Marketplace Books Rodney Scott's World of BBQ: Every Day Is a Good Day: A Cookbook
Author: Rodney Scott, Lolis Eric ElieIn the first cookbook by a Black pitmaster, James Beard Award-winning chef Rodney Scott celebrates an incredible culinary legacy through his life story, family traditions, and unmatched dedication to his craft. ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR: The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time Out, Food52, Taste of Home, Garden & Gun, Epicurious, Vice, Salon, Southern Living, Wired, Library Journal - "BBQ is such an important part of African American history, and no one is better at BBQ than Rodney."--Marcus Samuelsson, chef and restaurateur Rodney Scott was born with barbecue in his blood. He cooked his first whole hog, a specialty of South Carolina barbecue, when he was just eleven years old. At the time, he was cooking at Scott's Bar-B-Q, his family's barbecue spot in Hemingway, South Carolina. Now, four decades later, he owns one of the country's most awarded and talked-about barbecue joints, Rodney Scott's Whole Hog BBQ in Charleston. In this cookbook, co-written by award-winning writer Lolis Eric Elie, Rodney spills what makes his pit-smoked turkey, barbecued spare ribs, smoked chicken wings, hush puppies, Ella's Banana Puddin', and award-winning whole hog so special. Moreover, his recipes make it possible to achieve these special flavors yourself, whether you're a barbecue pro or a novice. From the ins and outs of building your own pit to poignant essays on South Carolinian foodways and traditions, this stunningly photographed cookbook is the ultimate barbecue reference. It is also a powerful work of storytelling. In this modern American success story, Rodney details how he made his way from the small town where he worked for his father in the tobacco fields and in the smokehouse, to the sacrifices he made to grow his family's business, and the tough decisions he made to venture out on his own in Charleston. Rodney Scott's World of BBQ is an uplifting story that speaks to how hope, hard work, and a whole lot of optimism built a rich celebration of his heritage--and of unforgettable barbecue.About the AuthorRodney Scott is the chef and coowner of Rodney Scott's BBQ in Charleston, South Carolina, Birmingham, Alabama, and Atlanta, Georgia. He has been featured in the Netflix series Chef's Table: BBQ, on The Splendid Table, Parts Unknown, It's Alive, and Eater, and in The New York Times and Condé Nast Traveler, among other publications. He won the James Beard Award for Best Chef Southeast in 2018. Rodney lives outside of Charleston with his wife and son. Lolis Eric Elie is a writer and filmmaker. He was a writer on HBO's Treme, OWN's Greenleaf, and Amazon Prime's The Man in the High Castle; his work has appeared in Best African American Essays, The New York Times, Gourmet, and Saveur, and he has been featured on 60 Minutes. He is a New Orleans native and is one of the founders of the Southern Foodways Alliance.
Marketplace Books Life of Fire: Mastering the Arts of Pit-Cooked Barbecue, the Grill, and the Smokehouse: A Cookbook
Author: Pat Martin, Nick Fauchald"The most important book on cooking over live fire in decades. Life of Fire illuminates it all, from coal beds, to home-built pits (in minutes!) to simple, delicious, recipes and enough whole hog know-how to impress the weekend warriors without intimidating newcomers."--Andrew Zimmern One of the few pitmasters still carrying the torch of West Tennessee whole-hog barbecue, Nashville's Pat Martin has studied and taught this craft for years. Now he reveals all he knows about the art of barbecue and live fire cooking. Through beautiful photography and detailed instruction, the lessons start with how to prepare and feed a fire--what wood to use, how to build a pit or a grill, how to position it to account for the weather--then move into cooking through all the stages of that fire's life. You'll sear tomatoes for sandwiches and infuse creamed corn with the flavor of char from the temperamental, adolescent fire. Next, you'll grill chicken with Alabama white sauce over the grown-up fire, and, of course, you'll master pit-cooked whole hog, barbecue ribs, turkey, pork belly, and pork shoulder over the smoldering heat of mature coals. Finally, you'll roast vegetables buried in white ash, and you'll smoke bacon and country hams in the dying embers of the winter fire. For Pat Martin, grilling, barbecuing, and smoking is a whole lifetime's worth of practice and pleasure--a life of fire that will transform the way you cook.About the AuthorPat Martin is a true leader in American barbecue. He is the owner of Nashville-based Martin's BBQ Joint, with nine locations throughout the South.
