Summer Grilling 2021


Nevada's taste buds have spoken and they're calling out for beef on the grill. Discover local recipes, flavors and meet members of the beef community.

Recipes Grilled in Nevada

Smoky Grilled Strip Steaks with Mexican-Style Corn


Ready for grilling season? Throw Strip Steaks and corn on the grill for a smoky Mexican-style meal.

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Cheesy Jalapeño Pepper-Stuffed Burgers


This recipe is sure to get your mouth watering. A jalapeño stuffed with cream cheese in a burger and grilled to perfection. Want more? Smother with a spicy cheese sauce.

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Expert Grilling Advice from Beef. It's What's For dInner.

  • Consider your cut: While classics, such as Strip Steak and Ribeye, can be an easy go-to, there are endless options when it comes to cuts of beef. Why not try taking your grilling game up a notch with a cut you might not be as familiar with, like a juicy Flat Iron or a lean, flavorful Flank Steak. More cut ideas for grilling can be found here.
  • Elevate those flavors: Marinades and rubs are a great way to take beef to the next level with minimal effort. To add extra flavor, tender cuts can be marinated for as little as 15 minutes or as long as two hours. For less tender cuts, marinating for at least six hours, but not more than 24 hours, will do the trick.
  • Medium and steady wins the race: When it comes to cooking beef, there is no need to rush the process by using any higher heat than medium. Cooking at a medium heat allows beef to achieve caramelization while still developing rich flavors and avoiding charring.
  • Temperature is king To have the best eating experience, it is important to cook beef to the correct internal temperature. The best way to ensure accurate results is to use a meat thermometer.
  • Let it Rest: Always let beef rest for about 5 minutes after it comes off the grill to lock in all those tasty juices.
  • Time to savor: Once you’ve finished grilling that delicious beef meal, it’s time to sit back and enjoy.


grilling basics

Grilling is one of the most exciting ways to enjoy beef. Whether cooking on a gas or charcoal grill, in the backyard or at a tailgate, this cooking method provides maximum flavor and optimal tenderness.

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Rub Ingredients

marinades and rubs

While most cuts taste great with just a pinch of salt and pepper, the chance to boost flavor with a host of savory marinades or rubs invites exploration and takes your beef to new flavor heights.

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best beef cuts for grilling

Looking for the best steaks to grill? You won’t go wrong with these juicy and delicious steak cuts. All the favorites are here, including T-Bone, Tenderloin and Top Sirloin. Plus some new ones to master, such as the Flat Iron and Ranch Steak.

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More Great Grilling Recipes

Zesty BBQ Cheeseburgers

The tastiest burgers

Have you ever wanted to devour all the delicious burgers across the United States? We've got a solution to cure your foodie wanderlust. Experience all the delicious U.S. burgers without leaving your kitchen!

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grilling favorites

It's always time to fire up the grill and we’ve got just what you’re looking for. Whether you want a classic burger or a spice-rubbed steak with a side of grilled fruit, this collection won’t disappoint.

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Smoked Beef Brisket

flavorful smoked beef recipes

Fire up the smoker and enjoy the delicious taste of smoked beef. From traditional barbecue dishes to recipes with more flair, we have a recipe for expert and beginner pitmasters alike.

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With a focus on family, Nevada ranch puts love and passion into everything they do

Located in northeastern Nevada is Maggie Creek Ranch, a ranch with a focus on sustainable practices and family. Everyone working on the ranch is raising their family there, with the intention of teaching their children about preserving the land and the wildlife. Since one third of the ranch's 200,000 acres are public lands, Jon Griggs, ranch manager, has spent years building trust and partnerships, demonstrating his dedication to treating all land with the upmost respect. Due to the ranch's location, drought and wildfires are a constant threat; however, rather than succumb to the threat, Jon and his team have been fully trained as firefighters and are part of the local volunteer fire department. With the truck they have on the ranch, the team is able to respond to initial fire outbreaks and thus protect the land to a much higher degree. Improving the watershed is another priority of Maggie Creek Ranch. They have fenced out cattle from riparian areas, improved the natural habitats and installed fish passages to help protect local trout and other endangered species. For their work in protecting this land, Maggie Creek Ranch was awarded the prestigious Environmental Stewardship Award (ESAP).

"When you're talking about cattle, you're talking about a love of land. When you talk about my family you're talking about a love of land. It's a complete circle of family, land and cattle" - Bekah Klarr, Maggie Creek Ranch

Meet More Members of the Beef Community:

Pommerening Family

For the Pommerenings, ranching is a family affair. Currently, four generations help with the family cow-calf operation, located in the heart of western Nevada. For them, ranching is at the center of all family time. And when you consider that their family motto is "#cowsfirst", that comes as no surprise. Just like other ranching families in Nevada and the west, the Pommerenings use age-old tradition with modern practices to provide the best care for their livestock, and produce the most high-quality beef for you.  

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Maggie Creek Ranch

raising beef in nevada

Raising beef is a complex process, but throughout the entire journey, one thing remains constant – the shared commitment to raising cattle in a safe, humane and environmentally sustainable way by using the latest technology and resources. Today, there are more than 480,000 cattle and over 1,600 cattle farms and ranches in Nevada. Learn more about Nevada's beef farmers and ranchers who are raising beef from pasture to plate.

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nevada Fact

Nevada is the nation’s epicenter for Cowboy Poetry. Every January, cowboys, ranchers and enthusiasts make their way to Elko, Nevada for the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. While the modern gathering began in 1985, some say there was a cowboy poetry event in Elko back in 1926.