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Summertime and cookouts go hand in hand and most people have plans to either throw a barbecue or attend one at some point during the summer months. Whether it’s barbecue or grilling, one thing’s for sure, it’s truly an American pastime. Technically, what most of us think of as barbecue is actually grilling, that’s if you’re a die hard barbecue fan. The art of barbecue usually refers to cooking meat at a very low temperature for a long period of time, which also involves basting and/or smoking of some kind. The term barbecue can also refer to a gathering of friends and family to celebrate good food, good times and companionship. Who doesn’t love a good barbecue get-together in the summertime?
Cookbooks Featuring BBQ and Grilling Recipes
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Hall of Famer and Chicago icon Frank Thomas shares his passion for grilling and cooking with baseball fans everywhere for the first time.
Grilling is perhaps as essential and synonymous with American culture as baseball itself, and Frank Thomas is ready to share all of his home run recipes. Whether you're looking for barbecue basics or grilling greatness, these sizzling steaks, slow-cooked smoked ribs, and mouthwatering burgers are sure to please every palate, from healthy fare to hearty indulgences.
Meathead : The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling by Meathead Goldwyn
The founder and editor behind AmazingRibs.com provides a definitive guide to understanding the science behind barbecuing and grilling, explaining how marinades work, the importance of digital thermometers, how to calibrate a grill or smoker, along with 118 delicious recipes.
Weber's New American Barbecue : A Modern Spin on the Classics by Jamie Purviance
From the definitive name in grilling comes an all-new, unmatched collection celebrating the rich history as well as new techniques and innovations in American barbecue—from low-and-slow Southern ribs cooked in decades-old BBQ pits to new techniques and flavors from its largest urban centers.
But wait, there's more ... the Library has many more great books and eBooks to help you plan your next grilling adventure this summer and beyond.
Grilling / Outdoor Cooking - Print
Grilling / Outdoor Cooking - eBooks
Looking for even more ways to expand your outdoor cooking skills?
Try using the following subject terms or keywords when searching the library catalog:
- Outdoor Cooking
- Seasonal Cooking
- Tailgate Parties