The Grilling Book
The Definitive Guide from Bon Appetit
By Adam Rapoport (Editor)
(Andrews McMeel Publishing, Hardcover, 9781449427528, 432pp.)
Publication Date: May 14, 2013
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The ultimate summertime grilling companion, featuring more than 350 recipes, full-color photographs, how-to guides, and tips to simplify your grilling life, from the experts at Bon Appétit.
“The Grilling Book is a super-smart collection of techniques, foolproof recipes, and stunning imagery.”
“Indispensable. Chock-full of recipes tested and approved by the trusted editors of Bon Appétit, it’s sure to make you a master of all things grilling.”
“This beautiful book makes one of America’s favorite culinary pastimes accessible to anyone. The recipes are easy to follow yet refined. It’s a testament to Adam Rapoport’s appetite for style and taste.”
“Bon Appétit’s new bible on live-fire cooking is one you’ll want to keep close at hand every summer. If you’re new to the grill, the easy-to-follow recipes, protein- specific technique tips, and time-saving tricks will help you get started.”
––Matt Lee and Ted Lee
“I love Bon Appétit’s vibrant and refreshing take on grilling. If you’ve never grilled before, or have an expert hand, this book is a must.“
No one anticipates summertime cooking more eagerly than the grilling enthusiasts at Bon Appétit. The glowing embers, the sizzle of a well-marbled rib eye as it hits a hot grill, the bracing slaws and perfectly charred kernels of sweet corn—Bon Appétit has always brought the delicious alchemy of grilling to life in the pages of the magazine.
Now home cooks will discover their ideal grilling companion and coach in The Grilling Book. Offering more than 350 foolproof recipes, dozens of luscious full-color photographs, crystal clear illustrations, and plenty of plainspoken, here's-how-to-do-it guidelines, The Grilling Book welcomes you to everything that is sensational (and sensationally simple) about grilling.
Here are thick, juicy steaks that need no more than salt and freshly cracked pepper to create an unforgettable meal; baby back ribs rendered succulent and fall-apart tender with flavor-rich rubs and a shellacking of barbecue sauce (plus the secret cheat method that makes them ridiculously easy to prepare); moist fish, seasoned and grilled quickly over a hot fire; irresistible grilled flatbreads, crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside, creating the perfect canvas for every topping you crave. Not to mention the salads, slaws, sides, and drinks that complete the perfect grilled meal.
Whether you've been grilling for years or have never bought a bag of charcoal in your life, The Grilling Book is the only book you'll need in your backyard this summer—or any summer.
Adam Rapoport is Editor-in-Chief of Bon Appétit magazine and its website bonappetit.com. Before coming to Bon Appétit, he was GQ's Style Editor, where he covered food, travel, fashion, design, film, and music. He edited the restaurant section at Time Out New York for three years and worked as an editor and writer for the James Beard Foundation's publications office. Rapoport is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and currently lives in Manhattan with his wife and their son.