Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible

Fruits

Deconstructed Bananas Foster

Invented at Brennan’s restaurant in New Orleans in 1951, bananas Foster quickly became a de facto guy dessert. Why? Well, the booze (151 rum) helped and so did the fire—the […]

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Burnt Oranges with Rosemary

Argentina’s most celebrated chef can sauce and sauté with the best of them. But Francis Mallmann staked his reputation on a venture so outlandish, only a fire-obsessed South American could […]

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Dessert Rub

I created this Dessert Rub for grilled peaches and it works equally well on grilled plums, bananas, pineapple, and apple (cut crosswise into ½-inch-thick slices). Turbinado sugar is a coarsely […]

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Spice-Grilled Pineapple with Smoky Whipped Cream

Pineapple was the first fruit I ever grilled and it remains a Raichlen family favorite. The key is to grill over a hot fire so you caramelize the sugar while […]

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Cherry Salsa

Use this recipe with Cherry-Smoked Duck Breasts.

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Smoke-Roasted Pears

Watch how it was done on Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke:

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Smoke-Roasted Apple Crisp

One way of savoring apples is as an apple crisp with a buttery, bubbling granola and brown sugar topping.

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Bacon-Grilled Dates

Photo by Flickr user Bing The sweet, salty contrast of fruit, bacon, and nuts is an irresistible combination, especially when the almonds are smoked.

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