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seeking 'textbook' for barbeque/smoking...

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by canis latrans, Jun 13, 2012.

  1. canis latrans

    canis latrans

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    for relative newcomers.

    looking for GNG reviews.

    thanks.
     
  2. ray9898

    ray9898

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    My two favorites are:

    -Chris Lilly....Big Bob Gibson's BBQ book
    -Smoke and Spice

    Both available at Amazon for very affordable prices.
     
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  3. Patchman

    Patchman Florist

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    Weber (the grill manufacturer) puts out a basic book on grilling & smoking techniques & equipment. It gives information on why's, how-to's and techniques rather than recipies after recipies.
     
  4. Jeffe

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    I really like [ame="http://www.amazon.com/The-Barbecue-Bible-Steven-Raichlen/dp/0761149430/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_b"]Amazon.com: The Barbecue! Bible (9780761149439): Steven Raichlen: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61op40kTD0L.@@AMEPARAM@@61op40kTD0L[/ame]
     
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    jakebrake cracker

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  6. robin303

    robin303 Helicopter Nut

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    Need to talk to GreenDrake. He is a BBQ competition Guru in that field. :supergrin: I'm sure he will be here shortly.
     
  7. jame

    jame I don't even know....what I'm doing here....

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    I'll second "Smoke & Spice" by Cheryl and Bill Jamison. I've picked up some very nice dry rub recipes from that one.
     
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    Bbq brethren forums.

    Outdoor Hub mobile, the outdoor information engine
     
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    This.
     
  10. MtBaldy

    MtBaldy Obie Wan, RIP

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    Smoke and Spice should be on the bookshelf of anyone doing real BBQ.

    Raichlen's book is more about grilling than BBQ but he does have some BBQ recipes.

    Championship Barbecue by Paul Kirk is another one I recommend. This would be my second one, after "Smoke and Spice", if I could only have two.
     
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    imSteve NRA Benefactor

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    Good Eats Cook Books from Alton Brown.

    They are 1/3 cookbook, 1/3 science book, 1/3 MacGuyver.
     
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  12. GlocknSpiehl

    GlocknSpiehl NRA Life Member

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    I love me some Q!

    "Thrill of the Grill" by Chris Schlesubger & John Willoughby ISBN: 0-688-08832-5 is excellent, and includes details on how to debone, carve, etc. Includes drink and dessert recipes.
     
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    Hyksos

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    [ame="http://www.amazon.com/dp/0345528530/?tag=googhydr-20&hvadid=13013388835&hvpos=1t1&hvexid=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=1549086420547472424&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=b&ref=pd_sl_3jh1csyhvm_b"]Amazon.com: Smokin' with Myron Mixon: Recipes Made Simple, from the Winningest Man in Barbecue (9780345528537): Myron Mixon, Kelly Alexander, Paula Deen: Books[/ame]

    "Smokin' with Myron Mixon: Recipes Made Simple, from the Winningest Man in Barbecue [Paperback]"
     
  14. canis latrans

    canis latrans

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    appreciate the replies.

    keep the reviews coming!
     
  15. GreenDrake

    GreenDrake Rip Lips

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    OK I missed this thread. Raichlen has some decent stuff, so does Adam Perry Lang (Serious Barbecue) is a great book, Myron Mixon's book is okay but honestly, youtube is a better resource, and the BBQ Brethren site of course. Depends on what you want to do. Understand low and slow practices, spice and rub layering, trimming out competition meats, what woods to use, what smokers to consider. Gazillions of options out there. All those mentioned here are a great place to start. Once you get the bug, it sticks. I am currently saving up for a Pitmaker Vault for my do it all vertical smoker.