Marketplace Books Whole Hog BBQ: The Gospel of Carolina Barbecue with Recipes from Skylight Inn and Sam Jones BBQ [A Cookbook]
Author: Sam Jones, Daniel VaughnThe definitive guide to one of the most iconic barbecue traditions--Carolina-style chopped pork--from the third generation pitmaster of Sam Jones BBQ and the legendary Skylight Inn, featuring more than 20 family recipes for large-batch barbecue, sides, and desserts. In the world of barbecue, Carolina-style pork is among the most delicious and obsessed-over slow-cooked meats. Yet no one has told the definitive story of North Carolina barbecue--until now. In Whole Hog BBQ, Sam Jones and Daniel Vaughn recount the history of the Skylight Inn, which opened in 1947, and share step-by-step instructions for cooking a whole hog at home--from constructing a pit from concrete blocks to instructions for building a burn barrel--along with two dozen classic family recipes including cornbread, coleslaw, spare ribs, smoked turkey, country-style steak, the signature burger, and biscuit pudding.About the AuthorSAM JONES is the owner of Sam Jones BBQ and the grandson of Pete Jones, founder of the Skylight Inn in Ayden, North Carolina, which won a James Beard Award and has been open since 1947--and which is where Sam started honing his chops as a boy. He returned to the family business after rediscovering barbecue through writing a 15-page essay on the topic for a college assignment. DANIEL VAUGHN is the country's first barbecue editor. He holds this post at Texas Monthly magazine and has also contributed to Bon Appétit, Lucky Peach, First We Feast, Los Angeles magazine, and Time. He is the author of Prophets of Smoked Meat.
Marketplace Books The Original Guide to Barbecue in the South
Author: Taylor BruceA story-based travel guide for the best experience of the Southern barbecueCreated in partnership with YETI and the Atlanta History Center, this limited-run, specialty guide features interviews with pitmasters, a barbecue almanac, our list of the 40 essential joints in the region, odes to Southern 'cue, original illustrations and more. Sold online exclusively through the Wildsam website.
Marketplace Books Barbecue: A Savor the South Cookbook
Author: John Shelton ReedJohn Shelton Reed's Barbecue celebrates a southern culinary tradition forged in coals and smoke. Since colonial times southerners have held barbecues to mark homecomings, reunions, and political campaigns; today barbecue signifies celebration as much as ever. In a lively and amusing style, Reed traces the history of southern barbecue from its roots in the sixteenth-century Caribbean, showing how this technique of cooking meat established itself in the coastal South and spread inland from there. He discusses how choices of meat, sauce, and cooking methods came to vary from one place to another, reflecting local environments, farming practices, and history.Reed hopes to preserve the South's barbecue traditions by providing the home cook with fifty-one recipes for many classic varieties of barbecue and for the side dishes, breads, and desserts that usually go with it. Featured meats range from Pan-Southern Pork Shoulder to Barbecued Chicken Two Ways to West Texas Beef Ribs, while rubs and sauces include Memphis Pork Rub, Piedmont Dip, and Lone Star Sauce and Mop. Cornbread, hushpuppies, and slaw are featured side dishes, and Dori's Peach Cobbler and Pig-Pickin' Cake provide a sweet finish. This book will put southerners in touch with their heritage and let those who aren't southerners pretend that they are. About the AuthorReed, John Shelton: - John Shelton Reed lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Cofounder of the Campaign for Real Barbecue (TrueCue.org), his many books include Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue, coauthored with Dale Volberg Reed.
