These Game Day Recipes Take You to MVP status!

These Game Day Recipes Take You to MVP status!


Score Big with These Game Day Recipes: A Winning Lineup from ATBBQ

Whether you're gathered around the TV for the big game or hosting a lively tailgate, nothing sets the tone quite like delicious food. Game day calls for a winning combination of flavors and versatility to satisfy every palate. That's why we've curated a lineup of our favorite game day recipes, designed to excite taste buds and keep fans coming back for more.

From succulent meats to smoky grilled vegetables and crave-worthy dips, our selection ensures there's something for everyone at your game day gathering. What's more, we're not stopping there – we're throwing in a bonus idea to take your hosting game to the next level.

It doesn’t matter if you're firing up the offset smoker or relying on the convenience of the pellet grill, we've got you covered. Converting recipes from one grill type to another is a breeze. – You just match the temperatures to transpose recipes from offset smokers to pellet grills and vice versa. If converting a recipe from charcoal to pellet, you’ll want to match the direct heat of the charcoal by cooking over the flame with a 450°F to 500°F setpoint. Whether you’re cooking on wood, charcoal, gas, or pellet, you’ll want to match your temperatures and heat transfer as close as possible, so fire up your grill, choose a recipe from our favorites list and put a smile on your fans faces.

Get ready to score big with flavor-packed dishes that will have your guests cheering for more. Let's kick off the ultimate game day celebration with these winning recipes!



Buffalo Chicken Lollipops

Transform your chicken drumsticks into a whole new experience with Buffalo Chicken Lollipops. These succulent, smoky delights are prepared by turning drumsticks into a convenient lollipop shape and smoking them to perfection on a Yoder Smokers YS640s Pellet Grill. Coated in a zesty homemade Buffalo Sauce and served with a creamy Blue Cheese Dressing, these lollipops offer an irresistible combination of spice, smokiness, and indulgence that's perfect for any occasion.


Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings with Hot Honey

Discover the ultimate recipe for Smoky Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings with a Hot Honey Glaze. These grilled wings, seasoned to perfection and coated in a mouthwatering glaze, are a delightful blend of smokiness and sweetness. Elevate your wing game with this easy and irresistible recipe!


Smoked Barbecue Chicken Wings 

Chef Tom fires up the Yoder Smokers Loaded Wichita Offset Smoker to give these brined-then-smoked Barbecue Chicken Wings a quick soak in the smoke before searing them over direct flame inside the fire box. Finished with a toss in barbecue sauce and served with garlic parm dipping sauce, these wings are perfect for your next game-day party!


Grilled Buffalo Wings

Grilled Buffalo Wings - Try this delicious combination of homemade buffalo sauce and smoky grilled flavors. Make your own and never go back to store-bought! Enjoy the mouthwatering taste that only a homemade combination of smoky and spicy can bring!


Fine Finger Foods: 

Beef Tallow Popcorn

Transform ordinary popcorn into a delectable treat with the Chef Tom's delicious smoked butter recipe! Learn how to cold-smoke butter on the Kamado Joe Kettle Joe and discover the amazing possibilities of beef tallow popcorn! 


Nashville Hot Popcorn

Delight in a fiery twist with Spicy Nashville Hot Popcorn, a zesty snack that elevates your popcorn experience. Chef Tom's recipe combines the heat of Rancho Gordo Crimson Popping Corn with a rich blend of butter, Kosmo’s Q Nashville Hot Wing Dust, and Cattleman’s Grill Pit Fire Hot Sauce. Perfect for game day or any gathering, this easy-to-make treat promises a spicy kick that will leave taste buds tingling.


Trash Can Nachos

Satisfy your cravings for something extraordinary with this recipe for Guy Fieri's Trash Can Nachos. Buckle up and get ready to experience the epic flavor explosion that Chef Tom shows you how to do.


Foods On A Stick: 

Grilled Pineapple Barbecue Chicken Skewers

Fire up the Yoder Smokers YS640s Pellet Grill and tantalize your taste buds with these succulent Grilled Pineapple BBQ Chicken Skewers. Enjoy a delicious Summer BBQ appetizer that everyone will love!


Grilled Veggie Skewers

Experience the smoky, char-grilled goodness of Chef Tom's recipe for Grilled Veggie Skewers! Enjoy this delicious, vegan-friendly recipe from your charcoal grill.


Something To Dip Into:

Black Eyed Pea Hummus

Indulge in the rich flavors of Southern comfort with this Black Eyed Pea Hummus recipe. Combining the earthiness of Rancho Gordo Black Eyed Peas with the aromatic depth of roasted garlic, this hummus is a delightful twist on the classic Middle Eastern dip.


Smoked Cream Cheese 4 Ways

Chef Tom knows the secret to smoked cream cheese perfection: the offset smoker! Enjoy delicious results, perfect smoke infusion and an experience you won't forget. Ready to discover the passion and flavor of smoked cream cheese? 


Fire Roasted Salsa

Fire up the Yoder Smokers YS480s Pellet Grill for a smoky-sweet, fire roasted salsa that will tantalize any palate! Join Chef Tom, as he shares his mouth-watering tips and techniques that makes this salsa the star of the party.


Fire Roasted Guacamole

Chef Tom breaks down an incredibly simple recipe for guacamole that takes the jalapeños out to the grill for some color and flavor before mixing everything up in a zip top bag.


Something For The Flavor:

Can be used to add more flavor to casseroles, soups, and dips…

Cold Smoked Cheeses

Chef Tom brings you his favorite technique for How to Cold Smoke Cheese on the Yoder Smokers YS640s Pellet Grill. This technique can be transferred to lots of other grills (Kamado Joe, Napoleon Gas Grill, Weber Kettle), and works just as well on cheese as it does on cured salmon, nuts and even fruits. Get creative!