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300 Big and Bold Barbecue and Grilling Recipes by Karen Adler & Judith Fertig

BBQ and grilling cookbook

Robert Rose, 2009, 416 pages, paperback, 300 recipes, 24 color photos.

As the title says, this book is all about the recipes, and they look wonderful. It has a strong international flavor, and employs ingredients and methods from all over the world. One feature I like: All recipes offer measurements in both traditional and metric units.

Also By Adler & Fertig

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Published On: 6/19/2018 Last Modified: 4/28/2021

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