Marketplace Books Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue
Author: John Shelton Reed, Dale Volberg ReedNorth Carolina is home to the longest continuous barbecue tradition on the North American mainland. Now available for the first time in paperback, Holy Smoke is a passionate exploration of the lore, recipes, traditions, and people who have helped shape North Carolina's signature slow-food dish. A new preface by the authors examines the latest news, good and bad, from the world of Tar Heel barbecue, and their updated guide to relevant writing, films, and websites is an essential. They trace the origins of North Carolina 'cue and the emergence of the heated rivalry between Eastern and Piedmont styles. They provide detailed instructions for cooking barbecue at home, along with recipes for the traditional array of side dishes that should accompany it. The final section of the book presents some of the people who cook barbecue for a living, recording firsthand what experts say about the past and future of North Carolina barbecue. Filled with historic and contemporary photographs showing centuries of North Carolina's barbeculture, as the authors call it, Holy Smoke is one of a kind, offering a comprehensive exploration of the Tar Heel barbecue tradition. About the AuthorJohn Shelton Reed and Dale Volberg Reed live in Chapel Hill, N.C. Both are members of the Southern Foodways Alliance. John Shelton Reed is author of Barbecue: A Savor the South Cookbook, and he is co-founder of The Campaign for Real Barbecue (http: //www.truecue.org) and one of the moving spirits of the Carolina Barbecue Society. William McKinney founded the Carolina BBQ Society while a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He now lives in Virginia
Marketplace Books North Carolina's Roadside Eateries: A Traveler's Guide to Local Restaurants, Diners, and Barbecue Joints
Author: D. G. MartinWant to eat like the locals? D. G. Martin has spent years traveling the major roadways of North Carolina, on the lookout for community, local history, and, of course, a good home-cooked meal. Here D. G. is your personal tour guide to more than 100 notable local roadway haunts that serve not only as places to eat but also as fixtures of their communities.*Features locally owned and time-tested community favorites*Covers a range of food tastes from BBQ joints and country kitchens to Mexican restaurants and Greek diners*Introduces diners to the restaurant owners and locals who make these places unique*Includes current contact information, hours, directions*Features nearby points of interest to explore after eatingThis handy reference to good food just off North Carolina's interstates should find a spot in every Tar Heel traveler's glove compartment. About the AuthorMartin, D. G.: - D. G. Martin is a newspaper columnist and the current host of UNC-TV's North Carolina Bookwatch.
Marketplace Books Bludso's BBQ Cookbook: A Family Affair in Smoke and Soul
Author: Kevin BludsoThis is low and slow Texas BBQ done right: a family affair in smoke and soul, told through 75 recipes and stories from the founder of famous Los Angeles-based Bludso's BBQ.Kevin Bludso was born and raised in Compton, California, by a Black Panther-supporting mother and a police officer father. To stay out of trouble, he spent his summers in Corsicana, Texas, where he was schooled on the art of barbecue and worked long, hot hours on the pits at his granny's legendary BBQ stand. In 2008, Kevin opened his own Bludso's BBQ, a small walk-up stand in the heart of Compton that has led to multiple locations in California, Texas, and even Australia. In this honest and engaging cookbook, Kevin teaches you everything you need to know about BBQ: from choosing, seasoning, and cleaning your pit to selecting your brisket, ribs, and sausages, plus all the rubs and sauces you could need. Kevin also shares seventy-five delicious recipes for main meats such as BBQ Lamb Leg, Spicy Curried Oxtails, Buffalo Rib Tips, Blackened Catfish, and Grilled Mojo Shrimp; sides such as Creole Cabbage, Pinto Beans, and Down Home Mac & Cheese; and even desserts such as Mom's Banana Pudding, Buttermilk Pie, and Kevin's famous Hennessy on the Rocks, along with mouthwatering photographs to accompany them. But Bludso's BBQ Cookbook is also a story about Kevin's family and community. It's a love letter to the often misunderstood city of Compton, and the story of how Kevin has fed and supported his own community while teaching everyone the art of barbecue. This is more than a cookbook; it's Kevin's incredibly personal story of family, food, and how following your passion sometimes leads you back home.About the AuthorKevin Bludso is a chef, television personality, and two-time Steve Harvey Neighborhood Award Winner. In 2008, he opened Bludso's BBQ, his small takeout stand in Compton, California. It has since grown into an international empire, with a flagship restaurant in Hollywood, a concession stand at the LAFC Soccer Stadium, a location in Proud Bird by LAX, and a sprawling restaurant and bar called San Antone by Bludso's BBQ in the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia. He is a judge on The American Barbecue Showdown on Netflix and has appeared on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and Bong Appétit, and as a recurring guest judge on Bar Rescue.Noah Galuten is a chef and James Beard Award-nominated cookbook author. He trained in Compton under Kevin Bludso and became the chef of Bludso's Bar & Que and Texas BBQ restaurant in Los Angeles. Noah also co-authored On Vegetables: Modern Recipes for the Home Kitchen with Jeremy Fox.
