Synopses & Reviews
Say it loud, say it proud: the Best Ribs Ever. The perfect single-subject cookbook for every meat-loving griller, this book, formerly titled Ribs, Ribs, Outrageous Ribs, and updated with a menu chapters worth of new recipes, delivers a match made in BBQ heaven: 100 lip-smackingest, mouth-wateringest, crowd-pleasingest, fall-off-the-bone recipes for every kind of rib, from the diminutive, succulent baby back to that two-hands-needed Dinosaur beef rib.
Best Ribs Ever celebrates the ingredient that epitomizes barbecue and inspires passion, obsession, and almost primal lust in griller and eater alike. And theres no one better than Steven Raichlen, Americas foremost and bestselling grilling author, to preside over the religion of the rib. Heres a bone-by-bone guide to choosing, buying, and handling ribs. Eight essential techniques for prepping and cooking. The six great live-fire methods, beginning with direct grilling to spit-roasting. Plus rubbing, saucing, mopping, resting, serving. And then the recipes: Lone Star Barrel Staves. Tandoori Ribs. Buccaneer Baby Backs with Rumbullion Barbecue Sauce. Thai Sweet Chili Ribs. Maui-Style Short Ribs. Grilled Lamb Ribs with Garlic and Mint. Cousin Daves Chocolate Chipotle Ribs. Plus the sides—the beans, the slaws, the potatoes—and, new to this edition, menus, like: Grilled Corn Fritters with Maple Syrup followed by Oak-Grilled Country Style Ribs followed by Grilled Lemon Pie.
About the Author
Steven Raichlen is America’s “master griller” (Esquire). His books have won James Beard and IACP awards and Planet Barbecue! was a New York Times bestseller. Articles by him appear regularly in The New York Times, Food & Wine, and Bon Appetit, and for the past dozen years he's taught the sold-out Barbecue University, first at the Greenbrier and currently at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. His 13-episode PBS series, Project Smoke, launched in summer 2015 and is expected to air in more than 90% of PBS markets by summer 2016. He and his wife live in Miami and on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.