Grill master Cookbook
The angle: No one becomes a grill master overnight — start here.
Recipes for right now: Jalapeño-Bacon-Cheddar Burgers, Carne Asada Tacos, Smoked Prime Rib, Baby Back Ribs with Asian-Style Glaze, Caribbean Jerk Chicken, Moroccan-Style Halibut, Grilled Eggplant with Feta
Who would enjoy this book? Cooks who are new to grilling
• Who wrote it: Fred Thompson for Williams-Sonoma
• Who published it: Weldon Owen
• Number of recipes: 100
• Other highlights: This feels like a solid intro to grilling for someone eager to get their grill on, but unsure exactly where to start. The book begins with a comprehensive look a different grill styles, how to build a charcoal fire, equipment, and different grilling techniques. Lots of pictures in this section illustrate how everything should look and feel at each stage.
The recipes span a good range, from a basic cowboy steak to things like paella and smoked duck breasts — lots to occupy an enthusiastic griller all summer! I particularly appreciate that each recipe comes with a "game plan" outlining essential steps and timing for the recipe.
It's Reader Request Week at The Kitchn!
This post was requested by numerous readers.
Apartment Therapy Media makes every effort to test and review products fairly and transparently. The views expressed in this review are the personal views of the reviewer and this particular product review was not sponsored or paid for in any way by the manufacturer or an agent working on their behalf. However, the manufacturer did give us the product for testing and review purposes.