Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible

Breads and Pizza

Smoky Dutch Pancake

This cousin of the popover and Yorkshire pudding puffs dramatically on a hot grill.

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Three-Grain Pizza Dough

This dough owes its earthy flavor to the use of three different types of flour: white flour, rye flour, and stone-ground cornmeal.

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Grilled Pizza

Photo by Rob Baas Grilled pizza was popularized by George Germon and Johanne Killeen at their restaurant Al Forno in Providence, Rhode Island. The couple had the brainstorm to toss […]

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Catalan Tomato Bread (Pa Amb Tomaquet)

My first meal in Barcelona — at the venerable Los Caracoles restaurant in the medieval quarter — began with this simple bread appetizer, and scarcely a day went by when […]

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Yorkshire Pudding on the Grill

You can cook this pudding on the grill while the meat rests before you carve it.

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Grilled Quesadillas

Ten years ago, few North Americans had ever heard of quesadillas. Now, we can’t seem to live without them. These Mexican grilled cheese “sandwiches” (tortillas sandwiched with chilies and cheese) […]

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Sesame Pita Chips

The flat hearth-baked bread we know as pita has been a staple in Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, and Balkan food cultures for millennia. Not only is it great for sandwiches, but […]

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Grilled Garlic Bread Fingers

These slender bread strips—nice and garlicky—make a perfect munchie while you’re waiting for more substantial fare to cook. Cutting the bread into fingers maximizes the surface area, ensuring even crusting […]

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Mexican Grilled Quesadillas (The Casa Oaxaca’s Tlayudas)

You won’t be able to reproduce these exactly, not unless you’re willing to make corn tortillas, refried beans, and salsa pasilla from scratch. (The latter is a fragrant, moderately spicy […]

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Bacon, Onion, and Potato Pizzas

The flammekueche of Alsace is the inspiration for this curious pizza. But the earthy garnish of bacon, onion, and potatoes would be at home at Providence’s Al Forno. For the […]

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Pizza Dough

This dough is exceedingly easy to make, but it may be wetter than you’re used to. The easiest way to make it is in an electric stand mixer fitted with […]

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