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The Hermit of Chappaquiddick

From New York Times bestselling author Steven Raichlen comes a surprising story of love, loss, redemption, and, of course, really good food.


The Brisket Chronicles

It all starts with the big kahuna: an authentic Texas barbecued brisket, aka 18 pounds of smoky, fatty, proteinaceous awesomeness. And from this revelation of pure beefy goodness comes burnt ends. Corned beef. Ropa Vieja. Bollito Misto. Pho . . . and slowly it dawns on you: Brisket must be the tastiest, most versatile, and […]


Project Fire

A modern approach to grilling from Steven Raichlen, America’s “master griller” (Esquire). With 100 recipes, Project Fire shows how to put the latest grilling methods to work—from spit-roasting to salt-grilling—using favorite ingredients and adding a dash of daring in flavors, technique, and presentation.


Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades—Bastes, Butters & Glazes, Too

Barbecue sauces, rubs, and marinades are every griller’s secret weapon—the flavor boosters that give grilled food its character, personality, depth, and soul. Steven Raichlen, America’s “master griller” (Esquire), has completely updated and revised his bestselling encyclopedia of chile-fired rubs, lemony marinades, buttery bastes, pack-a-wallop sauces, plus mops, slathers, sambals, and chutneys. It’s a cornucopia of […]


Project Smoke

New York Times Bestseller Project Smoke is the How to Grill of smoking, both a complete step-by-step guide to mastering the gear and techniques and a collection of 100 explosively flavorful recipes for smoking every kind of food, from starters to desserts. Project Smoke describes Raichlen’s seven steps to smoked food nirvana, including 1. Choose […]


Man Made Meals: The Essential Cookbook for Guys

Man Made Meals is about the tools and techniques (guess what, grillers, you still get to play with knives and fire.) It’s about adopting secrets from the pros—how to multitask, prep before you start cooking, clean as you go. It’s about understanding flavor and flavor boosters, like anchovies and miso, and it’s about essentials: how to […]


BBQ USA

Steven Raichlen, a national barbecue treasure and author of The Barbecue! Bible, How to Grill, and other books in the Barbecue! Bible series, embarks on a quest to find the soul of American barbecue, from barbecue-belt classics-Lone Star Brisket, Lexington Pulled Pork, K.C. Pepper Rub, Tennessee Mop Sauce-to the grilling genius of backyards, tailgate parties, […]


Planet Barbecue!

The most ambitious book yet by America’s bestselling, award-winning grill expert whose Barbecue! Bible books have over 4 million copies in print. Setting out—again—on the barbecue trail four years ago, Steven Raichlen visited 60 countries—yes, 60 countries—and collected 309 of the tastiest, most tantalizing, easy-to-make, and guaranteed-to-wow recipes from every corner of the globe. Welcome […]


The Barbecue! Bible 10th Anniversary Edition

Now the biggest and the best recipe collection for the grill is getting better: Announcing the full-color edition of The Barbecue! Bible, the 900,000-copy bestseller and winner of the IACP/Julia Child Cookbook Award. Redesigned inside and out for its 10th anniversary, The Barbecue! Bible now includes full-color photographs illustrating food preparation, grilling techniques, ingredients, and […]


How to Grill

Without a doubt the most interesting, comprehensive, and well-thought-out book on grilling ever and it’s destined to be in the kitchens and backyards of both professionals and home cooks. Every detail is made clear and easy in a concise and inspirational way. Spark it up! (Mario Batali, Molto Mario (The Food Network), Mario Batali’s Simple […]


Barbecue! Bible Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades, Bastes, Butters, and Glazes

Marinate skewers of beef tips in Tex-Mex Tequila-Jalapeno Wet Rub before putting them on the grill. Or slather pork chops with B.B. Lawnside Spicy Apple Barbecue Sauce. Or coax a chicken breast to perfection with a Coconut Curry Baste. From Steven Raichlen, author of the big, bad, definitive BARBECUE! BIBLE, comes BARBECUE! BIBLE SAUCES, RUBS, […]


