Summer's Best Grillers

Fire up the grill! Barbecue gurus Elizabeth Karmel and Jamie Purviance share their best ideas for grilled chicken, steaks, burgers, and ribs.


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Grilled Chicken with Watermelon Glaze

    Watermelon, apple jelly, red chile flakes, and hot sauce make a spicy-sweet glaze for grilling guru Elizabeth Karmel's signature grilled chicken.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Grill   50 mins 
Stand   10 mins 
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Lime-Marinated Chicken with Tomatillo-Corn Salsa

    Grill master Jamie Purviance tops his chicken with a bold salsa of grilled tomatillos, roasted corn, and charred onions to give it a smoky twist.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   40 mins 
Marinate  1 hr 
Grill   19 mins 
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House-Made Burger with Pimiento Cheese

    For an extra treat, grilling expert Elizabeth Karmel stuffs each of her steak burgers with a spoonful of cold pimiento cheese before grilling.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   25 mins 
Grill   10 mins 
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West Coast Burger with Roasted Pepper Spread

    A mouthwatering blend of sweet peppers, almonds, brown sugar, and garlic create a delicious sauce for cookout king Jamie Purviance's burger.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Grill   33 mins 
Stand   10 mins 
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Smoked St. Louis-Style Ribs with Two Sauces

    Choose your favorite sauce -- either a sticky sweet combo of grape jelly and chili sauce or a smoky tomato version -- to serve with grilling pro Elizabeth Karmel's signature smoky ribs. Either one is a delightful complement.

Makes: 10 servings
Serving size: 10 servings with 2-1/3 cups barbecue sauce
Prep   30 mins 
Stand   25 mins 
Grill  2 hrs 10 mins 
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Red Chili-Rubbed Baby Back Ribs

    Barbecue guru Jamie Purviance first seasons his ribs with a chili-and-garlic rub, then brushes the grilled ribs with a fresh ginger glaze to give them an Asian-spin.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Grill  2 hrs 30 mins 
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Cowboy Steak and Whisky Butter

    Whiskey, shallots, and Dijon mustard flavor the unforgettable butter that tops queen of the grill Elizabeth Karmel's spice-rubbed steak.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Grill   25 mins 
Stand   10 mins 
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Spicy Skirt Steak with Avocado Dipping Sauce

    Grilling expert Jamie Purviance prefers to serve his steak sliced and with a dipping sauce of cool sour cream, creamy avocado, cucumber, and hot jalepenos to give it a refreshing balance.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Grill   4 mins 
Stand   35 mins 
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