The Gardener & the Grill (Paperback)

The Bounty of the Garden Meets the Sizzle of the Grill

By Karen Adler, Judith Fertig

Running Press Adult, 9780762441112, 224pp.

Publication Date: April 24, 2012

List Price: 20.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.


If all you're cooking on your grill is meat, you're missing out!

From garden to grill to fork, nothing tastes better than freshly harvested vegetables grilled to perfection alongside savory meats and plump grilled fruits. The Gardener & the Grill is the grilling guide for gardeners, seasonal eaters, and "flexitarians" everywhere, and anyone enamored of the powers of the grill - not just during the summer months, but all year long!

Keep the grill hot long after summer's finished with recipes like:

  • Planked Butternut Squash with Sage and Brie
  • Grilled Gazpacho
  • a Blackened Fish Po'Boy with Grilled Green Onion Mayonnaise
  • Pizza Primavera
  • Wood-Grilled Shrimp and Yellow Peppers
  • Tandoori Turkey Burgers
  • Grill-Baked Apples with Cinnamon Nut Stuffing
With seasonal recipes, tips on grilling for preserving, a burgeoning "griller's pantry" of rubs and versatile sauces, and more than 100 vegetarian recipes, The Gardener & the Grill is the must-have resource for eager and experienced grillers and gardeners alike.

About the Author

Judith Fertig and Karen Adler are the BBQ Queens. Experts on grilling and barbecuing, they've written reams on their favorite recipes and best grilling methods. The fabulous pair have appeared on the Food Network and Better Homes & Gardens TV, and they both share their skills in grilling classes that have reached over 75,000 students. Today with tongs in hand, they're grilling and barbecuing away in Kansas City.

Praise For The Gardener & the Grill: The Bounty of the Garden Meets the Sizzle of the Grill

"Spice up your stash of recipes with this collection of tasty new twists starring fresh farmers' market fruits and veggies."—Coastal Living

"Most of us think of meat when we consider a meal made on the grill, but this delightful new cookbook will help us expand our culinary possibilities to include grilled fruits and vegetables. This is a fun cookbook. As more and more of us discover the flexibility of our patio grills, cookbooks like this one will become our kitchen BFFs. Fire up the grill, grab some tongs, and enjoy!"
Tucson Citizen

"Farm-to-table flavour is one thing, but garden-to-grill is a whole other level of deliciousness. In The Gardener and the Grill: The Bounty of the Garden Meets the Sizzle of the Grill, cookbook gurus Karen Adler and Judith Fertig show just how true that is. The cooks, based in Kansas City, Kan., wed their passion for barbecue and their love of growing fresh fruits and vegetables, and the result is a smoking hot collection of recipes. From Blackened Fish Po' Boy with Grilled Green Onion Mayonnaise to French-Style Grilled Potato Salad and Skewered Strawberry and Marshmallow S'mores, these fresh, southern-inspired selections are both mouth-watering and surprisingly simple to prepare."
Hello Magazine