Best Ribs Ever: A Barbecue Bible Cookbook

Say it loud, say it proud: the Best Ribs Ever. The perfect single-subject cookbook for every meat-loving griller, this book, formerly titled Ribs, Ribs, Outrageous Ribs, and updated with a menu chapter’s worth of new recipes, delivers a match made in BBQ heaven: 100 lip-smackingest, mouth-wateringest, crowd-pleasingest, fall-off-the-bone recipes for every kind of rib, from […]


Beer-Can Chicken

Chicken on a beer can? You bet! When Steven Raichlen, America’s barbecue guru, says it’s the best grilled chicken he’s ever tasted, cooks stop and listen. An essential addition to every grill jockey’s library, Beer-Can Chicken presents 75 must-try beer-can variations and other offbeat recipes for the grill. Recipes such as Saigon Chicken with Lacquered […]


Miami Spice

The new star of the culinary galaxy is South Florida, declares The New York Times. And no wonder. Out of America’s tropical melting pot comes an inventive cuisine bursting with flavor–and now Steven Raichlen, an award-winning food writer, shares the best of it in Miami Spice. With 200 recipes and firsthand reports from around the […]


Bold & Healthy Flavors

Now in paperback and ebook, Steven Raichlen’s collection of classic, full-flavor recipes—from Japanese Steak House-Style Chicken to Chipotle Chili-Marinated Pork Loin—that use healthy, low-fat ingredients to create memorable meals Bestselling and award-winning cookbook author, Steven Raichlen, has also spent more than a decade pioneering and perfecting healthy cooking. In Bold & Healthy Flavors Raichlen offers […]


Indoor! Grilling

Indoors—It’s the new outdoors SPIT-ROASTED PRIME RIBS, crusty on the outside, moist and tender inside. Yes! CHICKEN UNDER A BRICK, heady with smoke and spice. Yes! CURRY-GRILLED LAMB KEBABS, POTATOES ROASTED IN THE ASHES, BAYOU WINGS, VANILLA-GRILLED PINEAPPLE WITH DARK RUM GLAZE—all of it infused with honest-to-goodness real-grilled flavor, and all of it cooked indoors. […]


Secrets of the World’s Best Grilling

Take your grilling to the next level with bold and authentic international recipes from America’s bestselling, award-winning grilling authority, Steven Raichlen. In this multi-touch book made with iBooks Author and specially designed for the iPad, the man Esquire called “America’s Master Griller” has gathered the most eye-popping, jaw-dropping, most guaranteed-to-wow recipes from his extensive travels […]


Grilling with Veggies

Just say no to boiling or steaming! Whether it’s a mushroom, a potato, a zucchini, or an eggplant, that veggie belongs on the grill—and in Grilling with Veggies, Steven Raichlen teaches you how to grill it perfectly every time. Includes grilling times and techniques for common (and not-so-common) vegetables as well as twenty-five recipes for […]


Raichlen’s Tailgating!

An indispensable tool for your tailgating arsenal: a season’s worth of easy-to-make, sure-to-dazzle recipes from Steven Raichlen, the “gladiator of grilling” (Oprah). Curated from Raichlen’s bestselling Barbecue! Bible books, with more than 4 million copies sold, this is an appetizer-to-dessert selection tailored for game-day cooking—and competing. After setting out a game plan, including tips on […]




Recommended by Steven Raichlen

Bacon Nation

Everything tastes better with bacon. One of those flavor-packed, umami-rich, secret-weapon ingredients, it has the power to elevate just about any dish, from soups to souffles, braises to bread pudding. Peter Kaminsky and Marie Rama know just how to employ it. Peter is the author of both Pig Perfect—a paean to the noble swine—and, most […]


Build a Smokehouse

Learn to build four different types of smokers and smokehouses in your backyard with this informative booklet. Since 1973, Storey’s Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity […]


Buxton Hall Barbecue’s Book of Smoke

Smoke savory meats and vegetables at home and cook signature recipes from the chef-driven kitchen of Buxton Hall Barbecue in Asheville, North Carolina. In an age of bulk-bought brisket and set-it-and-forget-it electric smokers, Buxton Hall Barbecue stands apart from the average restaurant. And in Buxton Hall Barbecue’s Book of Smoke, believers in slow-smoked, old-fashioned barbecue […]


