Cookbooks, Food Books, And Magazine Reviews

Every year there is a new trunkload of books stuffed with knowledge and recipes. We read a lot of them and I have more than 100 books on barbecue and grilling alone, and at least 200 other cookbooks. Here are some of our faves.

The picture here is the potato gratin by Kenji Lopez-Alt from his superb book, The Food Lab. Also there are more of our favorite food books, magazines, newsletters, and periodicals. Click the orange buttons to see the current prices on Amazon.com and other retailers. Click here for a complete list of all of the barbecue books on Amazon.com. Click here for a complete list of all of the cooking books on Amazon.com. They also offer many books in audio form and they gift wrap. If you have others to recommend, please share in the comments on these pages.

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The Meathead Method cover
The sequel to Meathead's New York Times best seller dives deeper into the science of barbecue and grilling, and teaches us to bring it into the realm of culinary art. Read more...
Book Cover: The Food Lab
This is the best cookbook I own. It has also won the Cookbook of the Year from the International Association of Culinary Professionals, and a James Beard Award. Read more...
Book Cover: Franklin Barbecue
Franklin Barbecue in Austin is widely considered the best in the world and people stand in line for hours to get in. Read more...
Book Cover: Keys to Good Cooking
McGee is a food scientist and a columnist for the New York Times and author of the best general food science book ever. Read more...
Book Cover of Meathead's The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling
With 400 pages and more than 400 of my photographs plus color illustrations, there is new material and new recipes not on this website, and the whole thing is organized so that you can sit down in an easy chair and flow from start to finish. Read more...
Book Cover: On Food and Cooking
If you want to know why we do what we do in the kitchen, not just what to do or how to do it, this fat tome is a must have. Read more...
Book Cover: Planet Barbecue!
Beautifully photographed in color, this book won a Julia Child Cookbook Award. Raichlen's most recent book, it is the best of his five barbecue books. Read more...
Book Cover: Steak: One Man's Search for the World's Tastiest Piece of Beef
This book is great story telling as we follow an inquisitive writer on his quest for great steak. Read more...
Science of Good Food book cover
The authors explain what ingredients are made of, how they behave when cooked, and how various methods work. A very thorough A to Z encyclopedia of food science. Read more...
1001 Best Grilling Recipes book cover
The definitive book on grilling everything from appetizers and side dishes to lamb, beef, hamburgers, sausages, fish & shellfish, wild game, chicken, game birds, turkey, pork, and desserts. Author Rick Browne is among the country's best-known grilling authorities, and this book is the only grilling book you'll need. Read more...

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