Grill Power

June 24, 2020

Hey Grill Hey fans, do I have an announcement for you! It’s been a long time coming, but I’m beyond excited to announce the premier of my Food Network show: Grill Power!

Susie Bulloch poses against a railing on a farm in Lehi, Utah.

Grill Power on Food Network

That’s right. My own grilling show on Food Network is premiering THIS WEEK. If you’ve been following along with Hey Grill Hey these last 5 years, and you enjoy my recipes and videos, you’re going to love the show. It’s been a long time coming, and I can’t wait to continue to share my BBQ goodness with all of you.

The show features the same goals we focus on here at Hey Grill Hey, namely, helping you feed the people you love with good food so you can feel like a backyard BBQ hero. The show will bring you along with me as I cook good food for my family and friends.

Susie Bulloch arranges flowers on a frosted red velvet cake in her kitchen.

Episode One: Steak & Cake

In this special episode, my daughter, Autumn is turning 11 years old. Now in my family, we celebrate birthdays BBQ style, with a tradition I like to call “Steak & Cake.” We’re celebrating with giant Tomahawk ribeye steaks that are beyond impressive and will feed a birthday crowd. But that’s not all! Autumn’s favorites are on the menu, including grilled corn salad, candied sweet potato stacks, and her grandfather’s secret recipe for red velvet cake with ermine frosting.

This is a series you don’t want to miss! Tune in to Food Network this Saturday to hang with me and the fam and snag some amazing BBQ recipes, tips, and tricks as well.

A bowl of grilled corn salad on a countertop.

Grill Power with Susie Bulloch
Premiering Saturday, June 27 at 10:30 a.m. EST only on Food Network.

Grill Power Recipes

Here is a quick list of the recipes I cooked on the premiere episode! The red velvet cake was supposed to hit the Food Network site (so it isn’t on mine!) If they don’t release it soon, I’ll share it on my site. It has been heavily requested!

Reverse Seared Tomahawk Ribeyes Recipe
Resting Butter (posted with my New York Steak recipe)
Grilled Corn Salad with Chipotle Lime Dressing
Candied Sweet Potato Stacks 

And finally, my dad’s red velvet cake…. enjoy!!

Print Recipe
5 from 51 votes

Dad's Famous Red Velvet Cake

My dad's famous red velvet cake, as seen on my Food Network special Grill Power!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Cooling Time1 hr
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Red Velvet Cake
Servings: 12 people
Author: Susie Bulloch (heygrillhey.com)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 oz red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar

Ermine Frosting

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  • Preheat oven. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Make the Cake Batter. Cream the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Add the eggs, one at a time beating well. Mix together the dry ingredients and set aside. In a separate bowl, combine the buttermilk, vanilla and food coloring. Alternate adding the dry and wet ingredients to the creamed butter until conetely incorporated. Dissolve the soda in the vinegar and stir into the batter. Pour the batter into two 9-inch sprayed or buttered and floured cake pans. Bake in a preheated 350* oven for 30-35 minutes.
  • Prepare cake pans. Cut 2 rounds of parchment paper to fit inside 2 9-inch cake pans. Spray the pans with cooking oil and dust each with flour, shaking out any excess. Pour the cake batter evenly between the two pans.
  • Bake the red velvet cakes. Place each cake pan onto the center rack of your oven, close the door, and bake for 30-35 minutes, or until an internal thermometer reads 195-200 degrees F (this is the perfect baked temperature for moist cakes). Remove from the oven and cool completely before carefully turning the pans over and removing the cakes.
  • Make the Ermine Frosting. In a medium sized saucepan, heat the milk, flour, salt and sugar, over medium high heat. Bring to a boil while whisking consistently until the paste reaches the consistency of pudding. Set aside and let cool completely. In a mixing bowl, whip the butter until smooth and slightly lightened in color. Beat in the cooled milk mixture along with the vanilla. The frosting should puff up and become silky smooth.
  • Frost the cake. Place one cooled cake round down on your serving platter. Top with half of the frosting and smooth with a spatula. Place the second cake round centeres on top of the first. Top with the remaining frosting and decorate as desired.

