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Cookbook Review – 300 Big & Bold Barbecue and Grilling Recipes

Updated on April 28, 2009

If you love to cook on your grill, you're sure to want to add 300 Big & Bold Barbecue and Grilling Recipes to your cookbook collection. This terrific book is packed with recipes that every grilling enthusiast is sure to enjoy preparing and eating. It's packed with unique and delicious recipes designed to be prepared with a grill or smoker, so you'll be able to greatly expand your outdoor cooking repertoire when you master some of the simple yet tasty dishes included in the book.

About the Book

The book opens with a comprehensive and informative section packed with tips for improving your grilling and smoking cooking skills. You'll learn interesting facts that can help your outdoor meals taste even better, such as how to avoid a wood smoke flavor, tips for making the most of direct and indirect heat, how to estimate the temperature of your grill, and much more.

No matter what kinds of meals you like to prepare using your grill or smoker, you're sure to find new recipes that you won't be able to wait to try in this book. You'll find directions for preparing delicious rubs and sauces, as well as preparation instructions for many superb meat dishes, vegetables, fruit recipes, soups, salads, and many additional recipes.

The meat entrees are arranged by type, with sections dedicated to fish, shellfish, poultry, pork, beef, and lamb. There is also a section for specialty meats, including quail, grouse, duck, pheasant, and more. It's easy to find any type of recipe you want to prepare in this well organized, easy to follow cookbook.

About the Recipes

The recipes in 300 Big & Bold Barbecue and Grilling Recipes are not difficult to prepare, but they are quite unique. You won't find more of the "same old, same old" in this book. Instead, you'll find interesting selections like Grilled Swordfish with Sun-Dried Tomato Relish, Steakhouse Filets with Fried Onion Slivers and Bernaise Sauce, and Smoked Proscuitto-Wrapped Turkey Breast.

While many barbecue cookbooks focus on main dishes, this recipe collection includes quite a few delicious side dish ideas that offer a welcome change from the "usual" outdoor meal fare. Some of the most interesting side dish recipes include: Barbecued White Beans with Bacon and Pear, Texas Cowpoke Pintos with Jalapeno Peppers, Stir-Grilled Baby Beets with Greek Onions and Lemon-Herb Butter, and Smoked Sweet Potato Casserole with Ginger, Lime and Brown Sugar.

Happy Outdoor Cooking and Dining

If you're ready to enjoy outdoor cooking this season and you want to try something new, this book is perfect for you! Even if you don't like to grill yourself, consider sharing a copy with your favorite grilling enthusiast. You'll likely be rewarded by an invitation to enjoy a delicious meal featuring several of the recipes!


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    ladyvenus 8 years ago

    people in our place loves eating barbecue togerther with a pair of drink.