Soaked, Slathered, and Seasoned: A Complete Guide to Flavoring Food for the Grill (Paperback)

A Complete Guide to Flavoring Food for the Grill

By Elizabeth Karmel

Houghton Mifflin, 9780470186480, 344pp.

Publication Date: April 10, 2009



"Elizabeth Karmel was born in North Carolina, weaned on pulled pork, and has spice and smoke in her bones."
Steven Raichlen, author of The Barbecue Bible and How to Grill

Whether you're grilling hot-and-fast or barbecuing low-and-slow, knowing how to match foods with flavors will make you a bona fide backyard BBQ master. In Soaked, Slathered, and Seasoned, Elizabeth Karmel offers hundreds of savory and sweet flavorings to make the most of all your favorite foods ribs, burgers, steaks, poultry, seafood, vegetables, and fruit really, anything you can cook with fire and smoke

Karmel offers 400 fresh, creative recipes for marinades, brines, barbecue sauces, glazes, mops, salsas, jellies, dipping sauces, and even pestos and tapenades that range from classic (Garlicky Lemon Marinade, Irene's Hot Pepper Jelly) to innovative (Fresh Cherry-Horseradish Relish, Roasted Garlic and Shallot Jam) and from sophisticated (Merlot Wine Steak Sauce, Pumpkin Butter Barbecue Sauce) to just plain fun (Elvis Is in the House Sauce, This Swine Is Mine Beer Mop). With tempting color photos throughout the book and a dazzling array of recipes, Soaked, Slathered, and Seasoned will inspire you for years to come and make anything you grill exciting, fresh, and delicious.

About the Author

ELIZABETH KARMEL owns the Grill Friends line of grilling products and is the executive chef and spokesperson for New York's Hill Country barbecue restaurant. She is also the author of the highly acclaimed grilling cookbook "Taming the Flame." She has appeared on numerous television shows, including the "Today Show," "Good Morning America," and "The Early Show." Her web sites are and