 

If you enjoyed the episode, take to social media and tag Food Network asking for more #grillpower!

Keep on grilling!

-Susie

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144 thoughts on “Grill Power

  1. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! I am so very happy for you and I know your entire family is so proud and you already know I will be watching my favorite grilling girl! Grill Power or Girl Power you go girl!

  2. HEY, GRILL, HEY IS THE FIRST PLACE I GO WHEN LOOKING FOR A FRESH RECIPE OR ADVICE ON HOW TO GRILL UP A DELICIOUS MEAL.

  3. That’s awesome!!! I’m so happy for you and your family!!! Can’t wait to record and watch. My family and friends just love it when I make your grilled sweet potato chips for them. Would love to make more recipes on a new wood pellet grill!!!

  4. Congratulations you guys! It couldn’t be more well deserved. You’ve been a joy to have in the BBQ community for all these years. Can’t wait to see your show.

  5. We LOVE your recipes, we have tried at least 1 new one each week. The coleslaw, texas brisket and potato wedges have been our favorite. Just purchased the fit food e-book and excited to try some of those recipes.

  6. This is fantastic! I enjoy following you on facebook. Easy to follow steps and recipes that use basic pantry items. I’m new to this and you make all very simple. Thanks for that!

  7. I’m so excited for you !!!!!! You have taught me so much about pellet smoking. Congratulations to you and your family on the show !

  8. I am so excited to hear you finally got your own show!! It’s about time! Can’t wait to see it!! Only bad thing is now they’ll know my BBQ secrets .

  9. Susan and Todd,
    Congratulations on your new show. I watch the Food Network all the time. Hope all is well with you and your family.
    Bruce

  10. I can’t believe it took the Food Channel so long to sign you to your own series. I will watch them all. Congratulations

  11. My first Christmas prime rib was your recipe and it was delicious!! I continue to follow you on Instagram and try new recipes!!! Congratulations!!

  12. You know you are my BBQ rock star! John and I will be watching the new show as soon as we get back from Farmers Market. I only hope that one day I can be half the BBQ woman you are! Sending you the WARMEST of wishes!!
    ~Debbie

  13. Susie,

    This is so awesome and the plus for me is I am a Food Network JUNKIE!!! I have been following you for quite some time and am so happy for you!! You have earned this opportunity Fho Sho!! LUH LUH your reciepes and so excited about your new show!!! You are going to kill it move over Guy there’s a new sheriff in town!!

  14. Congratulations! I have used many of your recipes and shared them with my son who loves them also. This is so exciting for you. I will be watching this Saturday.

  15. CONGRATULATIONS SUSIE!!!!!
    Have been following you, watching your videos, using and sharing your recipes for many years now.
    So happy for you, Todd, your family and your wonderful sponsors. Would so much enjoy a Camp Chef pellet grill, especially with your products! Will be watching and recording faithfully.

  16. Congratulations! Perhaps the best BBQ/ Grill show out there! You make it easy to follow along and the love y’all have for good BBQing really brings it home!

  17. Can’t wait to see your show I’ve been following your Facebook page for years! Congrats! So excited!

  18. Congratulations! Will the episodes be posted on Youtube or Facebook for those of us who do not have access to Food Network?

  19. Congratulations, I felt you should have one the BBQ food network show last year. After seeing the series I went out picked up a smoker, and been a Food Network follower ever since. I have try many of your recipes. Thanks

  20. Congratulations. Will this show also be on youtube. Very proud of you. Keep up the great work. Your recipes has help me expand my menu for my bbq business

  21. This is GREAT news. Congratulations to you and your team! I’m excited to have something on FN besides G3. Love Guy, but looking forward to more BBQ specific shows and I love how you guys are relatable and your recipes are easy to produce and always result in favorites in our house.

    Already set up to record every episode.

    Congratulations once again!

  22. Congrats, I can’t wait to watch. My husband and I just love your receipts. We also love making them, and have enjoyed each and everyone of them.

  23. Can’t wait to watch!
    Congrats!
    On my schedule to try to catch every episode and hope I will be able to find the ones I miss.

