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Best Bbq Books That You Need

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Bbq books.

1. Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades–Bastes, Butters & Glazes, Too (2017)

Best Bbq Books That You NeedBarbecue sauces, rubs, and marinades are every griller’s secret weapon—the flavor boosters that give grilled food its character, personality, depth, and soul. Steven Raichlen, America’s “master griller” (Esquire), has completely updated and revised his bestselling encyclopedia of chile-fired rubs, lemony marinades, buttery bastes, pack-a-wallop sauces, plus mops, slathers, sambals, and chutneys. It’s a cornucopia of all the latest flavor trends, drawing from irresistible Thai, Mexican, Indian, Cajun, Jamaican, Italian, and French cuisines, as well as those building blocks from America’s own…
Author(s): Steven Raichlen

2. Smokin’ with Myron Mixon: Recipes Made Simple, from the Winningest Man in Barbecue: A Cookbook (2011)

Best Bbq Books That You Need  In the world of competitive barbecue, nobody’s won more prize money, more trophies, or more adulation than Myron Mixon. And he comes by it honestly: From the time he was old enough to stoke a pit, Mixon learned the art of barbecue at his father’s side. He grew up to expand his parent’s sauce business, Jack’s Old South, and in the process became the leader of the winningest team in competitive barbecue. It’s Mixon’s combination of killer instinct and killer recipes that has led him to three world championships and more than 180…
Author(s): Myron Mixon, Kelly Alexander

3. Operation BBQ: 200 Smokin’ Recipes from Competition Grand Champions (2019)

Best Bbq Books That You NeedOperation BBQ is a compilation of recipes from championship-winning barbecue teams who volunteer for disaster relief efforts across the United States. These unsung heroes develop BBQ dishes that wow crowds and judges everywhere, and then help feed displaced residents and emergency personnel―putting the “comfort” in “comfort food.” Here, more than 70 teams of grand and world champion pitmasters bring their prized recipes and powerful stories to life in this exceptional cookbook. You don’t have to be a master chef to make these recipes; they have been scaled for the home cook wielding tongs at a backyard barbecue. Learn from…
Author(s): Cindi Mitchell, Stan Hays, et al.

4. The Barbecue Smoker’s Journal: Take Notes, Refine Your Process, Improve Your Results, 54 Journal Sheets (2018)

Best Bbq Books That You NeedWant to improve your BBQ and smoking results? It’s time to start keeping a record!The Barbecue Smoker’s journal includes 54 log sheets to track your meat, ingredients and overall process. A great tool to fine-tune and improve your results. A handy, portable pocket sized 110 page notebook. Every journal entry includes a double page spread with page numbers for quick reference and entry sections for logging: Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a beginner, The Barbecue Smoker’s Journal will help you achieve your best barbecue yet! It also makes the perfect thoughtful gift for your favorite BBQ lover, grill or…
Author(s): Smoke Stack Publishing

5. The Brisket Chronicles: How to Barbecue, Braise, Smoke, and Cure the World’s Most Epic Cut of Meat (2019)

Best Bbq Books That You NeedTake brisket to the next level: ’Cue it, grill it, smoke it, braise it, cure it, boil it—even bake it into chocolate chip cookies. Texas barbecued brisket is just the beginning: There’s also Jamaican Jerk Brisket and Korean Grilled Brisket to savor. Old School Pastrami and Kung Pao Pastrami, a perfect Passover Brisket with Dried Fruits and Sweet Wine, even ground brisket—Jakes Double Brisket Cheeseburgers. In dozens of unbeatable tips, Raichlen shows you just how to handle, prep, and store your meat for maximum tenderness and flavor. Plus plenty more recipes that are pure comfort food, perfect…
Author(s): Steven Raichlen

6. Smokelore: A Short History of Barbecue in America (2019)

Best Bbq Books That You NeedBarbecue: It’s America in a mouthful. The story of barbecue touches almost every aspect of our history. It involves indigenous culture, the colonial era, slavery, the Civil War, the settling of the West, the coming of immigrants, the Great Migration, the rise of the automobile, the expansion of suburbia, the rejiggering of gender roles. It encompasses every region and demographic group. It is entwined with our politics and tangled up with our race relations.Jim Auchmutey follows the delicious and contentious history of barbecue in America from the ox roast that celebrated the groundbreaking for the U.S. Capitol…
Author(s): Jim Auchmutey

