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Heirloom Tomato Pizza

Making amazing pizza on the Caliber Pro Kamado Grill/Smoker is one of the great perks of this grill. It not only crisps the top of the pizza, but it also keeps in the moisture making the perfect pizza.

To get started, place the pizza stone on the grill or in the oven or smoker and preheat to a high temperature (450° F). Sprinkle either cornmeal or flour on top of a large pizza spatula before spreading out the dough on it for easy sliding on to the pizza stone. After nicely spreading out the dough on the spatula, sprinkle olive oil across it. Next, place the slices of mozzarella cheese, heirloom tomatoes and basil across the pizza. Once your grill/oven and pizza stone has preheated, transfer the pizza from the spatula on to the stone. If using the Caliber Pro Kamado Grill/Smoker it is best to place a heaping pie plate full of charcoal in a pile at the bottom of the grill to reach a high temperature and cook with the lid shut and vents open for about 6-8 minutes. The Rockwell by Caliber Social Gas Grill is ideal for crisping the tops of pizzas because of the short dome heat area. The Caliber Indoor Pro Range is also easy to set to a 450° F temperature. Pizza will also be finished in about 6-8 minutes in the oven or gas grill. Enjoy!

For the video on making this pizza on the Caliber Pro Kamado, visit our YouTube Channel at www.youtube.com/user/CaliberGrills or click here.

Ingredients:
Pizza dough
Cornmeal or flour
Olive oil
Slices of mozzarella cheese
Heirloom tomatoes sliced
Fresh basil sliced

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For a pizza variation of a “Homemade Carnitas Hawaiian Pizza” on the Caliber Pro Kamado by Sam the Cooking Guy click here or below:

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Peruvian Rotisserie Chicken

Try out this Peruvian rotisserie chicken on the Caliber Pro Kamado with Sam the Cooking Guy. In Sam fashion, he changes up the normal recipe by adding in mayonnaise to ensure the juicy texture of the chicken. The insulation within the Kamado also ensures that it will be a succulent chicken. 

Here’s the simple ingredients that make up the Peruvian baste for the chicken:

  • 2 TBSP mayonnaise
  • 5 cloves of crushed garlic
  • Pinch of oregano
  • Pinch of smoked paprika
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 TBSP soy paste
  • 3 TBSP oil
  • 3 TBSP white vinegar

Baste the chicken with the sauce, but leave some if it for basting throughout the cooking process.

It’s recommended to wear heat protective gloves when inserting the rotisserie rod and chicken. Let the rotisserie run for about an 75 to 90 minutes while basting periodically. To check the doneness, turn rotisserie motor off and insert the thermometer into the thickest part of breast with temperature reaching 165 (+/- 5 degrees).

Enjoy this delicious chicken. For the full recipe with Sam click here or below.

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Rotisserie Bourbon & Cane Syrup Glazed Ham

Chef Tony Matassa of BBQ Guys gets you ready for the Easter holiday by showing you how to make this Whiskey and Cane Syrup Glazed Ham on a Rotisserie! The Caliber Crossflame Pro Gas Grill is perfect for giving this recipe a try! It’s super delicious and a very easy alternative to other main dishes. Click on the video below and watch Chef Tony transform this ham into a delicious masterpiece.

The baste is also easy to prepare on the Caliber Power Pro Dual Top Burners while the ham is cooking.

Don’t miss the final ingredients to make the glaze. An amazing recipe on the Caliber Crossflame Pro Grill’s built-in Power Pro Dual Top Power Burners or on the Indoor Pro Rangetop. For the full recipe click here.

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Grilled Veggies

See how Sam the Cooking Guy cooks the “Best Grilled Vegetables Ever” on the Rockwell by Caliber Social Grill in this video below.

In this video Sam bastes the veggies with a delicious sauce that you’ll need to watch the video for the recipe.

Chef Sam ends with this amazing grilled veggie sandwich that also includes a delicious and easy spread on that toasted focaccia bread. Who says gilled veggies are boring? For this recipe you definitely have to watch the video.

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Hawaiian Short Ribs

Sam the Cooking Guy grills some insanely delicious Hawaiian-style short ribs on the Rockwell by Caliber Social Grill. Using a handful of ingredients in this marinade recipe below and the right char on these flanken-style beef short ribs, Sam creates plate lunch ribs that make you feel like you are on the island of Hawaii.

Hawaiian Style Marinade:
1/4 cup soy sauce
4 cloves of crushed garlic
4 Tablespoons of brown sugar
2 Tablespoons rice vinegar
1 Tablespoon fresh grated ginger
1-2 Tablespoons of sesame chili oil

It is best to leave the marinade on the steaks overnight to really soak in the flavor, or at least a couple of hours if you are short on time. When ready to grill the ribs, it just takes 3-4 of grilling on each side. And, you can put some of the leftover marinade onto the ribs while they are cooking for even more taste.

Sam also has a very simple macaroni salad recipe in his video to go along with these amazing short ribs. Click here or below for the full video.

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Prime Rib

Chef Sam the Cooking Guy will show you how to cook a perfect prime rib roast in the Caliber Pro Kamado Grill/Smoker on rotisserie – it’s easier than you think! Watch this video below for the recipe.