  24. YOU GO GRILL FRIEND! Congratulations and best wishes for continued success. Thanks for all the great recipes over the years. We’ll be watching to get even moire of them!

  25. I am super excited and I love to grill out and you have shared some amazing recipes and I love smoking the brisket the most!

  26. Congrats – well deserved. You have been my “go-to” person for recipes, rubs, techniques, etc. via website or Youtube since I retired and purchased a RecTec pellet smoker. My entire family and BBQ friends follow you. We”l be setting our DVR’s to record the series!

  27. This site has never failed to make my food taste great. Thank you! Can’t wait for your show – setting up the DVR!

  28. Congratulations on the show!!! That is super exciting for you guys and we’ll be watching for sure! Thank you for sharing everything you do. We love all of your rub recipes and pretty much anything you post to try. What a well deserved reward for you guys. And, what an awesome giveaway! How did I not ever even know about the Camp Chef Pursuit? That looks like the perfect little smoker / grill for just about anything! Good luck with the show, can’t wait to see it!

  29. Congratulations!!!! How exciting and definitely very well deserved. I’ve already set my DVR to record the pilot episode and your series. Cant wait to watch it.

  30. Hello, just want to say your recipes are great, also remember you on the Barbecue Brawl. Also I enjoy following your tips on your page. Congratulations on your new show.

  31. So excited to see this. Was super excited watching you go head to head with Lee Ann Whippen in BBQ Brawl.

  32. Just saw the email about the wonderful opportunity to show and share with the rest of the world the many cooking talents and seasoning secrets you’ve shared with us on line.
    I’ll be watching like a proud PaPa!

  33. I’m so excited for ya & can’t wait for “Grill Power”! Me & my Grill/Smoker collection are definitely on your Team!

  34. I am so looking forward to this. You have taught me so much. You have worked so hard to be where you are now. Our Heavenly Father is blessing you for how you live your life. I just know He is watching over you and your family. I will be praying for you and your family. I have already set my recorder to tape every show. I am so happy and excited for you my friend. Go with God.

  35. Yeah a new show that I will love watching. I have been a subscriber of yours for years and love the recipe’s I have tried. My parents love it too and your rub is their all time favorite and always making a grill dish 1 way or another

  36. Can’t wait, you deserve your own show.
    Was bummed when you came in 2nd place on the BBQ Cook off.
    Show them how it’s done.

  37. you, always make grilling and preparing food look so simple and delicious. I will definitely be watching your show every Saturday. Congrats on the new show.

  38. Congratulations! I have been using your recipes since my brother, Kurt Smith (@diamondkkurt instagram) told me about you a few years back. I watched you in the BBQ competition show and thought you would be one of the next to get your own show. Blessings on the new adventure!

  39. Congrats! This will be something worth watching! I’m done with the news and have been avoiding the TV, but will Definitely watch your show! Good luck.

  40. Really looking forward to seeing your show! I have looked at others and found that they are sometimes vague and then they go to extremes. It will be refreshing to have access to a show that is informative and simple to follow. Smoke on!!

  41. A great example of an awesome small business! Good Luck with your future! Your friends and followers from Arizona!

  42. Well deserved! You have proven your ability to us, now show a much wider audience what they’ve been missing. Good luck to you!

  43. Great news Susie, you are the 1st web site I started following 2 yrs. ago when I got my 1st smoker.
    Congratulations and best of luck.

  44. I’m very happy for you! You have earned it. I am looking forward to watching your show and learning more tips and recipes for smoking and grilling.

  45. Excited to see this show. I am sort of a newbie to grilling and bought a smoker last year, so really new to that medium. Love grilled food and love seeing woman who really know what they’re doing and can help us who don’t!

  46. Watching and enjoying your 1st show right now. Came here looking for recipe measurements for the cake. Didn’t know about you before but looks interesting. Wow, those tomahawk steaks are amazing!
    Best of luck to you and your family.

  47. I just watched it! I’m disappointed though because they don’t have your recipes from the show online yet? Will they be posted? I want to make the sweet potato stacks and also the grilled corn salad! You did awesome and I look forward to future shows!

