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5 Epic Smoked Meat Recipes for Game Day


There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of enjoying smoked-to-perfection meat while cheering on your favorite sports teams. Try one of these smoked meat recipes and be ready for a legendary game day celebration at home or host the best tailgate in the lot.

Carolina-Style BBQ Spare Ribs

Two Carolina-Style smoked BBQ spare ribs served with a side of mac 'n' cheese bites and 2 slices of dill pickle

Ready for the best BBQ at the tailgate? We’re talking tender and juicy Carolina-style BBQ pork spare ribs and savory, mouthwatering smoked mac ‘n’ cheese bites. If you’re not drooling yet, you will be.

Get the recipe: Carolina-Style BBQ Spare Ribs

Smoked King Cut T-Bone

king cut raw t-bone steak on cutting board with knife

There’s steak, and then there’s King Cut steak. The massive 48 oz. King Cut T-Bone smokes in just 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes, making it ideal for an afternoon game.

Get the recipe: Smoked King Cut T-Bone

Smoked Tri-Tip Roast

Smoked tri-tip sandwich with melted onions

This smoked tri-tip roast with melted onions recipe provides what you need for an incredibly juicy steak sandwich. Just add your favorite toppings for a delicious game day meal.

Get the recipe: How to Smoke a Tri-Tip Roast + Melted Onions

Pumpkin Spice Smoked Boneless Pork Loin

sliced pork loin on plate

Football means fall and fall means everything pumpkin spice. We’ve created our own version of PSL – pumpkin spice loin. Using a spicy, flavorful dry brine, spiced smoke, and simple rub, this incredible boneless pork loin roast recipe is a celebration of fall and football.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Spice Smoked Boneless Pork Loin

Smoked BBQ and Bacon Meatloaf

Take your meatloaf to the next level and enhance the flavors of this classic comfort food with an old fashioned over-the-fire cook. It’s sweet, smoky, and meaty made with Ultra-Premium Ground Beef and Applewood Smoked Steak-Cut Bacon.

Get the recipe: Smoked BBQ Meatloaf

BBQ Anytime Smokehouse Collection

Want the joys of smoked meat and none of the work? Our smokehouse collection brings the smokehouse to your house. We’ve done all the work for you so you can spend more time watching football. Don’t tell the refs!

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