just reduced 12 oz of Dr. Pepper down over heat and mixed with 1/2 bottle of Heath Riles BBQ Sweet BBQ Sauce.
  • Return sauced ribs to the grill for 20-30 minutes to allow sauce to set.

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Keyword Pellet Grill, Ribs, Traegar
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Cowboy Ribeye | PK Grill

Cowboy Ribeye on the PK Grill
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Resting Time 15 mins
Total Time 37 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Steak
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Set up grill for a 2 zone fire, we used our PK 360.
  • Trim meat to your liking.
  • Coat steak in olive oil.
  • Season steak with Heath Riles BBQ Everyday Rub and Killer Hogs TX Brisket Rub.
  • Spray grates on grill with spray (olive oil, Pam, whatever you wish...)
  • Put steak on grill and allow to cook for a minute and a half.
  • Flip steak after a minute and a half and then flip. Continue this process until you have your desired grill marks. We did this process for about 7 minutes until we moved our steak over to the cool zone.
  • Move steak to cool side of the grill, place a ChefAlarm in if you wish and set to 120º or desired temperature.
  • Once steak is finished, remove from grill and allow to rest.
  • Place pads of butter on resting steak and loosely cover while resting. Allow to rest for about 15 minutes.

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Keyword Cowboy Ribeye, Steak
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Chipotle Peach Pork Loin | Pellet Grill

Cheshire Farms Chipotle Peach Pork Loin on the Traeger Grill
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Resting Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Pork
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Get Traeger Pellet Grill (or any grill) up to a temperature of 325º. We used Cherry pellets for this cook.
  • Trim pork loin if desired. We cut our loin in half and scored it.
  • Apply binder of your choice, we used mustard.
  • Season with Heath Riles BBQ Peach Rub all over and then season with Heath Riles BBQ Honey Chipotle.
  • Allow pork loin to rest for 15-20 minutes before putting on the grill. When ready to put on the grill, we placed a ThermoWorks DOT in and set it to 140º.
  • Cook loin for one hour and then glaze with Heath Riles BBQ Sweet BBQ Sauce and season with more Honey Chipotle Rub.
  • Continue cooking until internal temperature reaches 140º. Our total cook time for this was 1 hour and 30 minutes.

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Keyword BBQ, Pork, Traegar
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Pork Belly Burnt Ends | Pellet Grill

Pork Belly Burnt Ends on the Traeger Pellet Grill
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Resting Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 50 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Pork
Servings 4 people

Instructions
 

  • Fire up Traeger Pellet Grill (or any pellet grill) to 275º, we used cherry pellets for this cook.
  • Cut pork belly into cubes.
  • Season pork belly cubes with Heath Riles BBQ Everyday Rub and Heath Riles BBQ Hot Rub until well coated.
  • Place seasoned pork belly cubes (fat side up) on wire baking racks and place on grill. We sprayed the wire racks before placing the cubes to help with cleanup!
  • Cook at 275º for 2.5-3 hours or until cubes hit 200º or are probe tender.
  • Mix Heath Riles BBQ Sweet BBQ Sauce and Heath Riles BBQ Tangy Vinegar BBQ Sauce 50/50 to get ready to toss your cubes in!
  • Once your seasoned cubes are probe tender, pull from the grill. Use your sauce to coat pork belly cubes.
  • Once coated with glaze, return to the grill for 30 minutes.

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Keyword BBQ, Traegar
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Sticky Honey Garlic Ribs

This recipe is for a unique flavor for a ribs using our Garlic Jalapeno and Honey Chipotle rubs and our Tangy Vinegar Sauce to top off these Sticky Honey Garlic Ribs that we cooked on the Traegar Pellet Grill.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time 4 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine Ribs
Servings 2 people

Equipment

  • Traegar Pellet Grill

Ingredients
  

Baby Back Ribs

Rib Glaze

Instructions
 

  • Get Traeger Grill (or grill of your choice) up to 275º, for this cook, we used pecan pellets.
  • Trim ribs if you wish, remove the membrane from ribs.
  • Season ribs with Heath Riles BBQ Garlic Jalapeño Rub on each side and then come back and season with Heath Riles BBQ Honey Chipotle Rub on each side.
  • Allow ribs to sweat and rub to set for about 15 minutes.
  • Place ribs on grill and allow to cook for 2 hours.
  • Remove ribs and wrap with honey, Heath Riles BBQ Tangy Vinegar Sauce and lime. Wrap each slab individually.
  • Place ribs back on the grill for another 2 hours while wrapped.
  • Get your glaze ready, recipe above. Reduce ingredients down on low heat.
  • Remove ribs from grill and allow them to sit for approximately 15 minutes. Then remove ribs from foil and glaze with sauce that you made.
  • Return the ribs to the grill for approximately 15 minutes to set glaze.
  • Remove ribs and allow to cool for approximately 5 minutes, top with chopped green onion if you wish!

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Smoked Feta Pasta with Shrimp | Pellet Grill

Smoked Feta Pasta with Shrimp on the Traeger Pellet Grill
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Seafood

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Get Pellet Grill (or any grill) up to temp, we went to 400º and used Hickory Pellets for our cook.
  • Place block of feta cheese, cherry tomatoes and garlic cloves in a large cast iron skillet.
  • Drizzle with approximately 1/2 cup of Olive Oil.
  • Season with Italian Seasoning, Heath Riles BBQ Garlic Jalapeño Rub, Heath Riles BBQ Garlic Butter Rub and Heath Riles BBQ Simple Citrus Rub.
  • Place this skillet on the grill for approximately 40-45 minutes.
  • Take your smaller cast iron skillet and place your shrimp in.
  • Coat shrimp well with Olive Oil.
  • Season your shrimp with the same seasonings as your cheese mixture: Italian Seasoning, Heath Riles BBQ Garlic Jalapeño Rub, Heath Riles BBQ Garlic Butter Rub and Heath Riles BBQ Simple Citrus Rub.
  • Allow shrimp and seasonings to sit at room temperature for approximately 20 minutes.
  • After allowing shrimp to sit for 20 minutes, add 2 tbsp of minced garlic and 2 tbsp of butter before placing on the grill.
  • Place small skillet of shrimp on the grill and allow to cook for approximately 20 minutes (your other large skillet should still be cooking also).
  • You can now cook your pasta noodles to have them ready. We boiled them inside on the stove top. Reserve some pasta water if desired to add to your finished dish.
  • Remove both skillets from grill. Your large skillet should have a total cook time of about 45 minutes. Your small skillet should have a total cook time of about 20 minutes.
  • Mash tomatoes and feta cheese and mix well. Add basil.
  • Pour cheese and tomato mixture over pasta noodles and mix well.
  • Add your shrimp and garlic mixture to pasta as well.
  • We returned our mixture to the large skillet and topped with fresh grated parmesan cheese. We then topped with a little Heath Riles BBQ Garlic Butter Rub.

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Brisket Stuffed Peppers | Pellet Grill

Brisket Stuffed Peppers on the Traeger Pellet Grill
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Brisket

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Slice peppers in half and deseed them.
  • Mix shredded cheese, cream cheese and brisket together.
  • Season mixture with Heath Riles BBQ Beef Rub (to taste).
  • Stuff peppers with cream cheese mixture.
  • Wrap peppers with thin sliced bacon (we cut the package in half and used half pieces of bacon for each pepper).
  • Place stuffed peppers on a wire rack (if you choose, can be placed directly on the grill of your choice, or even in the oven).
  • Season peppers with Heath Riles BBQ Sweet Rub.
  • Place on pellet grill 350º-375º for 30-35 minutes or until bacon is done.

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