  48. Just watched the pilot and loved it! Question: can I find the red velvet recipe anywhere? In the episode it doesn’t state how much flour, cocoa powder and salt to mix together. Thanks!

  49. https://heygrillhey.com/grill-power/

    Hello. I watched your “Steak and Cake” episode and loved it!
    In spite of the main course recipes and technique’s, I was intrigued by the Red Velvet cake and icing. Is there some where I can find your recipes to this Episode 1?
    Please let me know.
    Thank you.
    Kim

  50. I watched your show this morning and followed you on FB. I will look for other sites to follow you on!! I LOVED YOUR SHOW!!! FANTASTIC!! You have a beautiful family! I can’t wait to try your recipes and watch all your shows!! Congratulations!

  51. Please share the red velvet cake recipe! Want to make it today after seeing your great show and it isn’t in food network! Loved the pilot!!! Going to get the steaks now

  52. I just happened to be flipping through the tv channels today when I came across your show. I will be honest and say that this was the first time I had heard of you but you now have a loyal follower. I can’t wait to try your recipes!! Best of luck to you, your family and your new tv show!!
    P.S. It would be nice if you mentioned once or twice during your show where people can find the recipes your are making. That way people don’t have to try and frantically write down recipes as you are making them. If you don’t, then at least say the amount as you are making a recipe or else have ingredients and amounts listed on the tv screen.

  53. Love the show-I’m a new fan!
    Question: Will you be sharing the Red Velvet Cake and Ermine frosting? It looks amazing!
    Thanks

  54. Congratulations on your show! Saw it this AM , love seeing the beautiful Utah mountains- as I’m born/ raised there but live in Hawaii – plan to try every single recipe! Thank you for sharing your family story along with your recipes… mahalo

  55. First time to your blog, tuned in to your show this morning and loved it! I hope to see more of you on Food Network!

  56. What fun! I was watching the Food Network this morning and your show came on. Great to see my beloved Wasatch Mountains in your backyard. I spent my childhood in Pleasant Grove. Your food looked delicious! Just a tidbit…you said Footloose was filmed at the mill in Lehi, actually it was filmed at the old Geneva plant that used to be in Vineyard before it was torn down….my Dad worked there for many years. Good luck on your new venture!!

  57. Great first episode. We are trying the candied sweet potato stacks tonight. And I’m definitely going to start using your butter trick under the finished steak while it rests. I love that you grilled over charcoal and not on a pellet grill. The only way to go. Have you ever considered trading out the Weber kettle to a PK Grill. They are the Cadillac of charcoal grills. Unmatched heat retention and longevity. Keep up the great work.

  58. We LOVED your first episode, and needless to say – the DVR is programmed so we don’t miss any! Congratulations, and you were the perfect food show hostess!

  59. As someone who’s tasted Susie’s cooking first hand back before Hey Grill, Hey was even a thought, I’m sooooo excited to see this! Hands down Susie is the best. Bring on more fooooooooooood!

  60. Stumbled across your show and in 5 mins I set my DVR to record all your shows. Your Red Velvet cake recipe reminds me of how a dear friend from Guam used to make her’s, right down to the frosting.

  61. We loved your show Susie and can’t wait to watch more!! You were fantastic and your food looks to die for. After we watched, my son requested the Red Velvet Cake! I made it today and can’t wait to try, it is beautiful…but I had to look up another recipe for Ermine frosting because your instructions were confusing. I started it your way and added the sugar to the stove mixture…which I don’t think is right so I threw it out and started over making it with no sugar. You cream the sugar with the butter. Then in your instructions there was no place to add the vanilla – so I referenced a different recipe and saw to add it after you remove your pudding mixture from the stove. Hope this helps someone else or you can update it.

    1. Hey Stephani- You are totally correct! There was a misprint in the recipe card referencing sugar twice. I’ve updated it with how I make the frosting. I’m so sorry!

  62. My husband and I happened to be watching Food Network last weekend when your show premiered and we loved it! Woke up to watch it today and it’s not on. Do you know when your next episode will air? ❤️

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