Best Meats to Grill: Pederson's Guide to a Flavorful Summer

Best Meats to Grill: Pederson's Guide to a Flavorful Summer

Most people agree that summer-although it’s hot out-is the perfect time for grilling. Maybe you are a seasoned grill master looking for inspiration for the season, or maybe you are a grilling newcomer. Either way, we have some grilling options and tips that we hope will help make this summer the perfect grilling season for you! 

Classic Cuts for the Grill

  1. Pederson's Uncured Beef Hot Dogs: What could be more classic than a hot dog? Made with 100% grass-fed beef and free of lactose, gluten, and sugar our uncured beef hot dogs are a summer grilling staple. 
  2. Pederson's Pork Boneless Thick-Cut Chops: These chops are some of the tenderest, most juicy chops out there, and they’re perfect for grilling. They are all-natural, and come from pork that is humanely raised and vegetarian fed. 
  3. Pederson's No Sugar Added Double Smoked Bratwurst: These sausages are bursting to the seams with smoked flavor. Grill them up and enjoy with your favorite cold beverage of choice.*

*Available in-store only. Check out our store locator to find a retailer near you.

Unique Options for Adventurous Grillers

  1. Pederson's Old World Kielbasa: This sausage has a robust but mild flavor that the whole family will love. Grill it whole or slice it into rounds and serve alongside grilled vegetables for a flavorful meal.
  2. Pederson's No Sugar Added Green Chili and Cheese Sausage: These sausages are perfect for those who want a sausage with just the right amount of kick. And the combination of cheese with the green chilis is a perfect pair. 
  3. Pederson's No Sugar Added Cherry Chipotle Sausage: For a sweet and spicy twist, try our cherry chipotle sausage made with pork, cherries, and chipotle peppers. Grill them up and serve with a refreshing summer slaw for a unique and flavorful meal.

Tips for Grilling Success

  1. Preheat your grill: Ensure even cooking by preheating your grill for at least 10-15 minutes before adding your meat.
  2. Choose the right cooking method: Use direct heat for thinner cuts of meat and indirect heat for thicker cuts or items that require longer cooking times.
  3. Keep a clean grill: Clean your grill grates before and after each use to prevent sticking and ensure even cooking.
  4. Let meat rest before and after grilling: Allow meat to come to room temperature before grilling, and let it rest for a few minutes after cooking to allow the juices to redistribute.
  5. Use a meat thermometer: Ensure your meat is cooked to the proper internal temperature by using a meat thermometer to check for doneness.

(Keep in mind that many of our products are fully cooked, so avoid over cooking!)

The products listed above are just a few of the high-quality meats that Pederson's offers that would be good for grilling. By choosing the right cuts and following our grilling tips, you'll be able to create flavorful, memorable meals for your family and friends all summer long. 

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