Author: Matt MooreIn The South's Best Butts, food writer and Southern gentleman, Matt Moore, waves away clouds of smoke to give barbecue-lovers a sneak peek into the kitchens and smokehouses of a handful of the Barbecue Belt's most revered pitmasters. He uncovers their tried-and-true techniques gleaned over hours, days, and years toiling by fire and spit, coaxing meltingly tender perfection from the humble pig--the foundation of Southern BBQ. More than a book of recipes, Matt explores how the marriage of meat, cooking method, and sauce varies from place to place based on history and culture, climate, available ingredients and wood, and always the closely-guarded, passed-down secrets followed like scripture. Because no meat plate is complete in the South without "all the fixin's" to round out the meal, Matt cues up patron-sanctioned recipes from every establishment he visits. One thing is for certain...this book will change the way you cook, smoke, grill, and eat, but be warned: Your own butt may suffer in the process.About the AuthorMatt Moore' s work has garnered critical acclaim far and wide, from the BBC to The New York Times. Moore' s narrative style, hosting skills, and recipes have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Southern Living, and Esquire, as well as on TODAY, VH1, and FOX, among other outlets. His most recent book was A Southern Gentleman's Kitchen.
Marketplace Books The Franklin Barbecue Collection [Special Edition, Two-Book Boxed Set]: Franklin Barbecue and Franklin Steak
Author: Aaron Franklin, Jordan MacKayFrom brisket to steak, here's everything you need to know about meat. This deluxe boxed set from the revered pitmaster and New York Times bestselling author behind Austin's Franklin Barbecue features exclusive paperback editions of his already iconic books: Franklin Barbecue and Franklin Steak. From America's foremost barbecue authority and bestselling author Aaron Franklin comes this collection of two essential books for anyone interested in cooking meat to perfection. Franklin and James Beard Award-winning coauthor Jordan Mackay unlock the secrets behind truly great barbecue and mind-blowing steak, sharing years' worth of hard-won knowledge. Franklin Barbecue This bestselling book is the definitive resource for the backyard pitmaster, with chapters dedicated to building or customizing your own smoker; finding and curing the right wood; creating and tending perfect fires; sourcing top-quality meat; and, of course, cooking mind-blowing, ridiculously delicious barbecue. Franklin Steak This indispensable guide is the be-all, end-all to cooking the perfect steak, buying top-notch beef, seasoning to perfection, and finding or building the ideal cooking vessel. For any meat lover, backyard grill master, or fan of Franklin's fun yet authoritative approach, this book is a must-have.About the AuthorAaron Franklin is one of the biggest, most recognized names in barbecue and the wider food world. His restaurant, Franklin Barbecue, has won every major barbecue award and has been in magazines ranging from GQ to Bon Appétit. The line to get into his Austin, Texas, hotspot is as long as ever, and the restaurant has sold out of brisket every day of its existence.Jordan Mackay is a James Beard Award-winning writer on wine, spirits, and food. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Wine and Spirits, Food & Wine, and Gourmet, among others. He has co-authored a number of cookbooks, including Secrets of the Sommeliers, a James Beard Award winner; Two in the Kitchen; Franklin Steak; and Franklin Barbecue, which spent twelve weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.
