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Backyard Grilling & Barbecuing With Al & Matt

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Fire up the grill and master an array of flavor-packed recipes — from steaks to seafood and more — alongside your favorite TODAY personalities.

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Join TODAY’s Al Roker and award-winning chef Matt Abdoo for a one-of-a-kind cooking experience made in partnership with TODAY. In this class, Al and Matt bring you 10 of their favorite grilling and BBQ recipes that are perfect for busy weeknights or backyard entertaining. Along the way, get pro tips and tricks for standout steaks, seafood and more.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Burger Night
Al kicks off class with a juicy pork and turkey burger topped with an apple-lime Asian slaw. Then Matt shows you how to make his award-winning Pig Beach burger, homemade BBQ seasoning, tangy signature sauce, and quick refrigerator pickles, the ultimate summer grilling condiment.
2. Seafood Standouts
3. Ultimate Steak
4. Grill to Plate in 30 Minutes
5. Amazing Ribs

Recommended with this class

  • Gas or charcoal grill
  • Standard grilling and kitchen tools: Heat-proof spatula, mixing bowls, measuring cups and spoons, whisk

Taught by

Al Roker & Matt Abdoo
Al Roker & Matt Abdoo
Al Roker is the weather and feature anchor on NBC News’ "TODAY." Since July 2009, he has been co-host of the Weather Channel’s morning show "Wake Up With Al." Matt Abdoo is the award-winning chef and owner of Pig Beach and Pig Bleecker barbecue restaurants in New York City, and a frequent guest on "TODAY."

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