Fire Up The Grill With These Summer Recipes!

For us, summer has always been synonymous with grilling and cook-outs. We love nothing more than gathering together on a perfect summer night, with family, good friends, good food and of course, good cocktails! Summer also brings one of our favorite holidays to celebrate together - the 4th of July - symbolic and important in so many ways - especially since it is the unofficially Official Grilling Holiday! Ribs with homemade Pappy & Company Barbecue sauce have always been our 4th of July Tradition. They are a messy family favorite and our mouths are already watering in anticipation!

Our Pappy & Company Barbecue sauce is one of the many ways we have found to use our Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup and Barrel-aged Pepper Sauce . They are a flavorful addition to some of our favorite marinades and sauces that are so versatile they work with just about anything you could want to grill! We are excited to share with you a few of our go-to marinades for grilling - for ribs, chicken, pork tenderloin, salmon, and more - that are perfect for summer, but so good you’ll use them all year. So tuck in those napkins, fire up those grills, and have a safe, Happy and delicious 4th of July!

4th of July Ribs with Pappy & Company Barbecue Sauce:

For the Ribs:

  • 4 racks of Ribs
  • Seasoning salt

For the Pappy & Company Barbecue Sauce:

Pat Ribs dry, sprinkle with seasoning salt and Either smoke at 250 for 6 hours or you can put in the oven tightly wrapped in foil (on a baking sheet) and bake at 275 for 3-4 hours (until the meat falls off the bone). 
Finish on the grill with Pappy & Company BBQ Sauce. Can marinate until ready to grill or brush on several times while grilling to heat through and crisp up.


Pappy & Company Marinade 
perfect for meat, especially pork tenderloin or chicken


  • 1 1/2 tbsps Pappy & Company Maple Syrup
  • 1 tbsp Minced Shallot
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp whole grain mustard or dijon
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 clove chopped garlic
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • large pinch salt 


Add all ingredients except the olive oil to a jar and shake vigorously. Then add olive oil and shake again until well combined. Use this marinade on your favorite grilling option and cook to your enjoyment! 


Pappy & Company Asian Marinade
perfect for Salmon, or for a flavorful vegetarian option - use for grilled tofu or cauliflower!


Optional additions: Pappy & Company Pepper Sauce, Sriracha, or red pepper flakes, ginger, orange juice.


Whisk together ingredients and use as a marinade for cooking and/or drizzle on after grilling for extra flavor.