Marketplace Books The Ultimate BBQ Guide
Author: Olivia SmithINTRODUCTIONWelcome to the BBQ cookbook!You're about to embark upon an adventure that is not only fun, but maybe even a little addicting. One thing's for sure, though: It's delicious!You're new to grilling? You're afraid to light a barbecue? Well, have no fear. It's not as complicated as it looks. This book has got some recipes ready to go and some even call for indoor grilling!What is BBQ?Barbecue originated from the Caribbean word 'barbacoa', which is a native Indian structure used for smoking meats.It's important to note that grilling and barbecuing are two different concepts. While grilling uses high and direct heat for quick cooks (think burgers, hot dogs, and steak), Barbecuing, on the other hand, requires indirect, consistent, low heat and longer cook times. Barbecuing also uses different types of smoke wood for an additional layer of flavour on top of the charcoal smoke. Meat used for BBQ is also tends to have a higher fat content, which provides tenderization and flavour over a long cooking time.Tips to get you started: To avoid losing juices during turning, always flip your meat or vegetables using tongs or a spatula. Don't press down anything with a spatula while they're grilling! This squeezes out the juices. For great smoky flavour, soak some wood chips in water. To infuse grilled foods with herb essence, toss herbs directly onto the charcoal while you're grilling.
Marketplace Books Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto [A Cookbook]
Author: Aaron Franklin, Jordan MacKayNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A complete meat and brisket-cooking education from the country's most celebrated pitmaster and owner of the wildly popular Austin restaurant Franklin Barbecue. When Aaron Franklin and his wife, Stacy, opened up a small barbecue trailer on the side of an Austin, Texas, interstate in 2009, they had no idea what they'd gotten themselves into. Today, Franklin Barbecue has grown into the most popular, critically lauded, and obsessed-over barbecue joint in the country (if not the world)--and Franklin is the winner of every major barbecue award there is. In this much-anticipated debut, Franklin and coauthor Jordan Mackay unlock the secrets behind truly great barbecue, and share years' worth of hard-won knowledge. Franklin Barbecue is a definitive resource for the backyard pitmaster, with chapters dedicated to building or customizing your own smoker; finding and curing the right wood; creating and tending perfect fires; sourcing top-quality meat; and of course, cooking mind-blowing, ridiculously delicious barbecue, better than you ever thought possible.About the AuthorAARON FRANKLIN is a native of Bryan, Texas, and the co-owner and co-founder (along with his wife, Stacy) of Franklin Barbecue. Franklin Barbecue opened its doors in 2009, and has since gone on to win many awards, including "Best Barbecue in Texas" from Texas Monthly and "Best Barbecue in America" from Bon Appétit. Franklin is also the host of the PBS series BBQ with Franklin. He and Stacy live in Austin with their daughter, Vivian. JORDAN MACKAY is the wine and spirits critic for San Francisco magazine, and the coauthor of the James Beard Award-winning Secrets of the Sommeliers. He lives in San Francisco.
Marketplace Books Down South: Bourbon, Pork, Gulf Shrimp & Second Helpings of Everything: A Cookbook
Author: Donald Link, Paula DisbroweThe James Beard Award-winning chef behind some of New Orleans's most beloved restaurants, including Cochon and Herbsaint, Donald Link unearths true down home Southern cooking in this cookbook featuring more than 100 reicpes. Link rejoices in the slow-cooked pork barbecue of Memphis, fresh seafood all along the Gulf coast, peas and shell beans from the farmlands in Mississippi and Alabama, Kentucky single barrel bourbon, and other regional standouts in 110 recipes and 100 color photographs. Along the way, he introduces all sorts of characters and places, including pitmaster Nick Pihakis of Jim 'N Nick's BBQ, Louisiana goat farmer Bill Ryal, beloved Southern writer Julia Reed, a true Tupelo honey apiary in Florida, and a Texas lamb ranch with a llama named Fritz. Join Link Down South, where tall tales are told, drinks are slung back, great food is made to be shared, and too many desserts, it turns out, is just the right amount.Award: IACP Crystal Whisk Award - WinnerAbout the AuthorDONALD LINK is the chef-owner of Herbsaint, Cochon, Cochon Butcher, Pêche, and Calcasieu in New Orleans. He won the James Beard award for Best Chef South in 2007 and is a finalist for the 2017 James Beard award for Outstanding Chef. His first book, Real Cajun, won the James Beard award for Best American Cookbook. PAULA DISBROWE is the author of Cowgirl Cuisine and co-author of Real Cajun and Susan Spicer's Crescent City Cooking. She lives in Austin, TX.
