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A 4th of July Menu, Part II: Lone Star Beef Ribs with Bare Bones Barbecue Sauce

A 4TH OF JULY MENU, PART II: LONE STAR RIBS WITH BARE BONES BARBECUE SAUCE On Tuesday, we kicked off our Independence Day countdown with some spicy jalapeno shrimp kabobs. This week, we're turning to the, er, meat of the matter with some of the biggest bones around. LONE STAR RIBS WITH BARE BONES BARBECUE SAUCE When it comes to ribs, Texas lies at the opposite end of the spectrum from Kansas City or Memphis. Texans prepare ribs with simple seasonings...

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YEAR OF THE RIBS

NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION NUMBER 6: COOK MORE RIBS 2012 will be the "Year of the Rib" here at www.barbecuebible.com. In May, Workman will publish a revised edition of Raichlen on Ribs: The new title will be The Best Ribs Ever. The new book will feature three regional American rib menus with sizzling new recipes. We're also coming out with new rib spices, including a Memphis mustard rub, Carolina pit powder, and an incredible new peppercorn-fennel rub...

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GUAM BBQ

GUAMANIAN BARBECUE ENTHUSIAST  Steven is the first person to acknowledge that it would have been impossible for him to write about the world's barbecue cultures without the help of its most passionate practitioners--people who have shared either their knowledge, recipes, contacts, etc. One of these people is Rueben Olivas of barbecue-obsessed Guam. Rueben is a firefighter there (we're sure his grilling skills are appreciated at the firehouse)...

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Ribs, Take 2

RIBS, RIBS, RIBS  Okay, folks. After my story entitled "Ribs Without Smoke" appeared in the New York Times, I know a lot of you will regard me as me a heretic: Ribs. So I wanted to show you how to do ribs the right way--ribs slow smoked on the grill with fragrant clouds of hickory smoke. And in anticipation of the Kentucky Derby (Saturday, May 7), I'm sharing my recipe for Mint Julep Ribs--smoke-roasted in the traditional way: Mint Julep...

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LE MAITRE DU GRILL 2011

LE MAITRE DU GRILL, 2011 ("THE GRILL MASTER")    Steven is framed in the viewfinder of our new high-tech HD (high definition) camera.    Steven prepares to barbecue Kansas City-style ribs on a rib rack.    Indian cheese kebabs (for the recipe and story, see Planet Barbecue).    Lomo al trapo--beef tenderloin roasted in a salt- and cloth-crust.

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LE MAITRE DU GRILL

WHAT'S COOKING ON LE MAITRE DU GRILL?    Tuscan-style grilled chicken under a brick ("Planet Barbecue," page 377). Steven's French TV show, "Le Maitre du Grill" is airing now on Zeste TV: Le Maitre du Grill.   Caribbean pineapple babyback ribs ("Planet Barbecue," page 234).    Spruce-grilled steak ("Planet Barbecue," page 162).

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NINE MEN AND A BABY

NINE MEN AND A BABY  Greetings from Miami, where a film crew from the mega-book store Borders came to shoot an interview with Steven promoting his latest book, Planet Barbecue, for the company's "Short List" category. (See www.borders.com.) Of course, the real star of the show is now one-year-old Ella Francesca, Steven's grandaughter. On the Borders website, you'll learn the recipes for Cambodian Ribs (pictured above), Mexican Grilled...

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Are you hungry yet?

Are you hungry yet? Here are some of the dishes we prepared during the taping of Primal Grill 3. (Show launches in May, 2010) Texas beef clod (smoked for 10 hours over oak) Jamaican jerk chicken Buccaneer ribs

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Primal Grill 2009

Primal Grill 2009 It's official. Steven has started taping the 2009 season of Primal Grill. Here are scenes from the set in Rio Rico, Arizona. Here Steven show how to light a chimney starter in preparation for smoking a batch of Cousin Dave's Chipotle Chocolate ribs. The shoot starts at daybreak and can run as late as 12:30 a.m. Three cameras capture the action from different angles.

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Smokin’ in Chicago

Smokin' in Chicago When Steven was in Chicago (fourth city in as many days on the 2008 tour), he stopped at a barbecue joint that's been generating a lot of buzz in the Windy City: Smoque. Brainchild of Barry Sorkin (top photo on the left), Smoque serves up spice-crusted brisket tender enough to cut with the side of your fork and dry rubbed St. Louis-style ribs that we bet you can't eat only one of. Best of all, it's right on the way to O'Hare...

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