Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible

Fruits

Smoke-Roasted Apple Crisp

One way of savoring apples is as an apple crisp with a buttery, bubbling granola and brown sugar topping.

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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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Smoke-Roasted Berry Crisp

We make some version of this smoke-scented crisp all summer long. We start with strawberries (and often rhubarb) in May. In late June we use peaches. In July and August […]

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Cherry Lambic Barbecue Sauce

This sauce offers a triple whammy of lush fruit flavor — from whole cherries, cherry preserves, and cherry beer. In the best of all worlds, you’d use fresh cherries, pitted […]

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Apricot-Orange Sauce

Five stars here, orange soda, orange zest, orange juice, orange marmalade, and orange liqueur, are joined by apricots to deepen the flavor, while lemon juice adds a piquant touch. Try […]

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Preserved Lemons

A staple in Moroccan cuisine, preserved lemons deliver a high voltage wallop to any dish to which you add them. Traditionally, they’d be pickled for several weeks. Here’s a quick […]

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Pineapple Salsa

This “salsa” is actually a sort of fruit salad, but it does contain the quintessential salsa ingredients, lime juice and jalapeño peppers. The jalapeños are certainly unexpected, but they have […]

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Cinnamon Grilled Peaches

One of my favorite ways to pump up a kebab’s flavor is to use an herb or spice as a skewer. Lemongrass and rosemary are both very good for this. […]

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Fire-Roasted Apples

Once you master the concept of indirect grilling, you can grill pretty much anything you once baked in the oven. Even baked apples.

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