Synopses & Reviews
Great barbecue is as simple as meat, fire, smoke, and time. This ode to authentic meaty goodness gives barbecue beginners an essential guide to the tools, techniques, and recipes needed to make smoky, mouthwatering, fall-off-the-bone meats. And seasoned smokers will learn a thing or two, too! Ray Lampe, a.k.a. Dr. BBQ, brings decades of expertise as a barbecue master, providing indispensable wisdom alongside 68 of the best recipes he has encountered in his long and wide-ranging career, from tantalizing mains such as Competition-Style Beef Brisket to lip-smacking sides such as Bacon and Blue Cheese Coleslaw. For both stove-top smokers and regular backyard grills, Slow Fire makes it easy to cook irresistible slow-cooked barbecue right at home.
About the Author
Ray "Dr. BBQ" Lampe has been barbecuing professionally for over 20 years and is a cook-off champion. He has written 5 cookbooks, including Ribs, Chops, Steaks and Wings
. He lives in Florida.
Leigh Beisch is a San Francisco-based photographer whose work can be found in Ribs, Chops, Steaks and Wings.
"Famous Dave" Anderson, founder of the successful barbecue restaurant chain Famous Dave's of America, is a grilling and bbq expert, best-selling author and motivational speaker.