The author will guide you through the differences between barbecuing and grilling, how to build different kinds of fires, how to prepare food for the grill or smoker, what tools you need, what kind of fuel to use, and what kind of ingredients to have on hand, along with everything else you need kw to be the champion of your own backyard. A seasoned barbecue competitor, Kirk kws the craft inside and out and shows just how much fun 'Q' can be for the inexperienced pitmaster or the new-to-'Q' vice. With dishes from everyday to exotic, special occasion to down-home classic, you'll find all the recipes and tips you need to cook your way to barbecue glory.
Paul Kirk, also of Kansas City, is the operator of Baron's School of Pitmasters and has won over 475 cooking and barbecue awards. Among those are seven world championships, including the prestigious American Royal Open, the world's largest BBQ contest.