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Exploring the Versatility of a Memphis Grill

Drunken Summer Fruit Pie
Gone are the days of using your grill only to cook burgers and hot dogs. The versatility and functionality of a Memphis Grill allows you to prepare all your favorite foods on one appliance with multiple cooking surfaces. From burgers to steaks to casseroles, pizza and lots more, the Memphis Grill has you covered. February Is a Fantastic Month for the Foodie If you’re looking for a reason to celebrate the joy of cooking, February has so many opportunities to do so. Here are some of our favorite upcoming dates: Cherry Pie Day: February 20th National Sticky Bun Day: February 21st National Tortilla Chip Day: February 24th Mardi Gras: February 25th National Strawberry Day: February 27th National Chili Day: February 28th Surf and Turf Day:...

Cooking for a Crowd Is Simple with a Memphis Grill

  Cooking for a Crowd Is Simple with a Memphis Grill If you love to entertain, you are intimately familiar with the need for a lot of cooking space. Feeding a crowd is an undertaking that requires space for preparation, cooking and serving. Whether you’re inviting your closest friends over for a birthday celebration or the entire block for a Super Bowl party, a versatile and robust Memphis Grill is the perfect companion. Memphis Wood Pellet Grills: Convenient Cooking for Your Crowd When cooking for a crowd, you need space to cook appetizers, sear mouth-watering steaks, roast all the fixings and more. A grill is one of the most convenient tools to have when it comes to cooking food in large volumes. A Memphis Grill...

Yes, You Can Grill in the Winter! (Plus, 5 Simple Recipes to Warm You Up)

Chili With Brisket Made on Memphis Grill
When you hear the word “grill,” you may have thoughts of backyard get-togethers, pool-side picnics and fun in the sun. While grilling is certainly one of summer’s best traditions, you can enjoy great food on the grill year-round! With your Memphis Wood Fire Grill, you CAN grill in the winter! Tips for Using Your Memphis Grill in the Cold Winter Months The air is cold, you can see your breath and there may even be snow on the ground. Don’t let the weather keep you from enjoying the great cooking you get on your Memphis Grill! Our grills are constructed to withstand the elements and, although it may be colder outside, a few simple adjustments are all you need to get the same great food:...

Grilling Guide IV: How to Bake on a Memphis Grill

Did you know you can bake on a Memphis Wood Fire Grill?! And what better time to try than National Pie Day, January 23rd? If you’ve mastered the art of grilling steaks and burgers, it’s time to learn to bake on your Memphis! Read on to learn how you can bake pies, bread, brownies and lots more on your Memphis. Convection Oven Baking Your Memphis Grill functions as a true convection oven, making it a great choice for baking pies, pastries and bread. What Is the Difference Between Baking & Convection Baking? A traditional oven cooks food by heating the outside of the food first. That heat is then conducted from the outside to the inside until it’s done. In contrast, convection ovens use fans...

A New Christmas Tradition: Preparing a Non-Traditional Meal on Your Memphis Grill

A New Christmas Tradition: Preparing a Non-Traditional Meal on Your Memphis Grill Christmas is often a time of tradition, where you chop your own tree, go out searching for the neighborhood’s best light display and bake that perfect ham for your table. Yet, maybe you’re on the hunt for a new Christmas tradition. If so, why not try a non-traditional holiday meal this year? Using Your Memphis Grill to Create the Perfect Non-Traditional Meal Your Memphis Wood Fire Grill allows you to smoke, sear, bake and roast. It’s the only tool you need to cook anything you can think of! The Main Dish For your main dish, think outside the box! There are plenty of options. Does your family enjoy seafood? Some maple glazed salmon,...

Grilling Guide III: How to Roast Meat and Vegetables on Your Memphis Grill

Roasted Chicken on Memphis Grill

There are four excellent ways to cook using your Memphis Wood Fire Grill: sear, smoke, bake and roast. When you want tender, delicious, and perfectly cooked meats and vegetables, roasting is the way to go. What Is Roasting? Do I roast a chicken or bake it? If I have a roast in the oven, what is it doing? Before modern appliances the distinction was easy: roasting was done over a fire, baking was done in an oven. Generally, these days baking is for soft things like bread or cookies and roasting is for firm foods like meat and veggies. Both methods involve using hot air (300 degrees or warmer) to cook food, usually within a chamber. The addition of a fan creates a convection oven…

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…

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