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FINAL COUNTDOWN – PLANET BARBECUE

FINAL COUNTDOWN - PLANET BARBECUE    Here, Steven demonstrates using a chimney starter. Photographer Penny de los Santos, A.J. Mindermann, and Steven reunite in Steven's backyard for one final photo shoot for Planet Barbecue. r  Penny gets in close.    A white backdrop makes the Weber kettle grill stand out.    A.J. and Steven.

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Congratulations to Big Green Egg

Congratulations to Big Green Egg Kudos to original Egg man, Ed Fisher, and all our friends at BGE on their new book, The Big Green Egg Cookbook. The Egg has built up a cult-like following over the year. If you've ever been to one of their Egg-tober Fests, you know what I mean. Their new book is available exclusively at Big Green Egg dealers from now through June. Here's Big Green Egg founder Ed Fisher with the rotund ceramic kamado cooker that made...

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Dispatches from the Planet Barbecue test kitchen

Dispatches from the Planet Barbecue test kitchen So what does it take to write a book like Planet Barbecue? Well, obviously, lots of travel. And lots of recipe testing. Every recipe in the book is tested multiple time by our commando team of recipe testers, Nancy Loseke and A.J. Minderman. Here's a salt crusted tri-tip grilled Montevideo-style--smoked with an oak log. And Vietnamese duck spit roasted with lemon grass and honey.

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Meet the newest member of our barbecue community!

Meet the newest member of our barbecue community! Introducing Ella Francesca Berthin (Steven's new granddaughter). Age: 3-1/2 months. Favorite dish: milk (accompanied by the spatchcock chicken with truffle butter under the skin pictured above) Favorite book: The Barbecue Bible Best piece of advice: Use tongs, not a barbecue fork, so you don't puncture the meat when you turn it.

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Steven at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic

Steven at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic It's Fathers Day weekend and Steven spent it the same way he has for the last 12 years: in Aspen, Colorado, at the Food & Wine Classic. On the menu: a primal menu of recipes from Steven's forthcoming Planet Barbecue. First up: an Israeli salad of grilled eggplant, peppers, and tomatoes. Next, piri piri prawns topped with hellfire chili hot sauce Long bone veal chops (available from...

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Horsing Around on Book Tour

Horsing Around on Book Tour It's been an incredibly hectic for Steven--book tour in the U.S. and Europe, TV taping in Canada, continued research and recipe testing for Planet Barbecue. Withal, there are lighter moments. For example, by a horse of a different color in Lexington, Kentucky. At the Festival du Plein Air (Great Outdoors Festival) in Montreal, where Steven got to descend the Tyrolean slide from the huge Buckminster Fuller geodesic...

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Great Eats on Book Tour

Great Eats on Book Tour What's Steven eat when he's not grilling around Planet Barbecue? Some pretty awesome meals, as it turns out, during his 2009 Ultimate Grilling Contest Media Tour. At the amazing Chicago restaurant Schwa, for example, where chef Michael Carlson pushes the limits of ultra-refined contemporary American cuisine (candied sweetbreads with parsnip mousse for dessert anyone?) while pushing the limits of your eardrums his favorite...

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Parlez Vous Barbecue 2009?

Parlez Vous Barbecue 2009? Steven is back in Montreal for the launch of the French edition of Barbecue Bible (La Bible du Barbecue), published by Les Editions de l'Homme. And to celebrate, Steven did a flash book tour in Montreal and Quebec City. Here's Steven on the set of Des Kiwis et des Hommes--a popular Montreal morning TV show. (Imagine the View hosted by men.) Steven showed how to grill Canada's supernaturally sweet Gaspe lobsters with...

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Marathon Recipe Testing Session for Planet Barbecue

Marathon Recipe Testing Session for Planet Barbecue What does it take to write a book like Steven's forthcoming Planet Barbecue? Well, besides the hundreds of thousands of miles travel (53 countries and counting) and the thousands of hours of writing, of course we test each and every recipe. Often several times. Here are some scenes of a recent marathon recipe testing session that took place in Miami a few weeks ago. Directly below: part of the...

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Raichlen Grills Deutschland

Raichlen Grills Deutschland Steven just returned from a one week tour of Germany to launch the new German edition of The Barbecue Bible. (Yes, that's what it's called.) The whirlwind tour took Steven from Frankfurt to Cologne to Bonn to Munich to Hamburg to Berlin. Here Steven poses for Germany's biggest newspaper, Bild Am Sonntag in the famous Gendarmenmarkt in what was formerly East Berlin. March in Germany isn't exactly what you call...

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