Beef Lifestyle - Family BBQ


Oregon'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 Oregon

Grilled Beef Porterhouse Steak & Colorful Peppers


A homemade parsley pesto is spread on beef Porterhouse Steak and bell peppers for a vibrant flavor and color.

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Beef & Mushroom Burger


Finely diced mushrooms are added into Ground Beef patties and grilled to juicy perfection. Top with your favorite cheese and you've just met your new favorite burger!

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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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Oregon ranch strives to be stewards of the land to achieve their sustainable mission

Roaring Springs Ranch in Frenchglen, Oregon, is owned by the Sanders family with help from Ranch Manager, Stacy Davies. The main goal for the ranch is to be economically, ecologically and socially sustainable. The ranch is able to provide their cattle with high-quality food for year-round grazing by matching the animal production cycle with native plant nutrition creating a sustainable system for both the plants and animals. With such a diverse ecosystem on the ranch, Roaring Springs creates partnerships and cooperative agreements with local, state and federal organizations to focus on stopping invasive species, improving wildlife habitat and educating future generations on proper management techniques. In cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management, the ranch instituted a prescribed burn program to not only restore watershed health but grass and forage health for cattle and wildlife. For their work in implementing these sustainability practices, Roaring Springs Ranch was awarded the prestigious Environmental Stewardship Award (ESAP).

"My vision would be that we could better bridge the gap to our urban friends that what we do is good for the environment and what we do benefits them. Having good stewards on the land is better than not having anyone on the land and our goal is to be good stewards." - Rob Sanders, Owner, Roaring Springs Ranch

Meet More Members of the Beef Community:


Meet the Beef Community

From cow-calf operations to feedlots, pastures to packing plants, it takes a team of specialists to bring beef from pasture to plate. Learn more about the raising beef process as we travel across the country talking to real, modern ranchers about how they care for the cattle, what inspires them and why they work so hard day after day.

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raising beef in oregon

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. Today, there are more than 1.2 million cattle and over 13,000 cattle farms and ranches in Oregon. Learn more about Oregon's beef farmers and ranchers who are raising beef from pasture to plate.

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oregon fact

Oregon is the top producing state for hazelnuts, rhubarb, grass seed and Christmas trees.