Charred & Scruffed

With Charred & Scruffed, bestselling cookbook author and acclaimed chef Adam Perry Lang employs his extensive culinary background to refine and concentrate the flavors and textures of barbecue and reimagine its possibilities. Adam’s new techniques, from roughing up meat and vegetables (“scruffing”) to cooking directly on hot coals (“clinching”) to constantly turning and moving the meat […]


Ciderhouse Cookbook

Inspired by the full flavors emanating from their idyllic ciderhouse located in the heart of a rustic New England apple orchard, Jonathan Carr and Nicole Blum’s recipes, developed in collaboration with chef Andrea Blum, celebrate the versatility of fresh cider in all its forms. Ciderhouse Cookbook teaches home cooks how to make a full array of traditional […]


Cooking with Coconut

Coconut is healthy and delicious. It is also native to cuisines around the world, including Thai, Indian, Filipino, Vietnamese, and many Caribbean cultures. Cooking with Coconut offers a tantalizing taste of this tropical superfood’s culinary diversity, with 125 original recipes using coconut in all its forms. Options span the menu, from breakfast dishes like Savory […]


Cooking with Fire

Cooking with live fire goes way beyond the barbecue grill. Rediscover the pleasures of a variety of unconventional techniques, from roasting pork on a spit to baking bread in ashes, searing fish on a griddle, roasting vegetables in a fireplace, making soup in a cast-iron pot, baking pizza in a wood-fired oven, cooking bacon on […]


Cool Smoke: The Art of Great Barbecue

Five time Barbecue World Champion Tuffy Stone’s complete guide to barbecue. Flame, smoke, and meat―these simple elements combine to make great barbecue. Creating the perfect bite of tender, spicy, smoky barbecue is a science and an art form, and Tuffy Stone―five time World Champion Pitmaster, co-host and judge of Destination America’s BBQ Pitmasters, and co-owner of […]


Coyotes in the Pasture & Wolves at the Door

In 1985, Sukey and John Jamison started a farm business with two mortgages, three kids, and no job. They started raising lambs on grass, developed a mail order business, got discovered by many of the chefs who were fueling the Food Revolution, bought a USDA meat plant, and somehow educated their three kids whom they […]


Dishing Up® Minnesota

These 150 mouthwatering recipes, contributed by some of Minnesota’s best chefs, farmers, and foragers and accompanied by gorgeous photography, celebrate the state’s outstanding and unique cuisine. You’ll find dishes featuring fish from the lakes as well as morels and chanterelles, wild blueberries, wild game, beef and bison, orchard fruits, berries, dairy products, and much more. […]


Feeding the Fire

Joe Carroll makes stellar barbecue and grilled meats in Brooklyn, New York, at his acclaimed restaurants Fette Sau and St. Anselm. In Feeding the Fire, Carroll gives us his top 20 lessons and more than 75 recipes to make incredible fire-cooked foods at home, proving that you don’t need to have fancy equipment or long-held […]


Fish Grilled & Smoked

Master fisherman and chef John Manikowski offers seafood lovers 150 succulent recipes for cooking just about anything that swims, including freshwater fish, ocean fish, and shellfish, as well as fish-friendly condiments, sauces, side dishes, and desserts. He even suggests beers and wines that pair well with his dishes. In addition to recipes, you’ll find step-by-step […]


Floyd Cardoz: Flavorwalla

At his many successful restaurants, including New York City’s famed Tabla, Floyd Cardoz built a name for himself by bringing extraordinary flavors to everyday foods and using spice to turn a dish into something distinct and memorable. In Floyd Cardoz: Flavorwalla, readers will learn how Cardoz amplifies the flavors in more than 100 recipes. The […]


Food + Fire

Fuel your passion for outdoor cooking with Kalamazoo’s cookbook, Food + Fire. Authored by Kalamazoo Grillmaster and Chief Product Designer, Russ Faulk, Food + Fire is a labor of love designed to truly inspire the grillmaster within you. Acclaimed author, good friend of Kalamazoo, and authority on all things barbecue and grilling, Steven Raichlen, writes in […]


Franklin Barbecue

A complete meat- and brisket-cooking education from the country’s most celebrated pitmaster and owner of the wildly popular Austin restaurant Franklin Barbecue–winner of Texas Monthly’s coveted Best Barbecue Joint in Texas award. When Aaron Franklin and his wife, Stacy, opened up a small barbecue trailer on the side of an Austin, Texas, interstate in 2009, […]