See Chef Sam rotisserie this prime rib on the Caliber Pro Kamado Grill/Smoker!
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Smoked Thanksgiving Turkey

Enjoy the amazing juicy smoky flavor of this turkey that you get from the Caliber Pro Kamado. Wash and brine your turkey with your favorite dry brine. Inject turkey under the skin with one cup of apple juice. Stuff turkey with your favorite stuffing and cover exposed stuffing with foil before cooking.

Prepare the Caliber Pro Kamado Smoker by filling the blaze basket accessory with lump charcoal. The basket should sit on the charcoal plate at the rear of the smoker with the hinged part of the grate above it so you can access it. Bring the temperature of the smoker up to 300ºF. Once the temperature has settled, place your turkey centered directly on the grate, breast facing up. Allow 1” of space between turkey and smoker lid. Now add a small handful of apple and pecan smoking chips to the blaze basket and close the lid. The smoker will “smoke” for the first 30-60 minutes of the 3-4 hour cooking process (20-30 min. per pound). After this time, there should be “clean” heat exiting the top vent. Too much time with “smoke” may impart a bitter taste into your turkey. Continue to cook the turkey, checking on it every hour or so with the heat not exceeding 325ºF or falling below 250º F. If the skin darkens too quickly, then tent foil the turkey to avoid burning the skin. This will be a turkey like no other.

Ingredients for Smoked Turkey:
15-20 Lb. Turkey
1 Cup apple juice
Your favorite dry brine and stuffing

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The Best Grilled Chicken

Sam the Cooking Guy not only makes grilled chicken easy and quick, he also makes it his “best grilled chicken recipe” on his Rockwell by Caliber Social Grill. He pounds his chicken in a zip lock bag with a little bit of olive oil to ensure the chicken breasts cook evenly.

Sam’s marinade is made of olive oil, crushed garlic, lemon juice, kosher salt, pepper, red pepper flakes and fresh rosemary. The marinade is only left on for a short time before grilling just to infuse the chicken with flavor.

Sam cuts each chicken breast in two to get four even portions, and turns them during to get the hash grill marks on the chicken, which add more texture and taste. For the full recipe and a little pre-cleaning demo on his grill watch the video below or click here. For Sam’s grilled chicken recipe with an easy jalapeño cream sauce, click here.

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Grilled Chicken & Steak Kebabs

Chef Sam the Cooking Guy creates juicy grilled spicy teriyaki steak and buffalo chicken kebabs on his Caliber Pro Kamado Charcoal Grill/Smoker. In these simple recipes he uses filet mignon steak, red onion, red and yellow bell peppers, and for the sauce some teriyaki with a touch of sriracha for added flavor in the first skewer. For the second kebab, he uses chicken thighs and celery, and for the sauce he heats together Frank’s Hot Sauce, butter and honey.

Both sets of skewers received some sprinkles of kosher salt, but the sauces are brushed on continually after they are placed over the charcoal. Sam says to also make sure to keep cut your proteins all about the same size for even cooking. And, to complete the full tasting for the buffalo chicken kebab, it is a must to create this dipping sauce using blue cheese, sour cream, Japanese mayo, celery salt and buttermilk. For the full recipe click here or on the video below.

To learn about the mystery patties to the right of the picture above and the foiled skewers to the left in the video below, you will need to watch Sam’s full video by clicking here or below.

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Smoked Brisket Chili

Do you still have brisket left from your last barbecue? Here’s a crowd-pleasing way to transform those leftovers. Place your 14” Caliber Cauldera Iron Cooking Pot in the holder above the charcoal prior to lighting your fire. Heat your Caliber Pro Kamado smoker to about 250-300ºF (approximately 15-20 minutes) using lump charcoal within the center of the bottom charcoal plate.  Once the pot is heated, sauté your bacon in the Cauldera until it is crispy. Add the onions and cook until soft (about 5 minutes). Add the bell peppers and garlic and cook an additional minute to soften. Add the raw ground beef and dry seasonings. Once cooked, add the brisket. Deglaze the pan wiht the beer and cook off the alcohol (about 1-2 minutes). Then add the coffee, Dr. Pepper, tomatoes, sauce, beans, corn and green chilies.

Add a small handful of pecan wood chips to the fire to give it an even smokier taste. Close the lid to cook a minimum of one hour. At this point, add salt to taste. The longer it simmers, the more flavorful the chili will become. If the chili starts to get too thick, you can add water (1/2 cup at a time) to thin it out.

Ingredients to fit the 14” Caliber Cauldera Pot (CTP22-CCA):
12 oz pack of bacon, chopped
2 large sweet onions
2 red peppers and 1 orange pepper, chopped
6 teaspoons of garlic, finely diced
1 lb of ground beef
5-6 cups leftover smoked beef brisket (cut up into 1/2” cubes)
4 tablespoons chili powder (more if you prefer spicier)
2 tablespoons cumin
1/2 teaspoon dry chipotle seasoning
1 tablespoon smoked paprika
1 (12oz) bottle of beer and 1 can of Dr. Pepper
1/2 cup coffee (cold and leftover from your morning pot)
2 (15 oz) cans diced tomatoes
2 (15 oz) cans tomato sauce
1 (15 oz) can black beans (drained and rinsed)
1 (15 oz) can white beans (drained and rinsed)
1 (15 oz) can kidney beans (drained and rinsed)
1 (15 oz) can of corn (drained and rinsed)
2 small (4 oz) cans of diced green chilies
Salt to taste at end

Additional Toppings:
Sour cream
Shredded cheddar cheese
Chopped cilantro
Chopped sweet onions
Chopped serrano chilies

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