You can learn techniques and tricks from our Traeger Pros. You’ll find recipe building blocks, tips for mastering BBQ competition & how to make Thanksgiving dinner on a Traeger
You know that you’re supposed to let steak rest, but why exactly? Tim Hollingsworth is here to show you exactly why giving your steak time to rest is crucial.
Learn how to smoke a whole chicken with this guide. Get tips on buying, prepping, brines, injections, rubs, smoking woods, and a time and temp guide.
Learn how to cook flank steak using marinades, rubs, and other flavor enhancers. We have grill recipes, preparation tips, and top ideas for marinades and rubs.
Learn the best types of fish for grilling, tips for grilling with skin on fillets, skinless fillets, and whole fish, plus marinades and grilled fish recipes.
Learn how to smoke a brisket. This guide will teach you how to trim, season, smoke, wrap, temp, rest, and then cut a brisket on a wood-pellet grill.
How to sear meat—steaks, burgers, chicken breasts, sausages—plus tips for searing seafood and veggies, too. Find out why searing is the key to fantastic flavor.
All the tips you need to grill a whole lobster including preparation, seasoning, and cooking times. Also how to prepare and cook lobster tails.
Three ways to grill sausage, the ultimate party food. See prep tips, cooking times, recipes, and answers to common questions about grilling sausage.
Your guide to grilling ribeye steaks. Learn how to prep, grill, reverse sear, internal temperatures and more in this pellet grill ribeye guide.
Learn how to buy scallops, how to season, marinades, and what sauces to serve with it. Plus serving ideas and scallops recipes for your pellet grill.
Pork loin is the ideal cut for experimenting with new flavors and techniques. Info on methods like dry rubs, marinades, brines, and injections. Plus recipes.
It’s a scientific fact that adding bacon makes everything more delicious. And there’s no better way to add bacon than wrapping an entire cut of meat it.
This is a complete guide to grilling burgers on a pellet grill. Learn exactly how to make patties, season them, set grill temperature, grill & smoke them.
Anyone can smoke a great turkey. Follow this step-by-step guide with tips on buying, brining, rubs, smoking woods, cooking times, and recipes.
Learn how to grill the best tomahawk steak and you’ll never want to go back to anything else. We’ve compiled the ultimate how-to guide with tips and tricks.
Learn how to plate your disk like a pro. You spent a lot of time and effort cooking amazing food so make sure you also take the time to present it beautifully.
Matt “Sasquatch BBQ” Crawford explains why you might want to score your meat and shows you just how easy it is score meat. He demonstrates on 3 different cuts.
Learn how to reverse sear steak to get the best grill marks and flavor. Effective searing occurs between 350° - 500°F. What is reverse searing?
A long debated BBQ topic is whether to cook brisket fat-side up or down. Always smoke brisket with the fattiest side facing down. Learn other FAQs here.
The best way to check the doneness of your steaks is with a thermometer, but if you’re in a pinch you can do it by touch. Here is how it’s done.
Learn how to slice brisket, the equipment you need, and the directions to follow. Learn how to cut both the flat, point, and how to follow the grain.
Wrapping a brisket in butcher paper or aluminum foil prevent what's called "the stall". It also helps create bark, juicier meat, and a more tender brisket.
Tips on how to season a steak including the best herbs and spices, plus info on rubs and marinades for sirloin, ribeye, porterhouse, filet mignon, and more cuts.
The best ways to amp up the flavor of salmon, including simple salt and pepper, homemade seasoning, dry rubs, marinades, and glazes. Includes tips and recipes.
Learn how to smoke and grill pork ribs for great wood-fired flavor on a Traeger pellet grill. Lean seasoning methods, internal temperatures, cook time, & more.
Dry brining might sound complicated, but it really just means salting your meat to add flavor and draw out moisture. Poultry is perfect for dry brining.
Learn how to correctly cut tri-tip by first identifying the two different grain directions and then slicing against those grains for maximum tenderness.
Learn how to make the best brisket burnt ends. Burnt ends are made by smoking and saucing the pointed end of a brisket. Learn the entire cooking process here.
Learn how to cut onions like a professional chef. Onions are the building blocks of many recipes and learning how to cut them properly will improve your meals.
Whether you’re an aspiring photographer or just want some extra likes on your social media posts, following a few fundamentals will help get you there.
Ever wanted to know more about the kinds of knives the pros use for wild game? Here is a general overview of the types of knives we find most useful.
Join Amanda Haas as she walks you through all the pantry staples, kitchen tools, and grilling accessories she has on hand ensuring she is always ready to cook.
There are few dishes more impressive than a beautiful French roast. In this article Matt “Sasquatch” Crawford shows you how to french a bone-in prime rib.
Cast-iron maintenance is essential for ensuring it lasts forever. Learn how to take care of your cast-iron by using our guide for seasoning properly.
Not only are sharp knives easier to work with, but they’re also much safer, too. Keep your knives sharp and safe with this tutorial from Ty Hess.
Check out Chad Belding as he offers his recipe for a universal wild game marinade that tastes great with everything from wildfowl to venison.