French Grill

“When it comes to France, you don’t normally think of barbecue, but Susan Hermann Loomis has channeled the grilling of her native America through the cuisine of her adoptive France in 125 stylish, bold-flavored recipes that will inspire you to fire up your grill.” —Steven Raichlen Barbecue was invented in France? So says renowned cookbook […]


Fresh Fish

Cooking fish and other seafood at home is much easier than you think! Fresh Fish offers simple step-by-step instructions for all of the essential cooking methods, including baking, pan-frying, braising, broiling, steaming, poaching, roasting, marinating, and grilling—along with 175 mouthwatering recipes that bring out the best in everything from fish fillets and whole fish to […]


Grill to Perfection

Veteran barbecue champions Andy Husbands and Chris Hart break the mold by offering a wide range of incredible new dishes for the grill—both coal and gas—that promise to wow family and friends with new taste sensations. This book is for the adventurous backyard griller tired of the same old sauces and craving new flavors. Andy […]


Hacking Whiskey

Whiskey purists, avert your eyes. This extraordinary collection of hacks and experiments is going to change everything you thought you knew about the spirit. Your captain on this ingenious journey is Aaron Goldfarb—whiskey geek and reporter at large—hawking tips, recipes, and insider secrets about the weird, yet delightful ways in which whiskey is being used […]


Hartwood

The best things happen when people pursue their dreams. Consider the story of Eric Werner and Mya Henry, an intrepid young couple who gave up their restaurant jobs in New York City to start anew in the one-road town of Tulum, Mexico. Here they built Hartwood, one of the most exciting and inspiring restaurants in […]


Heritage

Sean Brock is the chef behind the game-changing restaurants Husk and McCrady’s, and his first book offers all of his inspired recipes. With a drive to preserve the heritage foods of the South, Brock cooks dishes that are ingredient-driven and reinterpret the flavors of his youth in Appalachia and his adopted hometown of Charleston. The […]


Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue

North Carolina is home to the longest continuous barbecue tradition on the North American mainland. Now available for the first time in paperback, Holy Smoke is a passionate exploration of the lore, recipes, traditions, and people who have helped shape North Carolina’s signature slow-food dish. The authors trace the origins of North Carolina ‘cue and […]


Homegrown: Cooking from My New England Roots

Try a recipe from this cookbook: Click here for Grilled Chicken Wings with Cider Barbecue Sauce With four James Beard Foundation Award nominations for Best Chef: Northeast, three Cochon 555 wins, and a spot on Food & Wine’s 40 Under 40 Big Thinkers in America list, chef Matt Jennings is recognized nationally for his bold, lusty cooking, […]


Mallmann on Fire

“Elemental, fundamental, and delicious” is how Anthony Bourdain describes the trailblazing live-fire cooking of Francis Mallmann. The New York Times called Mallmann’s first book, Seven Fires, “captivating” and “inspiring.” And now, in Mallmann on Fire, the passionate master of the Argentine grill takes us grilling in magical places—in winter’s snow, on mountaintops, on the beach, […]


My Greek Table

Inspired by her travels and family gatherings, the recipes and stories Diane Kochilas shares in My Greek Table celebrate the variety of food and the culture of Greece.


New England Open-House Cookbook

From a born-and-bred New Englander comes a book that sings with all the flavors and textures of the beloved region. Sarah Leah Chase is a caterer, cooking teacher, and prolific writer whose books—including The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook (as coauthor) and Nantucket Open-House Cookbook—have over 3.4 million copies in print. For New England Open-House […]


One Good Dish

In David Tanis’s first non-menu cookbook, the New York Times food columnist offers 100 utterly delicious recipes that epitomize comfort food, Tanis-style. Individually or in combination, they make perfect little meals that are elemental and accessible, yettotally surprising—and there’s something to learn on every page. A chapter called “Strike While the Iron Is Hot” is […]


Operation BBQ

Operation BBQ is a compilation of recipes from championship-winning barbecue teams who volunteer for disaster relief efforts across the United States.


