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grilling season


Celebrate Summer and the outdoors with these great titles!

How to grill vegetables

How to Grill Vegetables: The new Bible for Barbecuuing Vegetables Over Live Fire by Steven Raichlen

America's grilling guru offers a primer for how to grill vegetables - with lots of creative flavors and techniques - whether you're eating main dishes that highlight vegetables, or you're rounding out the barbecue menu with grilled garden-fresh sides. Not a vegetarian book, but vegetable-forward (and with vegetarian and vegan adaptations)


BBQ USA: 425 Fiery Recipes from All Across America by Steven Raichlen

Collects over four hundred barbecue recipes from across the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada, including appetizers, soups, and entrees, accompanied by numerous tips and techniques.


Weber's Real Grilling by Jamie Purviance

The foremost experts on grills demonstrate basic and advanced grilling techniques in more than two hundred recipes, complete with step-by-step instructions, common easy-to-find ingredients, and tips and substitution trick

how to grill everything

How to Grill Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Flame-cooked Food by Mark Bittman

Here's how to grill absolutely everything-- from the perfect steak to cedar-plank salmon to pizza-- explained in Bittman's straightforward style.With practical advice on all the grilling basics, this book is an exploration of the grill's nearly endless possibilities. Discover just how simple-- and versatile-- grilling can be.

project smoke

Project Smoke: Seven Steps to Smoked Food Nirvana by Steven Raichlen

Project Smoke is the How to Grill of smoking, both a complete step-by-step guide to mastering the gear and techniques and a collection of 100 explosively flavorful recipes for smoking every kind of food, from starters to desserts. Project Smoke describes Raichlen's seven steps to smoked food nirvana, including: 1. Choose Your Smoker; 4. Source Your Fuel; 7. Know When Your Food Is Done. There's an in-depth rundown on various smokers; the essential brines,rubs, marinades, and barbecue sauces; and a complete exposition of woods: and ways to smoke-cold smoking, hot smoking, smoke-roasting and smoke-braising. Then the recipes, all big-flavored dishes. Bacon-Crab Poppers, Cherry-Glazed Baby Back Ribs. Slam-Dunk Brisket, Porkstrami, and Jamaican Jerk Chicken. Even desserts and cocktails-Smoked Chocolate Bread Pudding or a Mezcalini, anyone? Illustrated throughout with gorgeous full-color photographs, it's a book that inspires hunger at every glance, and satisfies with every recipe tried

Outdoor entertaining

Outdoor Entertaining by George Dolese

Any outdoor meal, no matter how casual or spur of the moment, can have a sense of style and fun. All you need are fresh-tasting recipes that are outdoor friendly and creative ideas for decorating, lighting, and serving alfresco. And that's just what you'll find in Williams-Sonoma Outdoor Entertaining.

Summer Food

Summer Food: New Summer Classics by Paul LØ

Summer Food features more than 90 recipes for light and flavorful fare for every meal of the day—from brunch favorites to light suppers, refreshing cocktails, and fruit-forward desserts. Dishes like grilled escarole with plums and goat cheese; salmon with crème fraiche and garden herbs; quinoa with capers, torn basil, and tomatoes; and lamb burgers with minty pesto celebrate the fresh flavors of the season and are well suited for sharing with friends and family at alfresco meals. Gorgeous, photography throughout the book showcases the simplicity and beauty of summer cooking. Stunning scenic photography of the seaside, finished dishes, and summer ingredients, emphasize the book’s carefree nature and style. From Paul Lowe, founder of Sweet Paul Magazine, with Nina Dreyer Hemsley and Jim Hensley.


Paletas: Authentic Recipes for Mexican Ice Pops, Shaved Ice, and Aquas Frescas by Fany Gerson

The first collection of Mexican ice pop (paleta), shaved ice (raspado), and natural beverage (agua fresca) recipes for the United States from the country's most authoritative voice on Mexican sweets, in a user-friendly, engaging package.

Get grilling

Get Grilling by Food Network Kitchens

Grilling instructions from the collective culinary expertise of the Food Network. Mouthwatering recipes for grilling everything from appetizers to desserts. Flavorful recipes for grilling meats, poultry, and fish using special sauces, marinades, and rubs.