Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible

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BARBECUE BIBLE MAKES HISTORY - LITERALLY! Visit the "Food: Transforming the American Table 1950 to 2000" exhibit at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., and you'll see a familiar book. The Barbecue Bible is included in a display with a Weber kettle grill, hibachi, and outdoor cookbook by James Beard. How cool is that? For more information, cut and paste this link into your browser:

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TUNA THE WAY WE LIKE IT Here's a snapshot from a recent meal at the sizzling new Kushi restaurant in Washington, D.C. The tuna gets flash-seared on a fiery grill just long enough to sear the outside. Then it's topped with fried garlic, chile peppers, scallions, and daikon radish. Served with ponzu (yuzu and soy) or wasabi and soy sauce. The wood-burning grill at Kushi.

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STEVEN SPEAKS AT THE SMITHSONIAN  In May, Steven made a quick stop at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., to give a talk on the History of Barbecue. Planet Barbecue is pictured above in all its fiery glory. Here's Steven with a slide of "Lucy," an australopithecus, and the first human ancestor to walk upright. Homo erectus circa 1.8 million years BCE. The first human to use fire to cook meat--in other words, the inventor...

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Workman Goes To Washington

Workman Goes To Washington A few weeks ago, Steven and fellow Workman Publishing author, Patricia Schultz (who wrote 1000 Places to See Before You Die) traveled to Washington for the National Book Festival. The trip included breakfast at the White House, which is why Steven is wearing a very uncharacteristic article of clothing--a necktie. While at the White House, Steven and Patricia met Dr. James H. Billington, the Librarian of Congress...

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