Author: Matthew RegisterInformed by the history of classic southern recipes, Southern Smoke is an intriguing dive into the barbecue of North Carolina, the Lowcountry, Memphis, and the Delta, with must-try meats, sides, and desserts. For years, Matthew Register, the owner and pitmaster of Southern Smoke Barbecue, has been obsessed with the history of southern recipes. Armed with a massive collection of cookbooks from the 1900s and overflowing boxes of recipe cards from his grandmother, he hits the kitchen. Over weeks, sometimes months, he forges updated versions of timeworn classics. Locals and tourists alike flock to his restaurant in Garland, North Carolina (population 700), to try these unique dishes. Now you can make them all at home. In this book, Matthew teaches the basics of smoking with a grill or smoker. He outlines how to manage the fire for long smoking sessions and shares pitmaster tips for common struggles (like overcoming "the stall" on large pieces of meat). He then explores iconic barbecue regions and traditions: Start off in North Carolina, the home of slow-smoked pork and tangy vinegar sauce. Other highlights include chicken quarters with church sauce, barbecue potatoes, collard chowder, and pork belly hash. Travel the Lowcountry, where seafood meets barbecue. Go all out with frogmore stew, pickled shrimp, and fire-roasted oysters, or sample unique recipes like funeral grits, likker pudding, and James Island shrimp pie. Then take a trip to Memphis and the Delta, a longtime barbecue hub known for dry-rubbed ribs. Other standouts might surprise you Learn the secrets behind Delta tamales, Merigold tomatoes, okra fries with comeback sauce, and country style duck. And, of course, what barbecue spread is complete without baked goods? The final chapter includes everything from skillet cornbread and benne seed biscuits to chocolate chess pie and pecan-studded bread pudding. Whether you've long been a fan of barbecue or are just starting your own barbecue journey, Southern Smoke offers a unique collection of recipes and stories for today's home cook. About the AuthorChef Matthew Register and his wife Jessica own Southern Smoke BBQ, which has been featured in Food & Wine magazine, on The Today Show, and was named one of the top 25 BBQ restaurants in the US by Men's Journal. They also own South Cateringand the Southern Smoke BBQ food truck. Matthew has always had a passion for fine food and the outdoors, and he prides himself on incorporating fresh, local ingredients. Raised in rural, Eastern North Carolina, he grew up in a community that formed inseparable bonds through deep-rooted traditions at the dinner table. These traditions are ones that he hopes to sustain, not just for his three young children, but for his community and those who dine with him, as well.
Marketplace Books Buxton Hall Barbecue's Book of Smoke: Wood-Smoked Meat, Sides, and More
Author: Elliott MossSmoke savory meats and vegetables and cook the signature recipes from the kitchen of Buxton Hall Barbecue in Asheville, NC, with Buxton Hall Barbecue's Book of Smoke. Named by Southern Living in the top 10 of The South's Best BBQ Joints in 2020 In Buxton Hall Barbecue's Book of Smoke, believers in slow-smoked, old-fashioned barbecue will learn how to build and master their own pit, right at home. Start small with chicken or pit beef and work your way up to a whole hog. If you're not yet ready for the pit or limited on space, Moss also teaches easy, economical ways to infuse wood-smoke into your food. Therecipes include all of the Buxton Hall favorites, including: Deep-fried Smoked Catfish Smoky Pimento Cheese Turnip Soup with Charred Onions Slow-cooked Collards You will also get whole hog, zero-waste recipes with tastes including: Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Cracklin Classic South Carolina-style Hash Chicken Bog And will finish the meal with Buxton's take on classic southern desserts like: Banana Pudding Pie Grape Hull Pie S'mores with Homemade Marshmallows About the AuthorElliott Moss has received national attention for his innovative cooking from the New York Times, Food & Wine, Martha Stewart Living, Southern Living, Bon Appetit, Garden & Gun, GQ, and other publications. He was nominated for a James Beard Award for Best Chef Southeast in 2013. He currently resides in Asheville, North Carolina, where he has been the head chef at celebrated restaurant The Admiral and pop-up restaurants such as Punk Wok and The Thunderbird. He is now the co-owner and head chef of Buxton Hall Barbecue.
