Synopses & Reviews
Grilling, Americas favorite home-grown cooking technique, and Southwestern food, the countrys best-loved regional cuisine, together make a sizzlingly perfect match. With brilliant barbecue wizardry, Michael McLaughlin serves up 200 dazzlingly tasty recipes perfect for casual weekday dinners and spectacular weekend feasts. Recipes include authentic dishes of the region like West Texas Drive-in Chilidogs with the Works and Spice-Rubbed Chicken as well as fresh recipes like Grilled Salmon Burritos with Cucumber Salsa and Soft Tacos of Grilled Orange-Garlic Shrimp. Other recipes include: Santa Fe Chicken Satays
Rosemary Chicken with Pineapple-Orange Baste
West Texas Drive-in Chilidogs with the Works
Sherry-Marinated Lamb and Mushroom Kebabs
Fiesta Beef Fajitas with All the Trimmings
Grilled Salmon Burritos with Cucumber Salsa
Soft Tacos of Grilled Orange-Garlic Shrimp
Cumin Tuna Steaks with Lime Cream and Salsa
Pasta and Grilled Vegetable Salad
Glazed Peach and Pineapple Skewers
“Cooking with Michael is always a yummy experience for me. But The Southwestern Grill really lights my fire with luscious recipes such as Grilled Lobsters with Lime Aioli and Lamb Chops with Blackberry Habanero Glaze. He has that special magic!“
—Sheila Lukins, author of USA Cookbook and All Around the World, food editor of Parademagazine “Michael McLaughlin has done it again! He has created a grill book full of sizzling Southwestern flavors and recipes that will light up your taste buds like a Fourth of July sky.“
—Steven Raichlen, author of The Barbecue Bible “A remarkable book, full of flavors that jump off the page and make you hungry.“
—Mark Miller, author of Red Sage “Certain cookbook authors never let me down and topping that list is Michael McLaughlin, whose recipes are always inspired yet approachable. Moreover, Michaels recipes WORK, which can hardly be said of all food writers today. I thinkThe Southwestern Grill is Michaels best cookbook yet. It covers everything you need to know to grill all manner of food safely, successfully, stylishly, and dishes up some of the most original recipes Ive seen in ages. I cant wait to fire up the grill!“
—Jean Anderson, author of The New Doubleday Cookbook and author ofThe American Century Cookbook
Grilling, America's favorite home-grown cooking technique, and southwestern food, the country's best-loved regional cuisine, together make a sizzlingly perfect match.
-- 225 recipes for delicious, bold Southwestern grilled dishes and accompaniments
-- Traditional/classic recipes and creative new interpretations
-- Options for entertaining or everyday dining, vegetarian selections, hot and spicy or mild and flavorful
-- Appetizers, main-dish salads, soups, grilled chicken, fish, meat and meatless entrees, side dishes, sauces, salsas, and desserts
-- Hot food and restaurant trend translated to home kitchens everywhere -- bold flavors that are easy to enjoy every day
-- Inherently healthy, astonishingly easy, incomparably flavorful dishes from one of America's top cookbook authors
-- Celebrity cookbook author's creative approach to grilling
Grilling and Southwestern food together make a sizzlingly perfect match. With brilliant barbecue wizardry, Michael McLaughlin serves up to 200 dazzingly tasty recipes perfect for casual weekday dinners and spectacular weekend feasts. Recipes include: Santa Fe Chicken Satays; Spice-Rubbed Chicken; Sherry-Marinated Lamb and Mushroom Kebabs; Grilled Salmon Burritos with Cucumber Salsa; Smokey Grill-Roasted Corn on the Cob; Pasta and Grilled Vegetable Salad; Glazed Peach and Pineapple Skewers.
200 Terrific recipes for backyard barbecue combined with Southwestern flavors.
About the Author
Michael McLaughlin was an award-winning author of over twenty cookbooks and a preeminent authority on American food and Southwestern cuisine. McLaughlin contributed to numerous publications including Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, and Family Circle. He was the co-author of the best-selling The Silver Palate Cookbook and lived for many years in Santa Fe, New Mexico.