How to Grill: The Complete Illustrated Book of Barbecue Techniques by Steven Raichlen is one of the most interesting books available that covers nearly all aspects of grilling. Whether you are a beginner to learning how to grill or are more advanced and simply looking for helpful tips, “How to Grill” is a great read. Both home and professional cooks can benefit from reading this book.
From basic hamburgers and hot dogs that most grill chefs can master to more advanced cuisine, “How to Grill” has it all. There are over 150 recipes throughout the book that are simple and easy to follow. Directions are made clear and precise so that everyone is able to follow and make delicious meals. Meat, fish, poultry and vegetable recipes are just a few categories that you will find in this excellent BBQ grilling book. Recipes are also made to be inspirational so that you want to cook them right away. If you are passionate about learning how to grill then this is the book for you.
Along with each recipe that is found throughout the book, are over 1,000 colored pictures that are guaranteed to make your mouth water. The step-by-step photographs will show you just how to grill a specific item and what it should look like during each step. After reading the recipe and viewing the pictures a few times, you will become a natural at the grill.
Not only are recipes a main part of the book, but learning how to build an ingenious three-zone fire and other tips and tricks are covered throughout. Use the book as your backyard bible for finding a new meal to cook up each and every day. No grill chef will ever get bored of the recipes found in “How to Grill.” Steven Raichlen touches on advanced subjects such as smoking food, rotisserie cooking, the best marinades to use and applying fire to food. There is something new to be learned for each beginner or advanced grill chef.
Many of the recipes found throughout this book are aimed at charcoal grills, but can be accomplished just as effectively on gas grills. This is a personal preference for the taste that you prefer in your grilled meals. Some recipes that you will find include Barbecued Cabbage stuffed with bacon and onion, grilled creme brule, rack of lamb, lamb chops, cheese burgers and so much more. Just when you thought you knew all there was to know about grilling, “How to Grill” will show you otherwise.
Overall, this 480-page book will inspire grill chefs everywhere to start up their grills, bust out the meat and prepare delicious meals in no time. When looking for that authentic and professional grill taste, this book will show you the ways.