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Thanksgiving Dinner by Memphis: From the Main Event to Delectable Desserts

Grilled Turkey On Memphis Grill

No holiday brings to life the image of a table laid out from end to end with delicious food like Thanksgiving. This year make your holiday especially memorable by cooking your entire meal and desserts on a Memphis Wood Fire Grill—the family will rave about it for years to come! Memphis Makes It Easy to Do Thanksgiving Yes, you can do Thanksgiving on the grill! From succulent smoked turkey to crowd pleasing pies, Memphis makes it easy. Spare yourself the cluttered kitchen and crowded house. Take your dinner preparations outside. And if you’re busy watching the game or arguing politics with that cousin from out-of-town, track your meal’s progress on our mobile app. The controls are always at your fingertips. Let’s Warm Things Up Thanksgiving…

5 Halloween Recipes You Should Try This Month

Roasted Pumpkin Soup

It’s October, the time when ghouls hit the streets and families gather for some fall fun. Whether you’re hosting a spooky dinner party, a hayride or preparing for the annual Trick or Treat, your plans aren’t complete without some yummy, Halloween-inspired fare. 5 Recipes Fit for Any Spooky Fall Gathering We’ve gathered five of our favorite recipes, from appetizers to desserts, all of which can be prepared using the Memphis wood pellet grill. Pumpkin Pie What fall gathering is complete without this table staple? You can bake your pumpkin pie using the Memphis grill to add a smooth and smoky finish. Plus, combine this pumpkin pie with our easy homemade whipped topping for even more flavor. Smokey “Eyeball” Meatball Appetizer There’s nothing that screams “Halloween”…

Grilling Guide II: How to Properly Smoke Your Meat

Smoked Tri Tip

Last month, we talked about how to perfectly sear your favorite cuts of meat. This month, we want to ring in the cooler weather the right way by showcasing another favorite cooking method of ours: smoking. Smoking: Cooking Your Meat Low & Slow Smoking involves surrounding your meat in smoke, cooking it at a low temperature over time, or “low and slow” as grilling enthusiasts say. Although the smoke itself doesn’t cook the meat, it gives it a smoky flavor you can’t achieve with any other cooking method. In traditional smokers, meat is placed inside the cooking chamber. Wood or charcoal inside the firebox is ignited, heating the water tray in the bottom of the smoker, releasing smoke. On a Memphis Grill, the process is…

Grilling Guide: How to Sear Your Meat to Perfection

Smoked Tri-Tip Roast with Wood Fire Sear

There are many ways to cook your favorite meat, be it a juicy steak or tender chicken breast. You can bake, smoke, roast and sear to get the flavor you’re looking for. Although you can do all of that using your Memphis Wood Fire Grill, one of our favorite grilling methods is the sear. What Does It Mean to Sear? To sear your meat is to apply quick and intense heat to char the meat’s surface. Searing your meat occurs prior to cooking it through. If you sear correctly, you won’t burn your meat. Instead, you’ll quickly cook the outside of the meat before finishing the inside at a much slower pace. What Does Searing Do? As you sear, you caramelize the outside of the…

5 Do’s & Don’ts to Master Your Grill

Top Ten Reasons To Grill With Wood

We believe that everyone can grill. Yet, to truly master the art of grilling, you need to know some basic do’s and don’ts. The more you know, the easier it’ll be to create tasty dishes for you and your family (while showing off your newfound grill skills). 5 Things You Should Do to Master Your Grill First things first, you need to find a great grill. It should offer you versatility, allowing you to grill, smoke, sear and more. With your trusty, stainless steel sidekick by your side, here are some tips on how to get the most out of your grill: Select the right tools: Make sure you choose the right grilling tools. For example, use tongs to turn meat instead of a knife…

Grill Safety 101: Grill Placement & Fire Safety

Grilling In The Fall On A Memphis

No matter what season it is, grill fires happen. According to the National Fire Protection Association, around 10,200 home fires involve grills each year. To avoid the worst-case scenario, it’s critical to understand proper grill placement and some basic fire safety tips. Where You Place Your Wood Pellet Grill Matters You shouldn’t place your wood pellet grill just anywhere in your yard. To avoid fire and damage to your grill, here are some placement tips to remember: Give your grill a good foundation. Your grill should have a firm foundation such as a concrete or brick slab. Make sure it isn’t placed directly on grass or other organic material. If sparks fly, this material could ignite. Ensure your grill has space. Don’t place your grill…

What Is a Wood Pellet?

