The Ultimate Book of BBQ builds on the expertise of Southern Living magazine to create the definitive barbecue and outdoor grilling guide. The book features more than 200 of the highest-rated Southern Living recipes for barbecued meats and sides, plus pit-proven tips, techniques, and secrets for year-round smoking, grilling and barbecuing. With full color, step-by-step photos and mouthwatering recipes, this book includes everything the home cook needs to achieve first-rate backyard barbecue. Proven cooking techniques and equipment, expert advice from award-winning pitmasters, and a Rainy Day BBQ chapter with stovetop, oven, and slow-cooker options make this Southern Living's most definitive book on barbecue.
Chris Prieto is a champion pitmaster and owner of Prime Barbecue in Wendell, North Carolina. His journey into cooking and the world of barbecue began when he was a child in Houston. Prieto's fond memories of Texas barbecue and desire to search out the -soul- of real barbecue sent him on his own personal quest to perfect slow smoked meats. Today, after many years of cooking on the professional barbecue circuit, Prieto has finally achieved what he considers barbecue excellence. This is his first book.