Grill This!

Grill This!

Longtime Radio host Jim Salmon and Radio Producer Matt Wilson team up to talk grilling, BBQ and Craft Beer


November 4, 2023 78 mins
Asian inspired ribs, Hungarian peppers halved and stuffed with crab, cheese blend and bacon, and heavy fruited sours? Sounds like a delicious episode of Grill this to me. Jim, Matt, food, beer. Need we say more?
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The weather is getting colder but the smoker is still hot! On this episode of Grill This, Jim serves up a delicious smoked strip steak roast. And Fall is in full season, so Matt brings some delicious Autumn themed beers including the first pumpkin beer on Grill This of the season. Meat and beer.. can you think of anything better?
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After a little break the boys are back and better than ever. Habanero pulled pork slow cooked in a dutch oven? Yes please! A dessert style butternut squash? Hell yeah! Oktoberfest and Scotch Ale beers? Ummm, yes! And, of course, the usual fun and laughs. You're not going to want to miss this one!
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September 10, 2023 84 mins
Matt and Jim are back and the fellas are thinking about falling. Matt Brings some fall themed beers and Jim warms it up with his version of Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings. How does his version compare to traditional Jerk Wings? Listen to find out!

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September 2, 2023 79 mins
The Flour City Brewers Fest is one of the biggest, best and longest running craft beer festivals in the Rochester NY area. The festival is a brewer focused craft beer event that gives people the opportunity to try new and exciting beers and meet the people who make them. Jim, Matt and Tim Misak from the Salmon Ranch Cowboy Cooking Show join the patrons and the brewers to raise a glass to the hand-crafted beer and beverage industry ...
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August 13, 2023 105 mins
This is one of Matt Wilson's favorite festivals. It's New York State's Original & Longest-Running Women & Craft Beer Festival! From Upstate NY to NYC, and all over the nation,Drink Like a Girl works with the best craft breweries in the USA (both large and small), creating events around craft beer and women empowerment! Drink Like a Girl was created to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote, championed a me...
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August 7, 2023 86 mins
Jim and Matt continue their focus on Summer with some delicious appetizers and summer beers! Jim Serves up some amazing seasoned shrimp skewers and stuffed Jalapeño peppers. Matt brings some cold and flavorful beers from Fifth Frame, Froth and others. Sit back, enjoy the sunshine, sip a cold one and check out this latest episode of Grill This!
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July 26, 2023 81 mins
When a pulled pork sandwich is done right it can be one of the best sandwiches ever. And in this episode, Jim knocks it out of the park! Jim smokes a park butt for 20 hours until it melts off the bone. He pairs it with smoked stuffed Hungarian peppers. Of course, Matt brings some excellent beers to pair with this delicious meal. And the guys talk about why you shouldn't give up on grilling even after an epic fail. Food is eaten, be...
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July 15, 2023 85 mins
As you know, Matt and Jim are not afraid to try different foods on Grill This! Jim serves up some familiar main dishes, Loaded crispy potato skins and ultra stuffed bacon wrapped chicken breasts. For desert, a local farmer drops off some chocolate covered roast garlic. Yes, you read that right. Thank goodness Matt brings summer delicious summertime beers to wash everything down. You definitely want to check this one out!
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July 5, 2023 103 mins
The New York State Craft Brewers Festival returned to Buffalo Canalside. More than 55 breweries from every region of the state participated in the festival. Matt and Jim were there to speak with the brewers, the Patrons and the organizers of the festival. Patrons enjoyed beer, food, paintball and even hatchet throwing! You don't want to miss this episode!
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June 30, 2023 85 mins
This Podcast has summer BBQ written all over it! Jim pulls out all the stops with smoked beef ribs, homemade potato salad, and a scratch made cherry and strawberry pie! And Makes brings the summer beers including a Key Lime Pie Sour battle between Resurgence and Stoneyard brewing. Find out how Jim made the feast and who wins the beer battle on a brand new episode of Grill This!
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June 13, 2023 75 mins
With Jim on location, Matt and the rest of the Grill This! Podcast team attended the11th annual Rochester Real Beer Expo. And , as advertised, it was bigger and better than ever before! The Expo was held at Innovative Field, home of the Rochester Red Wings! The event is put on by the Business Association of the South Wedge Area (BASWA). The festival was huge this year with 65 breweries, cideries, kombucha producers, and other craft...
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June 6, 2023 77 mins
Matt and Jim received a wonderful suprise delivery. The original Orion Cooker! The Orion Cooker Uses 100% indirect heat to create a convection current. This means there is absolutely no cooking maintenance with drastically reduced cook times. Jim and Matt talk about how it works and the different varities Orion cookers. Plus, Jim serves up bacon wrapped asparagus, dipped in honey and butter layered with 4 cheese parmesan and Jalape...
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May 30, 2023 13 mins
On this episode, Matt and Jim are slinging the sauce and handing out samples at Food Towne supermarket in North Chili, NY. It just so happens that Abby from Dogfish Head and Sam Adams is slinging craft beer and handing out samples right across from them. Craft beer and food? I'm sure you can guess what happens next!
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May 19, 2023 77 mins
On this episode Jim prepares a favorite appetizer with a twist, Smoked Crispy Loaded Potato Skins! And Matt pairs them with a variety of beers, including a dill pickle flavored beer from K2. Also, Matt and Jim list the best grills in America!
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May 11, 2023 88 mins
On this episode, Jim and Matt are joined by Juan, Maria, and Ben Contreras of Juan and Maria's Empanada Stop. The Contreras family are natives of Chile and have two locations. The original one at the Rochester Public Market, and the newest at Market Place Mall which is owned run by Ben. The discuss how Juan and Maria's started and how ownership has transition over to Ben. They also bring an assortment of Empanadas and other goodi...
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May 7, 2023 70 mins
On this episode of Grill This, Jim prepares another Jim Salmon original, Salmon Ranch Chicken Roll Ups. It's made with thinly sliced Chicken breasts and stuffed with a bunch of amazing ingredients. And Matt decides to bring some beers that are not your normal everyday beers. Food is eaten, beer is consumed, and fun is had.
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April 24, 2023 76 mins
Quality meats equals quality grilling and quality meals. The best cuts of meat always come from a local butcher. Jim and Matt sit down and chat with one of newer and most talented Butchers around, Michael Buirch, the owner of Burich's Custom Cuts in Brockport NY. Jim tries to impress him with his slow smoked short ribs and Matt introduces him to the world of craft beer. Food is eaten, beer is drunk, and fun is had. Make sure you ch...
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April 16, 2023 83 mins
Have you ever had a day of enjoying craft beers a little too much causing you a little misery the next morning? Well Jim and Matt, of course, wouldn't know anything about that, but they can help cure what ails you. It's the hangover special! Jim prepares a dish made from Easter dinner leftovers, Matt brings beers that say the warm weather is back, and the boys discuss the best places in the county for hangovers. So grab a Bloody Ma...
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April 6, 2023 76 mins
Imagine if there was a company that worked with a diverse range of local restaurants to carefully design dinners that best showcase a particular cuisine. Well there is! The company is called Nominate Foods and Matt and Jim are joined by one of its founders, Chris Lindtrom. Chris brings some delicious foods from diverse cuisines of the world from eateries located locally. He shares his experience with food, drink and his work as a f...
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