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.
A comprehensive guide from barbecue guru Michael H. Stines, including 280 recipes.
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. Start Media Reviews.
About the Author
MICHAEL H. STINES, Ph.B., is a resident of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and is a senior editor for the Fiery Foods & BBQ Super Site. A professional chef, he has served as a certified BBQ judge and table captain at some of the largest competitions in the world including the Jack Daniel's World BBQ Competition and the American Royal as well as international competitions. He is one of 24 people in the world to be conferred a Doctorate in Barbeque Philosophy degree by the Kansas City Barbeque Society. His website is www.CapeCodBarbecue.com.
“A major reference work for the serious barbecuer and griller.” —James B. O'Malley, Fiery Foods & BBQ Magazine