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4th of July, Grilling, etc.

See also: Meat and Cooking on the Trail.

Anytime the men do the cooking on the grill is cause enough for celebration!


Selected Books

Batali, Mario
Italian Grill
TX840.B3 B374 2008x
Batali provides historical and cultural perspective as well as recipes and techniques for appetizers; pizza and flatbreads; fish and shellfish; poultry; meat; and vegetables.
The Cook's Illustrated Guide to Grilling and Barbecue
The Cook's Illustrated Guide to Grilling and Barbecue
q TX840.B3 C664 2005x
The folks at America's Test Kitchen will tell you how they came up with their best methods and recipes for grilling a wide range of foods, including beef, pork, lamb, chicken and other birds, fish, shellfish, vegetables, pizza and bruschetta. They also provide recipes for sides and rubs. They go through all the mistakes they made so that maybe you won't make the same and finally come up with a best method and recipe (that other barbecue books give you immediately).
Culinary Institute of America
Grilling: More Than 175 New Recipes from the World's Premier Culinary College
TX840.B3 G7483 2006x
Includes recipes from around the world and techniques for grilling.
Kochilas, Diane
Mediterranean Grilling: More Than 100 Recipes from Across the Mediterranean
TX725.M35 K633 2007x
Kochilas, author of some great Greek cookbooks, offers recipes for vegetables as well as meats.
Lagasse, Emeril
Emeril at the Grill: A Cookbook for All Seasons
TX840.B3 L32 2009x
The 158 recipes in this book are easy, fast, and festive and include techniques for both indoor and outdoor cooking,
LeFavour, Cree
The New Steak: Recipes for a Range of Cuts Plus Savory Sides
TX749.5.B43 L45 2008
LeFavour likes to grill his steaks over a wood fire. He includes information about the various cuts and grades and categorizes his recipes into American Steak, Bistro Steak, Latin Steak and Far East Seak.
Mallmann, Francis
Seven Fires: Grilling the Argentine Way
This was a finalist for the 2010 IACP Cookbook Awards. Learn the seven methods of Argentine barbecue.
Moss, Robert F.
Barbecue: The History of an American Institution
TX840.B3 M687 2010
If you'd rather read the social history of barbecue in the U.S. rather than actually do the cooking, try this book.
Raichlen, Steven
The Barbecue! Bible
TX840.B3 R35 2008x
The previous edition won the IACP cookbook award in 1999 and this edition is redesigned for its 10th anniversary with full-color photographs illustrating food preparation, grilling techniques, ingredients.
Raichlen, Steven
BBQ USA: 425 Fiery Recipes from All Across America
TX840.B3 R3552 2003
This really gives you a history of various local specialties like the Santa Maria Barbecue (tri-tips), Miami's Lechon Asado, Baltimore Pit Beef and many more, as well as the sides to go with them. A good cookbook to read. And after you finish the USA, pick up Steven Raichlen's Planet Barbecue.
Raichlen, Steven
How to Grill: The Complete Illustrated Book of Barbecue Techniques
TX840.B3 R357 2001
If you are new to grilling (or if your chicken always catches fire), this book will tell you how to grill almost every meat. Instructions for both charcoal and gas grills.
Rai, Ranjit
Tandoor: The Great Indian Barbecue
TX724.5.I4 R28 2001
Recipes for cooking in the Indian baked-clay oven.


Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen - Volumes 1 & 2
This is a public television series about grilling - with smoke. You can get the recipes on the companion website: Primal Grill Season 1 and Primal Grill Season 2. And then move on to Season 3.

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