Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible

10 Steps to the Perfect Burger

What constitutes the perfect burger? For me, it starts with a live fire to produce a perfectly charred, deftly seasoned crust and a juicy interior that contrasts perfectly with a soft, sturdy, buttered, grilled bun and a few well-curated condiments.

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8 Steps to Home-Smoked Pastrami

Recently we told you about the fascinating history of pastrami. This time I’m going to reveal the 8 steps to pastrami nirvana, complete with my fail-proof recipe for pastrami you cook like barbecued brisket. The only other thing you need is mustard.

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Primal Grill Marathon, May 23 and 24

Catch the Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen marathon from 6 a.m. to noon and 6 p.m. to midnight on May 23, and from noon to 6:00 p.m. on May 24.

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Barbecue Lessons from Joe Carroll

Joe Carroll, the mastermind behind Fette Sau, has written a barbecue book that’s not just full of irresistible recipes, but is structured around 20 essential lessons for anyone who wants to cook with fire at home.

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Sneak Preview of BBQ U Menu

Barbecue University 2015 is fast approaching, and do we have a sizzling menu for you! Here’s a sneak preview, and that’s just on day 1.

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From the BBQ Blog

10 Steps to the Perfect Burger

May 28 is coming fast and you know what that means: National Hamburger Day. Not that anyone in this community needs inducement to put America’s favorite ground meat to the fire. The stats are in and not steak, not bratwurst, not ribs, but burgers top the list of our favorite foods on the grill for Memorial Day. So here’s the question: What constitutes...

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Home-Smoked Pastrami, Part 2

Feeding the Fire: Barbecue Lessons from Joe Carroll

Sneak Preview of the Menu for Barbecue University 2015



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