Marketplace Books Smokin' with Myron Mixon: Recipes Made Simple, from the Winningest Man in Barbecue: A Cookbook
Author: Myron Mixon, Kelly AlexanderThe winningest man in barbecause shares the secrets of his success. Rule number one? Keep it simple. 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 grand championships and made him the breakout star of TLC's BBQ Pitmasters. Now, for the first time, Mixon's stepping out from behind his rig to teach you how he does it. Rule number one: People always try to overthink barbecue and make it complicated. Don't do it Mixon will show you how you can apply his "keep it simple" mantra in your own backyard. He'll take you to the front lines of barbecue and teach you how to turn out 'cue like a seasoned pro. You'll learn to cook like Mixon does when he's on the road competing and when he's at home, with great tips on - the basics, from choosing the right wood to getting the best smoker or grill- the formulas for the marinades, rubs, injections, and sauces you'll need - the perfect ways to cook up hog, ribs, brisket, and chicken, including Mixon's famous Cupcake Chicken Mixon shares more than 75 of his award-winning recipes--including one for the most sinful burger you'll ever eat--and advice that will end any anxiety over cooking times and temps and change your backyard barbecues forever. He also fills you in on how he rose to the top of the competitive barbecue universe and his secrets for succulent success. Complete with mouth-watering photos, Smokin' with Myron Mixon will fire you up for a tasty time.About the AuthorMYRON MIXON was quite literarily born to barbecue. Raised in Vienna, Georgia, his father Jack owned a BBQ restaurant which Myron helped run. His parentsstarted selling Jack's Old South BBQ Sauce, and after his father died in 1996, Myron thought that by entering competitions he could sell some sauce. He washooked. He has appeared on the Today show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and the Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson. KELLY ALEXANDER is a formereditor at Food & Wine and Saveur magazine, and her work has appeared in theNew York Times, the New York Times Magazine, Gourmet, and Newsweek, amongst others. She also teaches food writing at Duke, and is a graduate ofNorthwestern's Medill School of Journalism.
Marketplace Books Callie's Biscuits and Southern Traditions: Heirloom Recipes from Our Family Kitchen
Author: Carrie MoreyThe popular owner-entrepreneur of Callie's Biscuits reveals her modern approach to traditional Southern cooking, sharing charming stories and fabulous, accessible recipes in a Southern-style Make the Bread, Buy the Butter. Carrie Morey started her company, Callie's Charleston Biscuits, with a simple goal: She wanted to make her mother Callie's delicious biscuits--unbelievably tender, buttery creations--accessible across the country. Carrie's handmade biscuits combine unique, brilliant flavors--sharp cheddar with fresh chives, cracked black pepper with cream cheese and green onions, and cinnamon biscuits so buttery they melt in your mouth. The biscuits are an iconic Southern staple, but they are just the beginning. Now Carrie Morey shares her modern approach to traditional Southern cooking in more than one hundred recipes that pair classic Lowcountry fare with surprising twists, for incredible results. Carrie guides you through the foundational techniques of Southern cooking to reveal how she developed her new takes on favorite heritage dishes and how to take the fuss and huge time investment out of traditional preparations. She shares skillet recipes passed down through generations, including Lemon Zest Cast-Iron Fried Shrimp, Macaroni Pie, and Cast-Iron Herb Lamb Chops. She gives roasting and slow-cooking techniques for Beef Stew with Herbed Sour Cream, Spicy Black-Eyed Pea Salad, and Roasted Pimento Cheese Chicken. Her DILLicious Cucumber Sandwiches, BBQ Chicken Salad Biscuits, Fiery Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs, and Summer Crab Salad will make any picnic or casual get-together a true Southern affair. And her desserts are to die for: Mama's Sour Cream Banana Pudding, Alex's Chocolate Chess Pie (so good that Carrie credits the pie for sparking her and her husband's whirlwind romance), and Blueberry and Peach Cobbler finish your meal on the perfect sweet note. Carrie also shares her family stories behind each recipe--growing up in Charleston, learning to cook from great Southern matriarchs, and founding and growing her business. Fill your kitchen with the comforting aroma of home-cooked goodness with Callie's Biscuits and Southern Traditions.About the AuthorMorey, Carrie: - Carrie Morey, daughter of Callie White, founded Callie's Charleston Biscuits in 2005 with the goal of making her mother's delicious biscuits accessible across the country. Touted by the Today show, Saveur, Food & Wine, Southern Living, The New York Times, and Oprah, her biscuits and pimento cheese collection are sold at high-end retail stores all over the country. Chosen as one of Martha Stewart's "Dreamers into Doers" in 2008, Carrie has been a guest lecturer on entrepreneurship at the College of Charleston School of Business for more than five years.
