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.
- Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades–Bastes, Butters & Glazes, Too (2017)
- Smokin’ with Myron Mixon: Recipes Made Simple, from the Winningest Man in Barbecue: A Cookbook (2011)
- Operation BBQ: 200 Smokin’ Recipes from Competition Grand Champions (2019)
- The Barbecue Smoker’s Journal: Take Notes, Refine Your Process, Improve Your Results, 54 Journal Sheets (2018)
- The Brisket Chronicles: How to Barbecue, Braise, Smoke, and Cure the World’s Most Epic Cut of Meat (2019)
- Smokelore: A Short History of Barbecue in America (2019)
- The Barbecue! Bible (2008)
- VBQ―The Ultimate Vegan Barbecue Cookbook: Over 80 Recipes―Seared, Skewered, Smoking Hot! (2018)
- 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)
- Big Bob Gibson’s BBQ Book: Recipes and Secrets from a Legendary Barbecue Joint: A Cookbook (2009)
- 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)
- Korean Cooking Favorites: Kimchi, BBQ, Bibimbap and So Much More (%) (2019)
- BARBECUE: Quick Recipes To Throw The Best Summer BBQ (Healthy Cookbook) (2018)
- Peace, Love, & Barbecue: Recipes, Secrets, Tall Tales, and Outright Lies from the Legends of Barbecue: A Cookbook (2005)
- Pitmaster’s Log Book: Barbecue Notes & Perfected Recipes (2018)
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Barbecue 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.
Smokin’ with Myron Mixon: Recipes Made Simple, from the Winningest Man in Barbecue: A Cookbook (2011)
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.
Operation BBQ is a compilation of recipes from championship-winning barbecue teams who volunteer for disaster relief efforts across the United States.
The Barbecue Smoker’s Journal: Take Notes, Refine Your Process, Improve Your Results, 54 Journal Sheets (2018)
Want 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.
The Brisket Chronicles: How to Barbecue, Braise, Smoke, and Cure the World’s Most Epic Cut of Meat (2019)
Take 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.
Barbecue: 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.
The Barbecue! Bible (2008)
Now 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.
: 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.
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)
Wood 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.
Winners 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.
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)
Bill 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.
Step 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.
THE 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?
Peace, Love, & Barbecue: Recipes, Secrets, Tall Tales, and Outright Lies from the Legends of Barbecue: A Cookbook (2005)
A 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…
Pitmaster’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.
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 Library 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.
Rodney Scott's World of BBQ: Every Day Is a Good Day
Author(s): Rodney Scott; Lolis Eric Elie
ID: 2940665, Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale, Year: 2021, Size: 115 Mb, Format: epub
Barbecue and Grilling Recipes: Making Perfect BBQ for Meals: Barbecue Cookbook
Author(s): Maher, Brian
ID: 2979920, Publisher: Independently published, Year: 2021, Size: 25 Mb, Format: epub
The XXL BBQ Cookbook: The Complete Grilling Guide - Quick and Delicious Recipes for a perfect Barbecue Season incl. Side Dishes, Dips and Desserts
Author(s): Hammond, James
ID: 3000189, Publisher: Independently published, Year: 2021, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf
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.