7. The Barbecue! Bible (2008)

Best Bbq Books That You NeedNow the biggest and the best recipe collection for the grill is getting better: Announcing the full-color edition of The Barbecue! Bible, the 900,000-copy bestseller and winner of the IACP/Julia Child Cookbook Award. Redesigned inside and out for its 10th anniversary, The Barbecue! Bible now includes full-color photographs illustrating food preparation, grilling techniques, ingredients, and of course those irresistible finished dishes. A new section has been added with answers to the most frequently asked grilling questions, plus Steven’s proven tips, quick solutions to common mistakes, and more. And…
Author(s): Steven Raichlen

8. VBQ―The Ultimate Vegan Barbecue Cookbook: Over 80 Recipes―Seared, Skewered, Smoking Hot! (2018)

Best Bbq Books That You Need: smoky, succulent, and completely plant–based barbecued fare. Nadine Horn and Jörg Mayer have transformed the art of grilling into a veggie lover’s feast—complete with Grilled Bok Choy and Peppered Tofu Steak and everything in between. Here are over 80 recipes to satisfy every craving for food that’s fresh and fiery:  Over 100 mouth–watering photos prove it: VBQ takes everything you love about BBQ and adds a kick of color, creativity, and flavor. Plus, Horn and Mayer’s illustrated guide to tools and…
Author(s): Nadine Horn, Jörg Mayer

9. Wood Pellet Smoker and Grill Cookbook: Complete Smoker Cookbook for Smoking and Grilling, Ultimate BBQ Book with Tasty Recipes for Your Wood Pellet Grill (2019)

Best Bbq Books That You NeedWood Pellet Smoker and Grill Cookbook: Complete Smoker Cookbook for Smoking and Grilling, Ultimate BBQ Book with Tasty Recipes for Your Wood Pellet Grill: By Adam JonesThe ultimate smoker cookbook for wood pellet grill, use this complete guide to smoke all types of meat. An essential cookbook for those who want to smoke meat without needing expert help from others. Offers detailed guidance obtained by years of smoking meat includes clear instructions and step-by-step directions for every recipe. The guide will help you professionally smoke a…
Author(s): Adam Jones

10. Big Bob Gibson’s BBQ Book: Recipes and Secrets from a Legendary Barbecue Joint: A Cookbook (2009)

Best Bbq Books That You NeedWinners of the World Championship BBQ Cook-Off for six years in a row and with hundreds of other contest ribbons as well, nobody does barbecue better than Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q in Decatur, Alabama. Chris Lilly, executive chef of Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q and great-grandson-in-law of Big Bob himself, now passes on the family secrets in this quintessential guide to barbecue.From dry rubs to glazes and from sauces to slathers, Lilly gives the lowdown on Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q’s award-winning seasonings and combinations. You?ll learn the unique flavors of different…
Author(s): Chris Lilly

11. The Barbecue Lover’s Big Book of BBQ Sauces: 225 Extraordinary Sauces, Rubs, Marinades, Mops, Bastes, Pastes, and Salsas, for Smoke-Cooking or Grilling (2015)

Best Bbq Books That You NeedBill and Cheryl Jamison, the “king and queen of grilling and smoking” (Bon Appetit), are back with a book that gets right to the heart of what makes outdoor cooking work: a great sauce. Twenty-five years of travel to the barbecue citadels of the U.S. and world, plus countless hours perfecting their craft as they wrote award-winning books on outdoor cooking, have yielded up a book that gives any ol' backyard cook the means to create championship-style BBQ with ease.The Barbecue Lover's Big Book of BBQ Sauces is the first and only barbecue sauce book that caters to how outdoor chefs really cook. The book features 225 recipes,…
Author(s): Cheryl Jamison, Bill Jamison

12. Korean Cooking Favorites: Kimchi, BBQ, Bibimbap and So Much More (%) (2019)

Best Bbq Books That You NeedStep into the kitchen of Hyegyoung K. Ford, founder of the blog Beyond Kimchee, and discover the delicious, fail-safe meals she ate growing up in South Korea and now cooks for her own busy family. Perfected through generations, classics like Korean Sweet & Sour Pork are quick and comforting, and popular dishes like Spicy Korean Fried Chicken are surprisingly easy to make at home.Authentic flavors are simple to create with special tips for sourcing and working with key ingredients. Feast on an impressive spread of soups, stews, noodles and stir-fries, or…
Author(s): Hyegyoung K. Ford