Marketplace Books Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South
Author: Vivian HowardVivian Howard, star of PBS's A Chef's Life, celebrates the flavors of North Carolina's coastal plain in more than 200 recipes and stories. This new classic of American country cooking proves that the food of Deep Run, North Carolina -- Vivian's home -- is as rich as any culinary tradition in the world. Organized by ingredient with dishes suited to every skill level, from beginners to confident cooks, Deep Run Roots features time-honored simple preparations alongside extraordinary meals from her acclaimed restaurant Chef and the Farmer. Home cooks will find photographs for every single recipe. Ten years ago, Vivian opened Chef and the Farmer and put the nearby town of Kinston on the culinary map. But in a town paralyzed by recession, she couldn't hop on every new culinary trend. Instead, she focused on rural development: If you grew it, she'd buy it. Inundated by local sweet potatoes, blueberries, shrimp, pork, and beans, Vivian learned to cook the way generations of Southerners before her had, relying on resourcefulness, creativity, and the traditional ways of preserving food. Deep Run Roots is the result of years of effort to discover the riches of Eastern North Carolina. Like The Fannie Farmer Cookbook, The Art of Simple Food, and The Taste of Country Cooking before it, this is landmark work of American food writing. Recipes include: Family favorites like Blueberry BBQ Chicken Creamed Collard-Stuffed Potatoes Fried Yams with Five-Spice Maple Bacon Candy Chicken and Rice Country-Style Pork Ribs in Red Curry-Braised Watermelon Show-stopping desserts like Warm Banana Pudding, Peaches and Cream Cake, Spreadable Cheesecake, and Pecan-Chewy Pie. You'll also find 200 more quick breakfasts, weeknight dinners, holiday centerpieces, seasonal preserves, and traditional preparations for all kinds of cooks.About the AuthorVivian Howard is the chef and owner of the acclaimed Chef and the Farmer restaurant in Kinston, North Carolina, fifteen miles from her home of Deep Run. She trained under Wylie Dufresne and Sam Mason at WD-50 and was a member of the opening team at Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Spice Market in New York. The first woman since Julia Child to win a Peabody Award for a cooking program, she co-created and stars in the PBS series A Chef's Life.
Marketplace Books United Tastes of the South (Southern Living): Authentic Dishes from Appalachia to the Bayou and Beyond
Author: Jessica DupuyFrom the Gullah-Geechee rice pirlaus of coastal South Carolina to Delta Hot Tamales from Mississippi's alluvial plains, the food of the South is a multicultural melting pot. The dishes of the Lowcountry are far different from what's cooking in the rolling hills of Appalachia or served in the heart of the Delta. In United Tastes of the South, food writer Jessica Dupuy, author of United Tastes Of Texas, looks beyond the Lonestar State to focus on the diverse cuisines of the American South. Her exploration of the regional dishes, cultural traditions, and nuances of cooking styles, spotlights why the South is considered one of the richest destinations on the American culinary landscape.About the AuthorDupuy, Jessica: - Fourth-generation Texan and freelance writer Jessica Dupuy is co-writer of Uchi: The Cookbook, in conjunction with James Beard Award winning chef Tyson Cole, and The Salt Lick Cookbook: A Story of Land, Family and Love on the iconic Texas barbecue restaurant. She is a certified sommelier and certified specialist of wine, member of Les Dames D'Escoffier of Austin, and is on the advisory board for the Wine and Food Foundation of Texas. Dupuy lives in Austin with her husband, her two duck tolling retrievers, and her son, Gus.