Recipes

Amanda Wikoff

Alder Planked Pork Roast with Brown Sugar, Bourbon and Balsamic Glaze

For the tastiest results, purchase a bone-in roast. Leaving bones in the roast preserves a rich and pronounced porky flavor, which is lost when they are removed. Due to the size of the roast, this recipe requires a relatively long time on the grill. When we grilled our pork roast, we burned through two alder planks in the process, so have two or three planks soaked, ready to go, along with your spray bottle of water to douse the inevitable flare-ups.  Alder smoke turns the glazed roast a fantastic color, and infuses it with delicate and earthy smoke.  Ingredients: 4-5 lb center cut bone in pork loin roast 2 or...

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Amanda Wikoff

Dry Seasoned Cedar Planked Ribs

Ribs in all their glory with the direct smoky flavor from the grilling planks.Simple Ingredients: 1 rack of baby back ribs (beef or pork) Your favorite dry spice-salt rub 1 7x15" Cedar Grilling Plank (or 2 smaller grilling planks, you can cut the rack of ribs to fit.) The Night Before: Trim off silver sinew and excess fat. Place rib rack on foil. Select dry spice-salt rub and apply liberally to the ribs. Wrap in foil and place in the refrigerator overnight. Meal Prep Time: Soak your plank in hot tap water for at least 15 minutes. Pre-heat grill on...

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Annie Kuster

Asian-Style Ginger Halibut on an Alder Grilling Plank

Pair spicy ginger with sweet alder smoke for this delectable dish on a grilling plank. Perfect for a summer night on the grill. Ingredients 1-2 Alder Grilling Plank(s) Halibut Steaks(one for each person you are cooking for) 1 Bulb of Ginger 3 Tbs. Coconut Oil 2 Tbs. Sesame Oil 2 Tbs. Lime Juice Salt + Pepper Microgreens of your choice to garnish Soba Noodles Snow Peas Green Onions Soy Sauce Sesame Oil Directions: Soak alder grilling plank(s) in hot tap water for at least 15 minutes. Preheat grill to 375-400°. Mix coconut oil and 2 Tbs. sesame oil together. Rub...

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Amanda Wikoff

Maple Planked Pumpkin Pie

There is nothing better than a slice of homemade pumpkin pie, a dollop of whipped cream and a cup or two of coffee. Around my place, it's easy to know when the holiday season is starting to ramp up- Mom starts complaining about the size of her kitchen; “it’s too small” “I need another oven” or “get the heck out of here! I’m trying to cook!”. This year, I started thinking about how I could help contribute to the holiday fare without taking up precious kitchen space. I'll grill it! After several trial grilling sessions, I settled on Maple Grilling...

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