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Grilling Cookbooks - From Recipe Collections to How To's

From Recipe Collections to How To's these books will help make you a better griller

Soaked, Slathered, and Seasoned: A Complete Guide to Flavoring Food for the Gril
Say you wanted to grill up some pork chops. You look up a bunch of recipes and notice that most of them give the same basic instructions for how to do it combined with a variety of different rubs, brines, sauces, etc.. In her book, "Soaked, Slathered, and Seasoned" grilling expert Elizabeth Karmel cuts through all that redundancy and gives you some very basic instruction and a long list of possibilities for all the flavor you might want.

The Farmer and the Grill by Shannon Hayes
This is a cookbook with a message. The message here is that naturally raised, grassfed meats are healthier, tastier but require a whole new way of grilling. Author Shannon Hayes (whose Grassfed Gourmet won so much acclaim a few years ago) is a PhD holding rancher who produces high quality (and high priced) beef, lamb, pork and poultry in upper state New York.

Books on Grilling
A great book on grilling gives you loads of recipes with a lot instruction to help you be the best griller you can. 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 are for general grilling skills both gas and charcoal.

Big Green Egg Cookbook
Yes, this book was designed, written, and published as a promotional item for the popular ceramic smoker/grill, the Big Green Egg. The best place to find it is at a Big Green Egg retailer. The book is filled not only with recipes (160 of them), but with instructions, tips, and best practices for use of the Big Green Egg. While most of the recipes will work on most any grill, many are engineered f…

BBQ 25 - The World's Most Flavorful Recipes Now Made Foolproof
Adam Perry Lang's last BBQ book was a 400 page opus of outdoor cooking in which he took his experience as a gourmet chef and restaurateur to the grill. Now we have the opposite approach to grilling. BBQ 25 is a 68 page cardboard printed book (it would be a pamphlet on regular paper) that offers up 25 "foolproof" recipes for the grill. Since few people cook more than a couple of dishes on the gril…

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