Extreme Barbecue

Smokin' Rigs and 100 Real Good Recipes

By Dan Huntley; Lisa Grace Lednicer; Layne Bailey (Photographer)
(Chronicle Books, Paperback, 9780811853187, 300pp.)

Publication Date: June 2007

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Twenty whole chickens bathed in garlic on a rig that resembles a cast-iron satellite dish . . . this is Extreme Barbecue, a tribute to the derring-do behind the craziest grilling contraptions in the country. Through in-depth profiles, outrageous photographs, and nearly 100 personal recipes, this unique cookbook exalts in unprecedented cooking techniques and junkyard serendipityfrom the Zen-like simplicity of a tin can on two heated fl at stones to the awesome two-story mobile smoker complete with winding staircase. Whether it's a front-end loader serving as a grilling rig in Kansas City or a 4,500-pound mobile bread baker in Portland, Oregon, this is BBQ like you've never seenor tastedbefore.

About the Author

Dan Huntley is a columnist with the Charlotte Observer in North Carolina. Like Lisa Grace, he is a Kansas City Barbecue Society Judge.

Lisa Grace Lednicer is a staff writer for the Oregonian newspaper.

Layne Bailey is a staff photographer and multimedia producer with the Charlote Observer newspaper. He lives in upstate South Carolina.

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