Alfresco’s Signature Taste Grill Box : a Recipe

April 12, 2024

Are you ready to take your outdoor cooking to the next level? If so, then you’ll want to hear about the innovative feature offered by Alfresco Grills: the Signature Taste grill box. This patented technology is a game-changer for grill enthusiasts who crave that unmistakable smoky flavor in their dishes.

The difference

What sets the Signature Taste grill box apart is its ingenious design, seamlessly integrated into Alfresco Grills. This little box allows you to infuse your culinary creations with the rich, aromatic essence of wood smoke. Whether you’re grilling meats, vegetables, or seafood, adding wood chips to the grill box imparts a delicious smokiness that elevates the flavor profile of your dishes to new heights.

Imagine the tantalizing aroma of hickory or mesquite wafting through the air as your favorite ingredients sizzle on the grill. With the Signature Taste grill box, you have the power to customize your cooking experience and unleash your creativity in the great outdoors.

Smoked Orange Old Fashioned

But the magic doesn’t stop there. One unexpected delight of the Signature Taste grill box is its ability to transform ordinary fruits, like oranges, into smoky culinary masterpieces. Yes, you read that right – you can smoke oranges on your grill!

Smoked oranges are a revelation, boasting a unique combination of sweet, tangy, and smoky flavors that will delight your taste buds. Here’s how to do it:


  • Oranges
  • Wood chips (hickory or mesquite recommended)


  1. Soak your wood chips in water for at least 30 minutes to ensure they produce a steady stream of smoke.
  2. Cut the oranges in half and remove any seeds.
  3. Place the soaked wood chips in the Signature Taste grill box of your Alfresco Grill.
  4. Preheat your grill to medium heat.
  5. Once the grill reaches the desired temperature, place the orange halves directly on the grill grates, cut side down.
  6. Close the grill lid and let the oranges smoke for about 15-20 minutes, or until they have a slightly charred appearance.
  7. Remove the smoked oranges from the grill and let them cool for a few minutes before serving.

Now that you’ve mastered the art of smoking oranges, it’s time to put them to good use in a delicious cocktail recipe. Introducing the Smoked Orange Old Fashioned:


  • 2 oz bourbon or rye whiskey
  • 1/4 oz simple syrup
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Smoked orange slice (for garnish)
  • Ice cubes


  1. In a mixing glass, combine the bourbon or rye whiskey, simple syrup, and Bitters.
  2. Fill the mixing glass with ice cubes and stir the ingredients until well-chilled.
  3. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice.
  4. Garnish with a smoked orange slice.
  5. Serve and enjoy your Smoked Orange Old Fashioned!

With Alfresco Grills’ Signature Taste grill box, the possibilities for outdoor cooking adventures are endless. Whether you’re grilling up savory steaks or experimenting with smoked fruits for cocktails, this innovative feature will elevate every meal to a whole new level of deliciousness. So fire up your grill, get creative, and prepare to impress your friends and family with your newfound culinary prowess. Happy grilling!