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Cider and the Grill

Cider and the Grill

Apple cider—yes, cider!—will surprise you with its versatility at the grill. From sweet-as-honey to sour-as-a-lemon, the winning contrast of fruitiness, acidity, and underlying savory qualities lend a mouth-watering depth to recipes well beyond the apple’s conventional domain of desserts and drinks. For a prime example, take cider syrup (also known as ‘boiled cider’, made from reducing fresh cider), which makes a truly spectacular glaze for...

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Limited Time: Two of Steven’s Ebooks for Less Than $3 Each

Limited Time: Two of Steven’s Ebooks for Less Than $3 Each

Hurry! Ends Soon: Stock Up on Steven Raichlen's Cookbooks for Less Than $3 From time to time, Steven’s publisher offers a limited-time offer on the ebook version of his bestselling cookbooks. This month, you have a chance to purchase TWO of Steven's recent ebooks for less than $3 each. We’re happy to announce that from 8/21 - 8/27 you can purchase Project Smoke on sale wherever ebooks are sold. And from 8/20 - 9/4, the newest cookbook...

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Remembering Jonathan Gold

Remembering Jonathan Gold

 I never met Jonathan in person. But his writing was so personal and intimate and his advice generously given and spot on, I felt in some sense I knew him. Jonathan Gold was the restaurant critic for the Los Angeles Times, of course, and he passed away earlier this week at the way-too-young age of 57. Actually, to identify him solely as a restaurant critic would be like calling Shakespeare a scriptwriter or Picasso a dauber of paint. Jonathan had a bloodhound’s nose for sniffing out authentic cuisine...

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The French Are Masters At The Grill

The French Are Masters At The Grill

You know of my longstanding passion for barbecue. What you may not know is that I came to this field—circuitously for sure—through a degree in French literature. After college, I traveled to France on a Watson Foundation Fellowship to study medieval cooking in Europe. But how can you study the history of cooking if you don’t know how to cook? So I enrolled in a brand new cooking school in Paris called La Varenne. It was there that I met a fellow student and soon to be fellow food writer,...

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Cool Smoke: The Art of Barbecue

Cool Smoke: The Art of Barbecue

From time to time we offer guest blogs on Barbecuebible.com. This one comes from Tuffy Stone, author of Cool Smoke: The Art of Great Barbecue. Classically trained French chef, restaurateur and head cook on the "Cool Smoke" competition barbecue team, Tuffy is a versatile pitmaster. We've asked Tuffy for the low-down on how he uses 2-zone techniques. ______________________________________________________________________________________ The Art of Barbecue...

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Steven Raichlen’s New Book Project Fire: Available Now

Steven Raichlen’s New Book Project Fire: Available Now

We’re thrilled to announce the release on May 1 of Steven’s latest book in the Barbecue! Bible series, Project Fire (Workman, 2018). After thirty books, seven TV series, two decades of Barbecue University classes, hundreds of articles in publications ranging from the New York Times to Esquire and literally thousands of radio and TV interviews, what more could Steven Raichlen possibly have to say about grilling? As it turns out, a lot. When...

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For A Limited Time: Download the Sauces, Rubs & Marinades Ebook for Less Than $2

For A Limited Time: Download the Sauces, Rubs & Marinades Ebook for Less Than $2

From time to time, Steven's publisher offers a limited-time offer on the ebook version of his bestselling cookbooks. We're happy to announce that for the month of April 2018, you will be able to take advantage of a low price offer for Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades! The completely updated and revised cookbook is Steven's bestselling encyclopedia of chile-fired rubs, lemony marinades, buttery bastes, pack-a-wallop sauces, plus mops, slathers, sambals,...

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Steven Raichlen’s Latest Can’t-Miss Release: Project Fire

Steven Raichlen’s Latest Can’t-Miss Release: Project Fire

Get ready for the most sizzling, flame-seared, smoke-scented Raichlen book yet: introducing Project Fire (Workman Publishing, 2018). Yes, the latest title in the best-selling Barbecue! Bible series will do for grilling what Project Smoke did for smoking: offer an inspiring and comprehensive crash course on the latest trends in live-fire cooking. From caveman grilling (in the embers) to high-tech spit-roasting. From grilling on planks, planchas, and salt slabs...

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Two “Must Have” Books for Your Barbecue Library

Two “Must Have” Books for Your Barbecue Library

Pitmaster: Recipes, Techniques & Barbecue Wisdom (Voyageur Press, 2017) Most winning competition-level pitmasters keep their cards close to their vests, seldom revealing the secret strategies that consistently propel them to center stage (a “walk”) once the scoring’s complete. Not these guys. They seem determined to spill the beans (barbecued, of course). I first met the co-authors of Pitmaster, restaurateurs Andy Husbands and Chris Hall, in 2010 when they...

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Free Ebook Download with Newsletter Signup

Free Ebook Download with Newsletter Signup

We're taking a break from manning the grill to let you know about a new opportunity you have to get a free ebook from Steven Raichlen! New subscribers to the Barbecue! Bible Up in Smoke Newsletter will receive Raichlen's Burgers, exclusively available through the MailChimp signup form on our site. Plain old burgers? No such thing. With Raichlen’s Burgers, the doors to burger mastery are flung wide open. There’s the...

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