13. BARBECUE: Quick Recipes To Throw The Best Summer BBQ (Healthy Cookbook) (2018)

Best Bbq Books That You NeedTHE SUN’S OUT, THE BBQ’S OUT !Do you want to impress your friends with a gorgeous-looking BBQ but don’t really know where to start? Are you already a BBQ expert but want to get some new fresh ideas?Did you know grilled food is one of the healthiest out there, because grilled meat sheds its fat as it cooks? Nothing beats eating a good grill in your garden kicking back with a cold drink or beer in a summer day!In this much-anticipated ebook, Gianni Martini unlocks the secrets behind great barbecues, and shares years’ worth of hard-won knowledge. Gianni Martini’s BARBECUE is a definitive resource…
Author(s): Mr Gianni Martini

14. Peace, Love, & Barbecue: Recipes, Secrets, Tall Tales, and Outright Lies from the Legends of Barbecue: A Cookbook (2005)

Best Bbq Books That You NeedA one-of-a-kind collection of recipes, photographs, and behind-the-scenes stories from legendary pitmaster Mike Mills.In Peace, Love, & Barbecue – a unique combination of cookbook, memoir, and travelogue – Mike Mills, the unrivalled king of barbecue, shares his passion for America’s favorite cuisine–its intense smoky flavors, its lore and traditions, and its wild cast of characters.Through conversational anecdotes and black-and-white photographs, readers meet a diverse circle of colleagues and friends and join Mills in a behind-the-scenes tour…
Author(s): Mike Mills , Amy Mills Tunnicliffe, et al.

15. Pitmaster’s Log Book: Barbecue Notes & Perfected Recipes (2018)

Best Bbq Books That You NeedPitmaster’s Log Book is your shortcut to Competition Quality Barbecue Document & capture all the essential variables of each cook. Then, with the easy to use page layout, figure out what you did right and where you can improve. In no time you will achieve a mastery of barbecue. Features: It doesn’t matter what you are cooking onWhatever your level of pitmaster expertise your barbeque can improve dramatically by using the Pitmaster’s Log Book. And it doesn’t matter what you are cooking or, if you have an offset smoker/barbecue pit, vertical smoker, pellet smoker, drum style…
Author(s): Rob Ainbinder, Michael Hall

Best Bbq Books That You Need

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some bbq books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Korean BBQ: Master Your Grill in Seven Sauces

Author(s): Bill Kim, Chandra Ram
Publisher: Ten Speed Press, Year: 2018, Size: 233 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2268037

Michael Symon’s Playing with Fire: BBQ and More from the Grill, Smoker, and Fireplace

Author(s): Michael Symon; Douglas Trattner
Publisher: Clarkson Potter, Year: 2018, Size: 308 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2293938

VBQ - The Ultimate Vegan BBQ Cookbook: Seared, Skewered, Smoking Hot!

Author(s): Nadine Horn
Publisher: The Experiment, Year: 2018, Size: 12 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2381722

Myron Mixon’s BBQ rules : the old-school guide to smoking meat

Author(s): Kelly Alexander, Myron Mixon
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang, Year: 2016, Size: 25 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1607666

More BBQ and Grilling for the Big Green Egg and Other Kamado-Style Cookers: An Independent Cookbook Including New Smoking, Grilling, Baking and Roasting Recipes

Author(s): Goodman, Ken; Mitchell, Eric C
Publisher: Page Street Publishing Co, Year: 2016, Size: 72 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2085080

Myron Mixon's BBQ rules : the old-school guide to smoking meat

Author(s): Mixon, Myron; Alexander, Kelly
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams;Steward, Taborii and Chang, Year: 2016, Size: 25 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2085101

The Southern States: Real Southern Recipes from America's Down-South (Southern Recipes, Southern Cookbook, Southern Cooking, BBQ Recipes, BBQ Cookbook, Cajun Cookbook, Cajun Recipes Book 1)

Author(s): Chef Maggie Chow
Publisher: BookSumo, Year: 2016, Size: 518 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2418792

BBQ bistro : simple, sophisticated french recipes for your grill

Author(s): Adler, Karen; Fertig, Judith; Legato, Steve; Muthuraj, Sophia; Soo Ping Chow, Frances J
Publisher: Perseus Books Group;Running Press, Year: 2015, Size: 7 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1421319

America's Best BBQ (revised edition)

Author(s): Davis, Ardie A; Kirk, Chef Paul
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC, Year: 2015, Size: 8 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2071699

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to The New York Times, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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