100% natural wood fire grill pellets

Grillers are looking for better alternatives to gas and charcoal. That’s why wood pellet grill use is steadily growing. Although current pellet grill ownership is only at 3%, 11% of prospective buyers plan to purchase one in the coming year. Wood pellet grills use versatile and sustainable fuel: the wood pellet. What Is a Wood Pellet? A wood pellet is a ¼ inch or smaller piece of hardwood. They’re made using recycled materials such as wood shavings and sawdust and burn just like regular firewood. How Does a Wood Pellet Work? The pellets start their cooking journey in a storage container connected to the grill, known as the hopper. Once loaded, pellets venture into the cooking chamber via the grill’s auger. As the heat increases,…

Next-Level Grilling: Must-Have Features You Need in Your Outdoor Kitchen

Coquitlam Garden With Memphis Grills
An outdoor kitchen space takes the comforts of your indoor kitchen outdoors and creates a space for you and your family to enjoy year-round. As you design your dream outdoor space, consider this: there’s so much more available to you than a simple cooking area. 5 Must-Have Features for the Complete Outdoor Kitchen Space What does the average spend, $13,000, on an outdoor kitchen get you? Most homeowners creating the perfect outdoor kitchen space aren’t skimping. Here are the must-have features in their design: Multiple cooking surfaces: Multiple cooking surfaces mean more space for preparing your favorite meals. This includes additional burners on the outdoor stove, warming racks and even rotisseries. Some grills, such as our wood pellet grill, allow you to bake, smoke and...

Homeowners Are Craving Luxurious Outdoor Kitchens

Memphis Pellet Grill Outdoor Kitchen
It’s summertime and more homeowners are looking for ways to take indoor living into the great outdoors. Even though seven out of ten adults within the U.S. already own a grill or smoker, some homeowners are taking it to the next level by building a luxurious outdoor kitchen around it. Outdoor Kitchens Are Growing in Popularity According to the most recent Home Design Trends Survey provided by the American Institute of Architects, outdoor cooking spaces are topping the list of most wanted kitchen features for the second year in a row. Why do homeowners crave an outdoor kitchen space? An outdoor kitchen provides all the comforts of an indoor space with the opportunity to grill and enjoy favorite dishes in the fresh air year-round. Plus,...

Fourth of July Grilling Favorites

Darlene's Apple Pie
Fourth of July—the red, white and blue middle of summer. What could be more perfect than celebrating with friends and family while enjoying a perfectly cooked meal on your American-made Memphis Wood Fire Grill? We’ve put together a great summer menu that celebrates America, being together and backyard foods at their finest. All Your Summer Favorites With the versatility of your Memphis Grill, you can update beloved menu standards with a fresh and delicious spin that people will rave about for years. Memphis gives you a one-stop outdoor workstation where you can smoke, grill, roast and bake everything to perfection. Our carefully designed features and Wi-Fi control capability make backyard hosting a snap. A Meal Worthy of Fireworks In selecting these favorites, we made it...

Dads & Grilling: The Perfect Combo for Father’s Day

Basted Mushroom on Memphis Grill
No accessory says “Dad” more than a grill. Since the beginning of modern-day barbecuing, dads and grilling have been synonymous. Like a caped superhero, we celebrate the aproned American Father, spatula in one hand, tongs in the other, ready to provide truth, justice and the American Buffet! The Best of the Best When Dad steps up to his Memphis Wood Fire Grill, he knows he’s using the finest grilling machine American engineering has ever devised. We make it easy for Dad on his special day. With our unparalleled grilling, smoking and baking features, he knows the meal will come out perfect. With our unlimited remote cooking control, Dad can have a cold one and enjoy his day until the mouth-watering smorgasbord is ready to serve....

Where’s the Beets? Grilling Is About More Than Meat

Grilling Veggies With Pellet Grill
Let’s be honest, you probably didn’t buy your Memphis Wood Fire Grill to up your salad game. Most people associate our grills with delicious steaks, low-n-slow smoked brisket, roasted chicken, tender and juicy ribs and 1,001 ways to please a ravenous bunch of carnivores. We would never deny that our grills are uniquely capable when it comes to making perfect beef, pork, poultry, seafood and more. But that doesn’t mean that your Memphis isn’t also a powerful tool when it comes to the preparation of delicious vegetables. In honor of the countless farmers' markets ramping up to their glorious summer peaks, here is a look at some of the meatless dishes your Memphis can create. Flavor Is Sprouting Up Everywhere Whether you are looking to...
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