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Flavor and Flame: 5 Books for Your Next Cookout

I think almost everyone loves a cookout. Grilling seems to make everything better: corn - perfectly roasted, peaches - grilled and topped with vanilla ice cream, burgers, hot dogs, even watermelon is great on the grill! If you're looking for something a little different to toss on the grill, look no further than the cookbooks at Richland Library! We've got something for everyone. Here are five cookbooks to get you started:


AmazonAlexis Says: Healthy recipes for your next cookout.
Amazon Says: For over 20 years, Cooking Light has been showing readers how to grill healthfully. In this highly visual book, including more than 550 full-color images step-by-step instruct more...
Amazon Says: For over 20 years, Cooking Light has been showing readers how to grill healthfully. In this highly visual book, including more than 550 full-color images step-by-step instructions of the techniques used at Cooking Light, readers learn exactly how to grill in a healthier way without sacrificing bold flavors. These gas, charcoal, and indoor grilling techniques are supplemented by a wide variety of delicious recipes-from barbecue and smoked meats to burgers and vegetables. This guide also includes the best kitchen tips and techniques, detailed information about the ingredients that are the basis of healthy grilling, delicious recipes, and plenty of images of the finished dishes so you can see exactly what you're preparing. Features: More than 400 full-color how-to images illustrating a variety of grilling techniques. An image of every finished dish in the book so you can see exactly what you're preparing. Ingredients: Detailed information about the ingredients that are used to prepare delicious grilled meals. Recipes: The techniques included in this book are supplemented by over 125 recipes, so you can apply the information you've learned in the chapters to create flavorful grilled meals. Healthy Grilling Techniques: This is the first book from Cooking Light that has included such a thorough collection of grilling techniques. less...
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AmazonAlexis Says: A GREAT resource for how to feed vegetarians and vegans from your grill.
Amazon Says: Nothing says summer more than a feast hot off the barbecue. Grilling Vegan Style serves up backyard cooking and entertaining like never before. Running the gamut from plant-b more...
Amazon Says: Nothing says summer more than a feast hot off the barbecue. Grilling Vegan Style serves up backyard cooking and entertaining like never before. Running the gamut from plant-based appetizers, salads, sides, kabobs, and burgers to main dishes, desserts, and, of course, cocktails, John Schlimm also demonstrates the art of grilling faux meats, with key info on everything you need for proper heat and the best taste. With color photographs throughout, this cookbook ensures that the magic of a summer barbecue or a night around the campfire can ignite your taste buds all year long. less...
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AmazonAlexis Says: Recipes from award winning masters of barbecue.
Amazon Says: "Live fire cooking at its wicked BEST! The IQUE team will raise your BBQ IQ." —Carolyn Wells, Ph.B., Executive Director and co-founder, Kansas City Barbeque Society"A lot of more...
Amazon Says: "Live fire cooking at its wicked BEST! The IQUE team will raise your BBQ IQ." —Carolyn Wells, Ph.B., Executive Director and co-founder, Kansas City Barbeque Society"A lot of serious barbecue champions have been waiting to see what secrets would be revealed in Chris and Andy’s book, and they are not going to be disappointed! These guys are both finely tuned chefs and hardcore pitmasters, a rare combination, and they’ve shared it all. I now understand how they won the world championship. The barbecue cookbook bar has just been raised." —Ray Lampe, Dr. BBQ, author of Ribs, Chops, Steaks, and Wings"If there were ever a book that personified the ethos of the chef and brings it right into your kitchen, it is Wicked Good Barbecue. The audacious and tasty recipes showcase everything from the modern classics to serious in-your face-barbeque. Wicked Good Barbecue is a must for every grill aficionado." —Chris Schlesinger, coauthor of Thrill of the Grill and owner of East Coast Grill & Raw Bar in Cambridge, MAHow did two guys from Boston win hundreds of barbecue ribbons, thirty Kansas City Barbecue Society championships, and the biggest prize of them all, the Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue? By standing over glowing coals and smoking barrels for days on end to develop barbecue recipes not just good, but "wicked good" as they say in New England.Award-winning chefs Andy Husbands and Chris Hart reveal their secrets to competition-winning barbecue—from the actual recipe that won the Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational, to the 25-Step Championship Chicken that melts in your mouth and the American Royal First Place Beef Brisket, king of them all, hardest to master and unforgettable to eat when it's done right.Wicked Good Barbecue ain’t your daddy’s barbecue. It’s just the best you’ve ever tasted. So if you want to cook competition-worthy chow, and you think you've got what it takes or want inspiration from the best; crack this book, pick up your tongs, and fire away. Wicked Good Barbecue is your guide to fun, fearless, and fantastic barbecue no matter where you're from. less...
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AmazonAlexis Says: Looking for ways to use up that abundance of zucchini? Look no further! This book has tons of great recipes for creative ways to enjoy the fruits of your labor.
Amazon Says: 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 more...
Amazon Says: 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 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; and 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. less...
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AmazonAlexis Says: Barbecue recipes from around the world.
Amazon Says: A world of great food prepared on the grill. Grilling has a special place in cooking traditions worldwide. Whether a Punjabi tikka or a Texas barbecue, grilled dishes pro more...
Amazon Says: A world of great food prepared on the grill. Grilling has a special place in cooking traditions worldwide. Whether a Punjabi tikka or a Texas barbecue, grilled dishes provide a unique taste. With recipes drawn from every continent, 100 Best Grilling Recipes offers a round-the world tour of different countries and cultures with such inspired recipes as: Argentinian short ribs of beef with chimichurri sauce Vietnamese grilled breast of duck Moroccan barbecued chicken Lemon myrtle shrimp from Oz Texas barbecued brisket Canadian back bacon with maple mustard mop Garlic and ginger butter. Also featured are 35 additional recipes for delicious accompaniments, among them Lebanese cucumber and mint salad, and double bourbon barbecue sauce. With a kitchen or backyard grill, 100 Best Grilling Recipes provides a sampling of the world's most delectable grilled dishes along with a tempting array of international accompaniments. less...
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