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The Barbecue! Bible

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Argentinean Veal and Chicken Kebabs. Balinese Prawn SatSs and Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Sesame Dipping Sauce. Mexico's Yucatan-Style Grilled Fish, Italy's famous Bistecca alla Fiorentina, Senegalese Grilled Chicken with Lemon Mustard Sauce, and the best Memphis Ribs, Texas-Style Barbecued Brisket, and North Carolina Pulled Pork ever. Plus grilled sides, grilled starters, ...more
Paperback, 576 pages
Published January 6th 1998 by Workman Publishing Company (first published January 1st 1998)
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Mar 10, 2011 Robert rated it really liked it
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The title of this one may be a bit misleading to most barbecue enthusiasts. In the U.S. we consider true barbecue to be cooked over indirect heat very slowly, or low and slow. most of the recipes in this book are for grilling, this is cooking directly over high heat. However there are some low and slow recipes in here also, just not a lot. This is not a bad thing as there is some real good recipes for the grill anyhow. Try the Fiery Stick Meat on page 161 for some hot and spicy meat. This was ju ...more
Chambers Stevens
Jul 05, 2013 Chambers Stevens rated it it was amazing
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I have owned this book for a decade and have only made one recipe in it.
Palestinian Chicken.
Then why did I give it 5 stars?
Because I have made Palestinian Chicken 50 times.
And it always turns out perfect.
Someday I will cook another recipe.
But until then.
It's Palestinian Chicken baby!!!
Donna Davis
This is a wonderful resource for the barbecue chef, whether you are just getting started, or looking to refine your skills. Thanks to the publishers for sending me a free copy via the First Reads program. It's a real gem!

When I first reviewed this wonderful resource, it was still too chilly in the Pacific Northwest to barbecue. I'm editing my review now to tell you how it worked out. I received this barbecue book as well as another I had requested for Mother's Day. When it came time to sit down
Sep 23, 2015 Manu/flatter rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Über den Autor:

Steven Raichlen ist in den USA als unangefochtener Grill-Guru bekannt. Seine insgesamt 26 preisgekrönten Veröffentlichungen erreichen Millionenauflagen und wurden in viele Sprachen übersetzt.

Zum Inhalt: Klapptext

Steven Raichlen hat sich bei den Recherchen zu seinem neuesten Buch auf eine Reise durch die Welt des Barbecues begeben und internationale Zubereitungsvarianten von Fleisch, Fisch und vegetarischen Spezialitäten über offenem Feuer zusammengetragen. Das Ergebnis ist die umf
Shawn Fairweather
This was a free read thanks to Goodreads First Reads! I have been eyeing this BBQ book up for some time now so having it grace mine and my wives cookbook collection makes me very happy as an avid BBQ man. What a gorgeous book! This is everything that a cookbook should be. About the same weight as a nice pork butt so you know there is a lot of content inside. The book is beautifully laid out and highly organized providing expansive recipes along with accompanying pictures for many of them. Raichl ...more
Nov 03, 2011 David rated it it was amazing
This book is half travelogue, half cookbook. I very much enjoyed reading through it learning about the cultures the recipes came from and Steven's travel experiences researching the book. I don't think I ever tried any of the recipes, but they looked quite good.

GoodReads seems to think The Barecue Bible! (0761149430) and Barbecue! Bible : Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades, Bastes, Butters, and Glazes (0761119795) are different editions of the same book. They are not the same. Anyone know how to break
Sep 11, 2015 Tim rated it really liked it
A mammoth book by what appears to be the most prolific of US authors on all things BBQ.
from a UK readers point of view there's lots of interesting information on this under utilised, UK that is, form of cooking with some nice B & W period photos.
But what is it about US cookery books. They all seem to be great, fat paperback tomes, which in order to read as you prep you are in danger of cracking the spine.
On the other hand they are normally cheap compared to UK cookery books
Apr 30, 2014 Suzanne rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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*I was given this book in exchange for an honest review*

Great book filled with a wide variety of recipes! Has very good instructions and the pictures are very helpful in showing how to do specific actions.
Aug 18, 2008 Benjamin rated it liked it
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Pretty good variety. Nice to see some "colorful" stories of where the dishes come from. Very flavorful, though assumes that the reader has a variety of grills/smokers/etc than one would normally have.
Dec 02, 2009 Pjtibbetts rated it liked it
Goes beyond "how to cook ribs", takes you worldwide with barbecue recipes from all continents.
Oct 12, 2007 Mary rated it it was amazing
All the recipes Mickey and I have tried have been good to outstanding. A must for anyone into grilling!
May 11, 2016 Nikki rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Soo good, definitely love!
Oct 02, 2007 Erin rated it it was amazing
This really is the BBQ Bible! It has such a huge variety of recipes, you could make your dinner on the BBQ all summer long! The shrimp recipes are especially wonderful.
Sep 28, 2010 john rated it it was amazing
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Awesome recipes. After making the rubs in the back of the book, ive never bought "premade" again.
Aug 05, 2015 Katherine rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
WOW...everything and more you would like to know about the all time favorite American eats.
Mar 24, 2009 David rated it it was amazing
Another great one, Steven's passion and knowledge for BBQ is amazing, and this book is indisensable.
Craig Colman
The must have BBQ book
May 23, 2008 Theo rated it it was amazing
You can't beat this book or Steven Raichlen for BBQ. Best money I've spent on grilling next to my grill.
Jun 02, 2008 Jill rated it liked it
myhubby has grilled some wonderful dinners from this one
Paul Larman
Jul 08, 2015 Paul Larman rated it it was amazing
Excellent book
Tons of great recipes and good stories
May 13, 2013 Ben rated it it was amazing
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Another great cookbook from Steven Raichlen. The only two problems with the book are there are almost too many recipes and the quality of the binding is very poor.
Sep 14, 2012 Robert rated it it was amazing
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Man if you want to learn different ideas about cooking meats outside, can't beat this book.
Jun 03, 2012 Joyce rated it it was amazing
Excellent, lots and lots of good recipes.
Eric Taylor
Everyone who cooks in their backyard should own this book.
Sep 12, 2009 Travis rated it really liked it
An enormous book, full of helpful information and recipes to help you barbecue every form of food on the planet.
If you own a grill, you should have a copy of this book.
Joshua Schenck
Aug 11, 2014 Joshua Schenck rated it it was amazing
Buy this, now.
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