115th out of 141 books — 69 voters
Legends of Texas Barbecue Cookbook: Recipes and Recollections from the Pit Bosses
by Robb Walsh
Welcome to Texas barbecue. They love to make it. They love to eat it. And they love to argue about it-igniting as many feuds as fires from Houston to El Paso. Legends of Texas Barbecue Cookbook delivers both a practical cookbook and a guided tour of Texas barbecue lore, giving readers straightforward advice right from the pit masters themselves. Their time-honored tips, al...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published April 1st 2002 by Chronicle Books
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This is a wonderful book if you like barbeque. In addition to some great recipes, it includes a little history, mentions several wonderful barbeque "joints", and gives some good pointers for the do-it-yourself-ers. I've tried several of the recipies, and have not been disappointed yet. I'm a traditionalist, so I like smoked beef brisket, only salt and pepper for a rub, and no sauce (jusk like Kreuz's in Lockhart). I'm convinced that the beer-can chicken is the best way to cook a chicken. Some of...more
Robb Walsh is the author of four previous Texas cookbooks, including The Tex-Mex Cookbook. He is also the food critic for the Houston Press.More about Robb Walsh...