Great flavor starts with high-quality ingredients. This video will help you make sure you’re getting the freshest produce every time you go to the market.
To elevate your cocktails to a whole new level Jon Dudley recommends slicing citrus super thin, giving it a dusting of sugar, and smoking it on the Traeger.
When it comes to baking, the temperature of your ingredients is actually very important. Mandy Tanner explains why it matters and offers some tips.
A chicken breast marinade adds flavor and additional tenderness to quick and easy grilled chicken breast. See marinade basics, ingredients, and recipes.
Recipes, ingredients, and tips for making homemade BBQ sauce. The basics of BBQ sauce, plus info about the traditional regional BBQ sauce styles.
Marinating your meat is a crucial step that seasons, tenderizes, and infuses the meat with flavor. Here are some tips on building a delicious marinade.
Learn how to make smoked ice with our quick guide on how to bring wood-fired smoked flavor to your cocktails. Infusing smoking flavor into your Traeger Cocktails.
Take your pie presentation to the next level with some help from Mandy Tanner. Here she’ll start by showing you how to do a simple lattice crust.
Why buy dressing when you can easily make an amazing vinaigrette at home? Watch as Amanda Haas breaks down the basic elements of creating a great vinaigrette.
We’re bringing change you can taste. Not only have we revamped all our sauces and rubs, but we’ve assembled a guide for you to pair them together.
Whether you want your bell pepper cut for scooping hummus, sliced thin for stir-fry, or diced up for Denver omelets, Sammy Moniz is here to show you how.
Making your own whipped cream from scratch it easy and ten times tastier than settling for the store-bought stuff. Here is how to add some wood-fired flavor.
The only downside of fresh herbs is that they don’t last that long. Watch as Dennis the Prescott shares his secrets to getting the most out of your herbs.
Chimichurri is a super simple, ultra-versatile sauce that adds a bright, herby punch to any grilled meats or veggies. Mandy Tanner gives you the basics.
Be the hero of your BBQ with these chicken drumsticks. These drumsticks are the perfect BBQ meal. This is a winner, winner smoked chicken dinner.
Learn how to make competition pulled pork. First dry rub it, then smoke and spritz while it's on the Traeger, then wrap until it reaches perfection.
These helpful BBQ tips and tricks to barbecue grilling will elevate your BBQ skills. Check out barbecue tips & tricks, bbq hacks, competition techniques.
Competition BBQ champion Chad Ward shares tips for creating brisket to enter in a BBQ competition. The key to competition brisket is the quality of beef.
We have put together tips from the BBQ pros on how to create the best competition ribs in the business. Here’s what BBQ competition judges judge ribs on.
When it comes to competition BBQ, flavor may be king, but presentation still matters. Chad Ward is here to teach you how to make a competition box.
Here’s what you need to know about getting into the BBQ circuit. Check out these tips from a BBQ Pro on becoming a BBQ judge & entering your BBQ.
Follow along with the professionals with our top American Royal recipes. From competition brisket to grilled cocktails, cook like a pit master.
Become a rib master with our easy how-to guide on how to grill and smoke BBQ ribs. Saucy & smoking Traeger ribs will make you the MVP of the party.
Our Thanksgiving Turkey flavor guide shows three methods for cooking a thanksgiving turkey, a traditional, a BBQ turkey, and a spatchcock turkey.
These recipes for easy Thanksgiving dishes on the grill prove that Thanksgiving dinner doesn’t have to be overly complicated to be delicious.
Thanksgiving dinner ideas for the grill. Learn different mains, appetizers, sides, desserts, and turkey alternatives you can serve this holiday.
This is a complete guide to how-to brine a turkey. Learn how to create a juicy and flavorful bird with these instructions for our smoked turkey brine.
Be prepared on the ins and outs of turkey carving with Traeger Grills, and make this year's Thanksgiving the best yet. Learn how to cut a Thanksgiving Turkey.
We did the hard work for you and came up with a complete Thanksgiving timeline to help ensure your thanksgiving goes right. Here's the schedule you need.
Cook your Thanksgiving three ways. From field-to-table, to traditional BBQ and the ultimate foodie feast, there’s something for every taste.
See our best Thanksgiving turkey sides. Make sure your side dishes are just as good as the main dish with our smoking sides, sauces and cocktails recipes.
We’ve got you covered this Turkey Day with Traeger’s Thanksgiving Prep List. This step-by-step guide will ensure that everything is in place.
How long to cook a turkey: Simple instructions and charts for the oven, traditional smoker, wood pellet grill, or deep fryer, to get you the perfect turkey.
Strapped for time, or looking to maximize grill space? Then learn how to spatchcock a turkey. It may just make sure your Thanksgiving goes off without a hitch.
Dessert was made for the Traeger Grill. It’s time to bake some sweet & smoky flavor into your Thanksgiving pies this year and try some of our favorite recipes.
These gluten-free Thanksgiving recipes have you covered with turkey, gravy, stuffing, sides, casseroles, desserts, and cocktails to make on a wood-fired grill.
This is the complete Traeger Turkey Grill Guide. Learn how to prep your turkey, how long to smoke it, and other FAQs in this in-depth article.