BBQ Recipes from The Alisal & Big Green Egg

If you have never seen a Big Green Egg before, the sight may come as a surprise. These large, green, bumpy looking spheres aren’t pods from an alien universe, they are the latest in state-of-the-art grilling technology. The Ranch is pleased to have partnered with the makers of the Big Green Egg grills and The Alisal’s Executive Chef, Anthony Endy, is already putting them to good use. He is grilling, smoking and even baking up some mouthwatering treats for our lucky guests. The Big Green Egg Company was founded in 1974, by American entrepreneur Ed Fisher, who over the years, has refined an ancient cooking technology that traces its origins to the Chinese Qin Dynasty.

Below you will find a tasty “how to” video on ways you can use your own Big Green Egg. Stay tuned for more videos and recipes as Chef Anthony Endy shares his secrets for grilling this summer.


Shrimp Skewers — Alisal Style

Watch as Chef Endy takes simple ingredients, grilled in state-of-the-art Big Green Egg cookers and turns them into a Western feast. You can almost taste the plump grilled shrimp and smoky sausage and Chef Endy makes it look easy.

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Bistro Chocolate Cake

In this video you will get step-by-step directions for creating dessert perfection, using Big Green Egg cookers, quality ingredients and some time honored outdoor cooking methods. The result is a dense, delicious, chocolaty treat that would feel right at home in a fine Parisian restaurant.

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Smoked Beef Ribs

WARNING: If you do not want to develop a craving for tender, juicy, grilled beef ribs please do not watch this video. For all others enjoy! You will learn the tips and tricks for creating flavorful delicious ribs using Chef Endy’s recipe and the Big Green Egg. Learn it all, from the cut of meat and the special seasonings, to the ingredients in the scrumptious finishing glaze. In no time, you too can cook up smokin’ good ribs like a grill master!

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