Pitmaster: Recipes, Techniques, and Barbecue Wisdom

Pitmaster is the definitive guide to becoming a barbecue aficionado and top-shelf cook, whether you’re new to the grill or a seasoned vet. Recipes begin with basics, like cooking Memphis-style ribs, and expand to smoking whole hogs North Carolina style. This definitive collection of barbecue expertise will leave you in no doubt why expert chefs […]


Seven Fires: Grilling the Argentine Way

A trailblazing chef reinvents the art of cooking over fire. Gloriously inspired recipes push the boundaries of live-fired cuisine in this primal yet sophisticated cookbook introducing the incendiary dishes of South America’s biggest culinary star. Chef Francis Mallmann—born in Patagonia and trained in France’s top restaurants—abandoned the fussy fine dining scene for the more elemental […]


Smoke and Pickles

Chef Edward Lee’s story and his food could only happen in America. Raised in Brooklyn by a family of Korean immigrants, he eventually settled down in his adopted hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, where he owns the acclaimed restaurant 610 Magnolia. A multiple James Beard Award nominee for his unique patchwork cuisine, Edward creates recipes—filled with […]


Smokelore: A Short History of Barbecue in America

Jim Auchmutey follows the delicious and contentious history of barbecue in America in his book, Smokelore: A Short History of Barbecue in America.


Tasting Whiskey

Whiskey lovers will devour this fresh and comprehensive guide to everything there is to know about the world’s whiskeys, including Scotch and bourbon as well as Tennessee, Irish, Japanese, and Canadian whiskeys. You’ll learn about the types of whiskey and the distilling traditions of the regions where they are made, how to serve and taste […]


The Beer Bible

It’s finally here—the comprehensive, authoritative book that does for beer what The Wine Bible does for wine. Written by Jeff Alworth, an expert from the West Coast, where America’s craft beer movement got its start, The Beer Bible is the ultimate reader- and drinker-friendly guide to all the world’s beers. No other book of this […]


The Craft Cocktail Compendium

Muddle, mix, shake, stir, pour–whatever the method, you’ll learn how to create the perfect cocktail. Whether you’re new to mixing drinks or have been creating your own cocktails for years, The Craft Cocktail Compendium has everything you need to know to mix, shake, or stir your way to a delicious drink. With over 200 craft […]


The Drunken Botanist

Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila from agave, rum from sugarcane, bourbon from corn. Thirsty yet? In The Drunken Botanist, Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol over the […]


The Food Lab

In The Food Lab, J. Kenji López-Alt focuses on the science behind beloved American dishes, delving into the interactions between heat, energy, and molecules that create great food. Kenji shows that often, conventional methods don’t work that well, and home cooks can achieve far better results using new―but simple―techniques. In hundreds of easy-to-make recipes with […]


The Meat Hook Meat Book

For the average cook ready to take on the challenge, The Meat Hook Meat Book is the perfect guide: equal parts cookbook and butchering handbook, it will open readers up to a whole new world—start by cutting up a chicken, and soon you’ll be breaking down an entire pig, creating your own custom burger blends, […]


The Mom 100 Cookbook

Introducing the lifesaving cookbook for every mother with kids at home—the book that solves the 20 most common cooking dilemmas. What’s your predicament: breakfast on a harried school morning? The Mom 100’s got it—Personalized Pizzas are not only fast but are nutritious, and hey, it doesn’t get any better than pizza for breakfast. Kids making […]


The Vegetable Butcher

The skills of butchery meet the world of fresh produce in this essential, inspiring guide that demystifies the world of vegetables. In step-by-step photographs, “vegetable butcher” Cara Mangini shows how to break down a butternut squash, cut a cauliflower into steaks, peel a tomato properly, chiffonade kale, turn carrots into coins and parsnips into matchsticks, […]


VBQ―The Ultimate Vegan Barbecue Cookbook

Calling all vegans: it’s your turn at the grill! BBQ, make way for VBQ: smoky, succulent, and completely plant–based barbecued fare. Nadine Horn and Jörg Mayer have transformed the art of grilling into a veggie lover’s feast—complete with Grilled Bok Choy and Peppered Tofu Steak and everything in between. Here are over 80 recipes to satisfy […]