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The Smoke Shop's Backyard BBQ

Eat, Drink, and Party Like a Pitmaster

Andy Husbands, William Salazar, Michael Symon (Foreword by), Ken Goodman (By (photographer))


List Price: 30.00*
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Praise For The Smoke Shop's Backyard BBQ: Eat, Drink, and Party Like a Pitmaster

The Smoke Shop’s Backyard BBQ makes it simple to entertain and feed a large group. You’ll learn how to cook the perfect tailgate or holiday party with chef Andy and Will’s easy to follow, delicious recipes. Andy is not only a world champion pitmaster but a classically trained chef, and it shines through in this book.”
- Tuffy Stone, World Champion Pitmaster and author of Cool Smoke-

“Andy Husbands has done it again! Another outrageous book packed with hunger-inducing recipes, ingenious techniques, Instagram worthy photos and indispensable tricks of the trade. If you can’t eat at The Smoke Shop, this is the next best thing!”
- Steven Raichlen, author of the Barbecue Bible cookbook series and host of Project Fire-

“I’ve been drinking, eating, and partying with Andy for over 30 years. His passion for a delicious, wild time always has me coming back for more.”
- Chris Hart, Barbecue World Champion and co-author of Pitmaster-

“Just flipping through the pages makes my mouth water and my tummy growl. These recipes are great for everything—from a special occasion to a simple Tuesday family taco night.”
- Chef Stephanie Izard, Chef/owner of Girl & The Goat, Little Goat, and Duck Duck Goat-

“The fresh vision of barbecue in this book not only inspires me to fire up the grill, but makes me want to share this delicious food with family and friends. After all, that’s what cooking barbecue is all about.”
- Chris Lilly, World Champion Pitmaster and Partner of Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q-

“This book will get you fired up with its juicy, smoky, and easy to prepare recipes. Andy and Will’s tips, tricks, and techniques will transform your good meals into spectacular meals!”
- Co-chefs John Jackson and Connie DeSousa, CHARCUT Roast House-

Fair Winds Press, 9781592339020, 224pp.

Publication Date: February 18, 2020

About the Author

Andy Husbands is an award-winning pitmaster who began developing his own style of cooking upon opening Boston’s Tremont 647 in 1996 and later, Sister Sorel. His latest culinary venture, The Smoke Shop,pays homage to his extensive background in the competitive barbecue circuit. His honest, approachable fare makes Smoke Shop Boston Magazine's "Best Barbecue Restaurant," and the restaurant has been praised in The Boston Globe, Wine Spectator, Star Chefs, and more. After three decades in the restaurant industry, Husbands serves as one of Boston's most celebrated culinary leaders and foremost authority on regional Barbecue and live-fire cooking. He competed on FOX Television Network’s fiery Hell’s Kitchen and is internationally-recognized for his BBQ team, IQUE BBQ, which became the first New England team to win the World Champions of BBQ title in 2009 at the Jack Daniels World Championship in Tennessee. Husbands is an active board member of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association, which acknowledged him the 2014 Chef of the Year and a Rodman Celebration Restaurant Chair. He has also co-authored several cookbooks, including PitmasterWicked Good BBQ, Wicked Good Burgers, Grill to Perfection,and The Fearless Chef.

Ken Goodman is a freelance photographer based in New York City. He specializes in food and chef photography, concerts, events, portraits and cookbooks. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone magazine and Art Culinaire, and he has photographed Mario Batali, Jimmy Fallon, Jon Stewart, Michael Stipe, The Edge, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Mariska Hargitay, Stanley Tucci, Jon Bon Jovi, and Anthony Bourdain (among others). Prior to his photography career, he spent 20 years in the restaurant industry as a classically trained chef, culinary educator, and restaurant consultant.