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Barbecue Books

Books about barbecue from cook books to travel logs, these books show you the way to true low and slow barbecue.

Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book: Recipes and Secrets from a Legenda…
If you were to make a list of the most important, influential, and best barbecue joints in America, somewhere towards the top of that list would be Big Bob Gibson's in Decatur, AL. For 85 years this restaurant has served up some of the best barbecue in the country. Famous for barbecue chicken served in a white barbecue sauce, aficionados continue to flock here to take their bite of history. These…

She-Smoke: A Backyard Barbecue Book
Julie Reinhardt is first of all a woman, a woman who is co-owner of Pete's BBQ, a barbecue joint up in Seattle. Julie is also a reflection of the modern world of Barbecue. A Northwestern girl who spent her summers in Alabama, Julie not only shows that barbecue is as much a woman's world as a man's, but the journey of barbecue from its Southern roots to the worldwide phenomena it is today. But don't be worried, this is not some revisionist, feminist cookbook.

Books on Barbecue - The Best Books on Smoking and Real Barbecue
These books are the best you can buy and give you recipes, examples and enough instruction to get the beginner going and to make the master better. These books give you the knowledge and skills you need to make real barbecue on a real smoker whether it is gas, charcoal, electric or anything else. These books also explore the world of real...

Dr. BBQ's "Barbecue All Year Long!" Cookbook
For anyone else a cookbook picking out or making up 40 holidays out of the year would be gimmick. For Ray "Dr. BBQ" Lampe it is a celebration in itself. Put simply this barbecue cookbook (including smoked, grilled and kitchen prepared dishes) is built on the idea that more and more people cookout all year long. This book takes advantage of that statistic and then finds reasons for you to hold a barbecue 40 times a year, winter to summer and back again.

Kansas City Barbeque Society Cookbook (KCBS 25th Anniversary Edition)
The 25th Anniversary Cookbook from the Kansas City Barbeque Society(KCBS) is a celebration of one of the most venerable and the largest barbecue organization in the world. This book is a compilation of years of favorite recipes, techniques, and stories. While this is its strength it is also its weakness. To say that the recipes are hit and miss implies that there are an equal number of both. Ther…

Startin' the Fire
So you you've been working over a hot smoker for years perfecting your barbecue and now you want to hit the competition trail. Easier said than done. Making great barbecue and having all the right recipes is just the beginning. What you will need now is some good, practical advice about how to put together a team, organize your cooking, and equip yourself for the long night and day on the competi…

First Look: America's Best Barbecue by Arthur Aguirre
Arthur Aguirre's collection of techniques and recipes from the competition trail sharing secrets of the top competitors on the barbecue circuit.

Book Review: Home Smoking Basics
A basic introduction to hot and cold smoking things like fish, meat, and poultry to be used in a wide range of great recipes.

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