Smoke & Spice - Revised Edition: Cooking With Smoke, the Real Way to Barbecue

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Harvard Common Press, Mar 5, 2003 - Cooking - 496 pages
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Cheryl and Bill Jamison's path-breaking Smoke and Spice was the first, and remains by far the best-selling, book on real barbecue - slow-cooking over smoke - for home cooks. This new and expanded edition appears on the twentieth anniversary of the classic book's first edition. It has two key features. First, there are 50 new recipes, including meat dishes, such as Molasses-Brined Pork Butt, Lemon-Coriander Chicken, and Brisket Frito Pie, as well as sauces, sides, and desserts, like Peppery Sweet Onion Sauce, Cornbread Fritters, and Chipotle Cherry Cobbler. Second, it now contains cover- to-cover color photography and page design. The photographs show details of backyard-smoking techniques, delectable views of finished foods from the smoker, and atmospheric shots of barbecue joints and of the legendary pitmasters who cook in them.With 450 recipes from each of the U.S.'s best barbecue regions, each recipe expertly perfected and fine-tuned by the Jamisons, amusing anecdotes and tall tales from the colorful world of 'Q, and take-it-to-the-bank advice on how to use any kind of smoker (as well as how to smoke-cook on a conventional grill), this expanded and richly photographed new edition is certain to usher in a new generation of backyard cooks devoted to real barbecue.
 

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User Review  - pastorgadget - LibraryThing

This is one of the best books on smokig meats. Lots of great info on how to Smoke meats and all the methods and techniques and great resicpes of merinades, rubs, injections. and a lot more. Read full review

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User Review  - Onlinestoregeek - Walmart

Recipes are simple, easy to follow and sound delicious. My husband will enjoy learning about smoking as he uses this recipe book. Read full review

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Contents

The Secrets of Success
3
Fuels and Tools
13
Spicing Up Your Life
23
Pork You Can Pull Apart
51
Bodacious Beef
103
Lean and Mean Meats
139
Fowl Play
169
Fishing for Compliments
209
SmokeScented Salads Pastas and Pizzas
279
While You Wait
313
Barbecue Sauces
347
Traditional Side Dishes and Breads
367
SideDish Salads and Relishes
391
DownHome Desserts
419
Cool and Cheery Drinks
449
Acknowledgments
463

Garden of Eatin
251

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Authors of fifteen cookbook and travel guides, Cheryl and Bill Jamison write with passion and wit about barbecue, American home cooking, the food and culture of the Southwest, and tropical beach travel. Considered leading authorities on each of these topics, the Jamisons are among the nation's most-lauded culinary professionals, with honors that include four James Beard Awards, an IACP award, and numerous other awards. Bon Appetit has pronounced the Jamisons "the king and queen of grilling and smoking." They are the authors of many books, including the best-selling Smoke & Spice, which has sold over one million copies, and The Border Cookbook. When not busy researching, developing recipes, or writing, the Jamisons are frequent guest instructors at many prestigious cooking schools, including Les Gourmettes in Phoenix and Central Market's five Texas locations. Cheryl is a guest instructor at the Santa Fe School of Cooking, teaching traditional and contemporary Southwestern and Mexican cooking. She is also a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, Slow Foods, and past president of Friends of the Santa Fe Area Farmers' Market and the Northern New Mexico chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier. Bill grew up in Texas, understanding from birth that smoked brisket was the food of gods. Cheryl grew up in rural Illinois, where 'barbecue' was a Sloppy Joe, so she had some catching up to do. For two decades they have lived in Tesuque, New Mexico, just outside of Santa Fe, in a converted adobe dairy barn shaded by fruit trees.

Authors of fifteen cookbook and travel guides, Cheryl and Bill Jamison write with passion and wit about barbecue, American home cooking, the food and culture of the Southwest, and tropical beach travel. Considered leading authorities on each of these topics, the Jamisons are among the nation's most-lauded culinary professionals, with honors that include four James Beard Awards, an IACP award, and numerous other awards. Bon Appetit has pronounced the Jamisons "the king and queen of grilling and smoking." They are the authors of many books, including the best-selling Smoke & Spice, which has sold over one million copies, and The Border Cookbook. When not busy researching, developing recipes, or writing, the Jamisons are frequent guest instructors at many prestigious cooking schools, including Les Gourmettes in Phoenix and Central Market's five Texas locations. Cheryl is a guest instructor at the Santa Fe School of Cooking, teaching traditional and contemporary Southwestern and Mexican cooking. She is also a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, Slow Foods, and past president of Friends of the Santa Fe Area Farmers' Market and the Northern New Mexico chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier. Bill grew up in Texas, understanding from birth that smoked brisket was the food of gods. Cheryl grew up in rural Illinois, where 'barbecue' was a Sloppy Joe, so she had some catching up to do. For two decades they have lived in Tesuque, New Mexico, just outside of Santa Fe, in a converted adobe dairy barn shaded by fruit trees.

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