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favorite cookbooks

cas_sjcas_sj Posts: 6
edited January 2012 in Root

There might be another thread on this, but I didn't see it.

What are some favorite smoker/barcecue books out there that everyone relies on.

Of course there are great resources and advice available on this and other sites (ie NakedWhiz gets a big shoutout), and I suppose honorable mention should go to the BGE cookbook.  Just looking to add to my library and interested in your input....


  • AD18AD18 Posts: 174
    My go to book is Paul Kirk's Championship Barbecue.  Lot's of good stuff.  I also like Big Bob Gibson's Book.  More good info and really great stories surrounding the restaurant, family, and cooking.  
    Large BGE, Weber 22.5 kettle, Weber Genesis
    Cobourg, Ontario
  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,366
    Adam Perry Lang, Serious BBQ is a good un. 

    Drbbq's Big Time BBQ is a great addition to your shelf as well. Lots of good advice and a comprehensive selection of recipes.

    Happy reading.
    Twitter: @dizzypigbbq
    Facebook: Dizzy Pig Seasonings
  • ChokeOnSmokeChokeOnSmoke Posts: 1,800
    edited January 2012
    There's some good stuff in here.
    Description: 175 Make-Your-Own Sauces, Marinades, Dry Rubs, Wet Rubs, Mops, and Salsas.
    Packerland, Wisconsin

  • If you're somewhat of a Newbie I would recommend "Mastering The Grill" by Andrew Schloss & David Joachim. It has plenty of recipes but is more of a textbook covering even things like "free range" and "grass fed". It has different chapters on grilling veggies along with one on fruit, desserts and dough. Excellent all-purpose book.

    My other "go to" books are:

    Smoke & Spice by Cheryl & Bill Jamison


    Marinades, Rubs, Brines, Cures & Glazes by Jim Tarantino

    The other books mentioned are also very good.

  • CrimsongatorCrimsongator Posts: 5,766

    Chris Lily's or Myron Mixon's cookbooks are outstanding. A great read is Mike Mills "Peace, Love, BBQ"


    An all purpose grilling book is "The Essentials of Grilling" from William's Sonoma.

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