MASTERING BARBECUE: TONS OF RECIPES, GREAT TIPS, NEAT TECHNIQUES, & INDISPENSIBLE KNOW-HOW
Author: Michael H. Stines
Publisher: BANTAM (BDD)/RANDOM HOUSE, Mar 2005
A comprehensive guide from bbq guru Michael H. Stines, including 280 recipes; with fun & flavor! Includes rubs, sauces, mops & marinades. 8x10 inches, 224 pgs.
Anything that can be cooked inside the kitchen can be cooked outside with more fun and more flavor. For beginning backyard cooks, mediocre smokers, or grilling pros, Mastering Barbecue is the primer for introducing barbecue into one?s culinary repertoire. Compiling more than a decade?s worth of recipes and expertise from veteran grill masters, professional chefs, and barbecue enthusiasts from around the country, barbecue guru Michael Stines packs a whole lot more than just marinades into this comprehensive handbook. He gives beginners the basics on selecting ingredients and tools; teaches intermediate cooks detailed techniques for choosing, preparing, and finishing consistently good dishes; and throws in a few surprises for the seasoned pit master that?ll turn great barbecue into championship-quality eats.
* The collected wisdom and shared secrets of down-in-the-trenches pit masters.
* Featuring tips and advice for choosing utensils, equipment, and fuels; a glossary of terms; a shopping guide; and precise per-pound temperature and smoke-time charts.
* Includes more than 100 recipes for rubs, sauces, mops, and marinades; all the classics for beef, pork, ribs, poultry, seafood, and vegetables; plus a fascinating history of regional cooking styles.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
?A major reference work for the serious barbecuer and griller.? ?James B. O?Malley, Fiery Foods & BBQ Magazine
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Michael H. Stines is a resident of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and serves as executive editor for The BBQer magazine. A former executive chef, he is the author of Food with an Attitude, is a regular columnist for the National Barbecue News, and has judged numurous national barbecue competitions.