Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible

The World’s Best Hot Dog

This is a true story. My grandfather, Sam Raichlen (known to all by his nickname “Dear”), loved food like a man possessed. His last food request was for a hot dog—but no ordinary dog. See his “Dear” dog recipe.

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A Creamy Co-Star to Share

I suggest we get rid of the term “side dish” and talk about “co-stars.” A first-rate barbecue dinner requires that equal care and skill be given to everything that is served with the meat.

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Science of the Smoke Ring

Ever wonder how to create that killer smoke ring? You’ll find the answer within the science of the meat itself.

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Pick Up a Few E-Cookbooks

This month only, you can get four of my e-books for under $10 total. Check out this deal!

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Live-Fire Kebabs

Get the best advice on kebabs from live fire expert Paula Marcoux, author of Cooking with Fire. And enter to win a copy of the book.

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Recipes and Crowd Favorites


From the BBQ Blog

Battle of the Hibachis

It’s the antithesis of the modern North American stainless steel super grill (you know, that propane-fired monster with multiple heat zones, infrared sear station and industrial strength rotisserie). But when it comes to providing maximum grilling efficiency in minimal space, few grills can beat its direct, concentrated, blast-furnace heat. It’s the compact Japanese-style tabletop grill...

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The World’s Best Hot Dog

A Creamy Co-Star to Share

The Science of the Smoke Ring



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