The Grilling Book

The Grilling Book

The Definitive Guide from Bon Appetit

By Adam Rapoport (Editor); Peden + Munk (Photographer)

Andrews McMeel Publishing, Hardcover, 9781449427528, 432pp.

Publication Date: April 9, 2013

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 AppEtit."
"The Grilling Book is a super-smart collection of techniques, foolproof recipes, and stunning imagery."
--Mario Batali
"Indispensable. Chock-full of recipes tested and approved by the trusted editors of Bon AppEtit, it's sure to make you a master of all things grilling."
--Tom Colicchio
"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."
--Marcus Samuelsson
"Bon AppEtit'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 AppEtit's vibrant and refreshing take on grilling. If you've never grilled before, or have an expert hand, this book is a must."
--April Bloomfield
No one anticipates summertime cooking more eagerly than the grilling enthusiasts at "Bon AppEtit." 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 AppEtit" 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.

About the Author
Adam Rapoport is Editor-in-Chief of "Bon AppEtit" magazine and its website Before coming to "Bon AppEtit", 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.