The Ultimate List of Grilling and Barbecue Books

Nothing says summer like cooking on a grill. Grilling or barbecue is perfect for parties and outdoor dinners, and there are tons of delicious options for beginners and grill masters alike. Check out these books for tips, recipes and more! 

125 Reasons to Light Your Fire!

The Iron Chef returns to his grilling roots in this sequel to the his bestselling book Boy Meets Grill.
 

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Rachael Ray, #1 New York Times bestselling author and media mogul, offers up the ultimate burger book. The Book of Burger is filled with over 300 recipes for burgers, sliders, sides, sloppies, hot dogs, sandwiches, sauces, toppings and more.

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They’re easy. They’re flavorful. And they’re right at your fingertips. The 50 Best Barbecue Recipes is an appetizing selection of delicious traditional favorites and new spins on old stand-bys. From Thai Steak Kebobs to Cowboy Pork Chops, there’s plenty included so you can whip up satisfying and tasty snacks and meals. Enjoy!

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From New York Times bestselling authors and grill experts David Joachim and Andrew Schloss, comes Williams-Sonoma Grill School, the all-inclusive guide to grilling. With 30 easy-to-master lessons, failproof techniques, and over 100 mouthwatering recipes, you'll be well on your way to becoming a grill master. 

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In the spirit of the oral historians who tracked down and told the stories of America’s original bluesmen, this is a journey into the southern heartland to discover the last of the great roadside whole hog pitmasters who hold onto the heritage and the secrets of America’s traditional barbecue.

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65 recipes for grilling, smoking, and roasting with fire. Cooking with fire is primal. There is nothing simpler—no metalwork, no fancy gadgets, just food and flame—allowing you to take the most basic of ingredients and turn them into something special. Cultures across the globe have cooked in this way, developing their own innovative methods to combine heat and local flavors. 

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Sick of the same old burgers and dogs? Well, this book will nurse you back to health. Bringing you everything from starters and meaty mains to unique sauces, rubs, marinades, side dishes, and desserts, this is your go-to guide for the grill. Helping you master classics like steak au poivre and innovative preparations such as lamb kebabs with mint chimichurri, Grilling will transform your backyard into a mecca for family and friends.

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From kebabs and salads, to made-from-scratch sauces and seasonings, bring your garden to your grill with more than 250 mouthwatering vegetarian grilling recipes! 

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Ron Douglas fires up his outrageously successful America’s Most Wanted Recipes series in this essential guide to recreating the most popular grilled dishes from the country’s most famous restaurants.

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Summertime brings many things: warm weather, vacations, sandy beaches—and barbecues. It might seem impossible to plan a menu of healthy food for the backyard cookout or a picnic. But grilled meats and seafood are perfect for the low carb high fat (LCHF) diet, which emphasizes proteins and vegetables over sugar and flour.

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With Honorary Doctor of Barbeque Rick Browne, you’ll experience the fun and flavor of grilling in The Ultimate Guide to Grilling! A beloved fixture at barbecue festivals and restaurants across the nation, Rick Browne shares recipes for his favorite finger-lickin’, lip-smackin’ dishes, perfect for everyday dinners, special gatherings, and every occasion in between. With easy-to follow instructions and detailed photos, no griller should be without this cookbook.

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Barbecue contests are serious business. Major competitions and festivals now take place in twenty-eight states, and there are twenty BBQ associations and societies across the country committed to encouraging the art of smoking and grilling meat. While thousands of chefs compete for the best ribs or brisket, low-key backyard BBQ competitions are springing up all over the country, offering amateur smokers the chance to become the neighborhood BBQ king or queen.

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Charring, searing, smoking, burning . . . Techniques for achieving mouthwatering dishes with crispy textures and deep, robust flavors are no longer limited to the world of barbecue. Many in the culinary industry who’ve mastered the exciting art of food and fire refer to the savory result as the “fifth taste” after sweet, salty, sour, and bitter. In fact, dishes infused with fire and smoke are showing up everywhere on today’s menus across the country. With Charred & Smoked, you can prepare these same innovative and delicious meals from the comfort of your own kitchen or backyard grill.

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If you think grilling is just for burgers and hot dogs, think again. Hot & Hip Grilling Secrets is the exciting new cookbook that shows you how much more your grill can do, and how easy and fun it is to cook with fire. Prepare for the week by grilling up flavorful meat and veggies for salads and wraps. Whip up a healthy weeknight stir fry your whole family will love. Host a party without spending the whole day in the kitchen! 

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