Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible

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The BBQ Bus Rides On

The Barbecue Bus Rides Again! The final stop on Steven's June bus tour was Rockefeller Center in New York City, where Steven made an appearance on Weekend Today. Here he shows Today host Lester Holt how to use long handled spring loaded tongs to do everything from oiling the grate to turning the meat. The emphasis of the segment was tools and techniques. In this shot, Steven demonstrates how to test the doneness of barbecued chicken using...

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CNN

When the sun rose over Santa Monica last week, Steven Raichlen gave CNN reporter Sibila Vargas a quick overview of the American barbecue trail. The menu? Chili rubbed grilled shrimp cocktail. Beer can chicken. Cilantro grilled corn. Garlic grilled tomatoes. And grilled pineapple for dessert. The recipes can be found in How to Grill and Indoor Grilling, and the show will air on CNN (domestic channel) on Saturday, May 21st in the 6-7 p.m. time slot...

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Today Show

Greetings from The Big Apple, where Steven dropped in for an appearance on the Today Show. If you've always wondered what you can do on an indoor grill, check out this spread (left to right): Balkan pork, veal, and bay leaf kebabs; grilled pound cake with pineapple salsa and tequila whipped cream; chili rubbed shrimp cocktail with avocado corn salsa; beer can chicken (cooked in a stovetop smoker); and grilled camembert with grilled tomato salsa....

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Lights, Camera, Action

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Lights, camera, action round four. Here, my step-son Jake Klein, does some behind the scenes prep for my appearance on the popular Japanese morning show, Hanamaru Market. The menu included planked salmon, barbecued onions, chicken under a brick, and a first for Japanese television: "s'mores." It was pretty intimidating being on a TV show where you couldn't understand what people were saying. But in a sense, barbecue is the international language--I...

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New York Times Article

Yes, it's true. Your faithful grill master did, indeed do barbecue battle with the Iron Chef in Tokyo last summer. And yes, it's true, he won. Here's a full account as it appeared in last week's New York Times.

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Happy Independence Day

Happy Independence Day! We shared ours with a TV crew from Japan. The Tokyo Broadcasting System wanted to show how an American grilling guru spends the Fourth of July. So we staged a traditional barbecue, complete with grilled garlic bread, smoked brisket and salmon, grilled lobster, herb butter-basted grilled corn, and grilled pound with a patriotic assortment of strawberries, whipped cream, and blueberries for dessert. Our kids, chef Jake and nutritionist...

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Today Show (Part 2)

Here are more photos from the Today Show. The first is of me and my son Jake on the set. The second two are of the display table.     

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Today Show (Part 1)

As the sun rose over Rockefeller Center in midtown Manhattan, your faithful grill master was firing up his grill (actually three of them) for a grill session on the Today Show. His host was fellow barbecue brother in arms, Al Roker, and the menu was designed to celebrate American barbecue in all its regional glory: Grilled artichokes from Seal Beach, California Alder-grilled salmon from Seattle Chicago-Mexican grilled corn (with mayonnaise, grated...

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