Grilling Recipes, BBQ Tips, Smoking Tutorials and More

Award-winning pitmaster Christie Vanover shares hundreds of recipes for your charcoal, pellet, gas or electric grill or smoker along with BBQ tips that will make you crush it behind the grill.

These are the grill recipes that everyone is talking about and making from Give them a try and leave a review to let me know how much you love them.

Hey BBQ Family

Hi. I’m Christie, the head cook and award-winning competitive pitmaster for Team Girls Can Grill. I have won multiple grand championships and have dozens of top ten category finishes. People know me as the girl who is forever hovering over a grill, smoker or campfire with tongs in one hand and a glass of wine in the other.

BBQ Tips

I’ve picked up several BBQ tips over the years. Read through these to help up your grill game.

My Rubs from Spiceology

Good barbecue requires wood, fire, meat and an awesome BBQ rub. My Brisket, Chicken and Pork Rubs, created with Spiceology, deliver on flavor and color.

Latest Grilling Recipes

I’m always cooking up new creations. Check out my latest grill and barbecue recipes, including mains, sides and desserts. 

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Ninja Grill Recipes

A collection of main dishes and sides, using the different cooking features you get with a Ninja Grill. From slow and low barbecue to easy weeknight dinners.

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Competition BBQ

I compete and judge for both the Kansas City Barbecue Society and the Steak Cookoff Association. I’ve received several first place calls and have judged multiple world championships. If you’re interested in competing, be sure to check out the section of my website devoted to all things competition BBQ, including trimming, site set up, checklists, event requirements and more.