Christmas makes for great bbqs. Here's a chance to be the 'hostess with the mostess' and show off your grilling & smoking meat skills to family and friends. So brush the snow off those grill covers and light em' up for a Christmas meal to remember.
Top Smoked & Grilled Recipes
These are our favorite smoked and grilled recipes for christmas time. Guaranteed to wow and impress even the most critical of dinner guests. Fire up that grill or smoker and make something special this holiday season!
1. Prime Rib
This is the best prime rib recipe. It's a little biased, but I can assure you, it's one of the best meats to smoke over the holiday. Use our simple prime rib rub recipe to prepare a delicious Christmas meal for your loved ones.
2. Beef Tenderloin
Another way to cook beef tenderloin is by smoking it. When you smoke it, it will add additional flavor to the already beautiful piece of meat. So impress your guests, and put it on the menu for your next Xmas BBQ.
3. Smoked Pork Butt
Another Christmas bbq idea is to smoke a pork butt (pulled pork). It's something different, but it's an easy Christmas dinner and it's great for small or big holiday gatherings. Use our simple rub to create the most flavorful smoked pork butt (pulled pork).
3. Smoked Turkey
Put this perfectly smoked turkey with tasty crispy skin on your holiday Christmas menu. We brine the turkey to create the most juicy smoked turkey and use our herbaceous and buttery smoked turkey rub to create the most delicious crispy exterior.
4. Grilled Ribeyes
Here's another Christmas dinner main course idea. Smoked ribeyes. Can't go wrong with smoking steaks for a Christmas bbq because it will produce a lovely, tender, and very flavorful piece of smoked meat.
5. Double Smoked Ham
Here is one delicious, salty and sweet smoked meat recipe for your next holiday gathering, double smoked ham. It's a great smoker idea for your Christmas bbq. And use leftovers for biscuit ham sandwiches.
6. Crispy Smoked Chicken
Enjoy this yummy, simple, smoked whole chicken recipe. It's a great meat to smoke for a Christmas bbq main dish. It will not disappoint.
7. Apple Pork Chops
These slow smoked apple pork chops are packed with flavor and so moist from our brine recipe. The sweet apple glaze with the smokiness is the perfect flavor combo. Smoked apple pork chops is another great smoker idea for your Xmas bbq.
Favorite Side Dishes & Appetizers
Some of the best food at Christmas is not the main entree, but the delicious sides and appetizers. ... Get the party started with these amazing small bites!
1. Smoked Jalapeno Poppers
This is a great, and easy smoked appetizer idea for your holiday party. Check out this detailed recipe to learn how to smoke jalapeños in a smoker and wow your guests.
2. Savory Mashed Sweet Potatoes
This is a great side dish for smoked apple pork chops, smoked ham, smoked turkey and grilled ribeyes. Try out this recipe for mashed sweet potatoes.
3. Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Surprise your holiday loved ones and smoke up these elegant Christmas bbq appetizer. Not only are they pretty, but also scrumptious. Top them off with crumbled blue cheese to add additional flavor and texture.
4. Hasselback potatoes
This is another great, tasty side dish to pair with any of the Christmas bbq main dishes above such as smoked whole chicken, grilled ribeyes, and smoked tenderloin.
5. Smoked Deviled Eggs
Make these elegant and simple Christmas appetizer. Have fun with them by topping them off with tasty toppings.
6. Sautéed Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes
Let's not forget the greens at the Christmas bbq. This is a great side dish for smoked ribeye, smoked whole chicken, smoked turkey, and smoke prime rib.
7. Buttery Smoked Corn on the cob
This is so yummy! It's smoky and sweet. Slather on some butter and season with salt and pepper and it will be complete. This pairs well with the smoked pork butt (pulled pork) if you were going to make it as your Christmas bbq main dish.