Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible

Appetizers

Jalapeño Poppers (Cheese-Stuffed, Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Peppers)

Size matters—at least when it comes to jalapeños. If using my Best of Barbecue Chile Pepper Roasting Rack, feel free to bring it to the supermarket so you can select […]

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The Real Turkish Shish Kebab

Contrary to American versions of the dish, Turkish shish kebab rarely comes with vegetables on the same skewer as the meat. Rather, the vegetables are grilled on separate skewers, so […]

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Planked Camembert with Chutney

If you’re like millions of American grilling fanatics, you might have made planked salmon. What you may not realize is how handy a plank can be when it comes to […]

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Smoked Corn Salsa with Chips

Sometimes the difference between good and extraordinary lies in a whiff of wood smoke. Consider this salsa: You start with the usual ingredients—ripe summer tomatoes, sweet onions, jalapeños—plus one offbeat […]

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Farm Stand Salad

Maybe you like to shop at farm stands and farmers’ markets. (You should.) Maybe your significant other likes to shop at farm stands and you go along for the ride. […]

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A New Shrimp Cocktail

I’ve never understood the popularity of the conventional shrimp cocktail. After all, boiling is the worst way to cook shrimp—it removes, not adds, flavor and produces a rubbery texture. And […]

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Bacon-Grilled Dates

Photo by Flickr user Bing The sweet, salty contrast of fruit, bacon, and nuts is an irresistible combination, especially when the almonds are smoked.

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