Cook's Country Best Grilling Recipes: More Than 100 Regional Favorites Tested and Perfected for the Outdoor Cook by Editors of Cook's Country Magazine

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  • lorihenry on June 07, 2010

    I may not use the rub and sauce recipes, but the methods cannot be beat. Finally made a rack of ribs on the grill that were the best ever...I got rave reviews from my guests. Also, the tri-tip in a no fail method. I'm using my grill more than ever with continued success.

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  • South Carolina pulled pork

    • babyfork on July 03, 2018

      This review is for the Mustard Barbecue Sauce (otherwise known as Carolina Gold Sauce). Cook's Country magazine was where I first encountered this sauce for pulled pork and I've been converted away from sweet ketchup based BBQ sauce on my pulled pork. I'm a fan of this recipe for the sauce. I've made the Saveur recipe for Carolina Gold sauce that includes molasses and honey, but I prefer this one.

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  • ISBN 10 1933615427
  • ISBN 13 9781933615424
  • Published May 01 2009
  • Format Hardcover
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher America's Test Kitchen
  • Imprint America's Test Kitchen

Publishers Text

The Best American Grilling Recipes from Coast to Coast

Discover America's best grilling traditions from coast to coast with Cook's Country Best Grilling Recipes. From St. Louis Pork Steaks and Texas Beef Ribs to Southern Shrimp Burgers and Alabama Chicken, these foolproof outdoor recipes and the stories behind them collect the taste and attitude of American barbecuing and grilling at its smoky, tender best, in a grilling book that is unlike any other.

Here in our test kitchen, we test every recipe 20, 30, as many as 50 times so that they will work for you the very first time you turn on the gas or light the charcoal. From well-known classics like smoky pulled pork and tender spareribs to (perhaps new to you) unique regional favorites like Baltimore Pit Beef ,Wisconsin Brats and Beer, Lexington Pulled Pork and Huli Huli Chicken these recipes have been tested, tweaked, retested, and finally, foolproofed on the test kitchen's very own charcoal and gas grills.

Whether you are an outdoor pit master or a charcoal newbie lighting up your grill for the very first time, you will find all of the 144 recipes clear, concise, and guaranteed to please. Yet Cook's Country Best Grilling Recipes doesn't just end when the meat comes off the grill; you'll also find dozens of foolproof recipes for the perfect side dishes that are bold and bright enough to accompany our recipes. Of course you'll find a great recipe for All-American Potato Salad but you'll also find some regional twists including Potato Salad and Salt Potatoes Buttermilk Coleslaw? Absolutely - but be sure to mix it up with New York Deli Coleslaw, Memphis Chopped Coleslaw or Apple Cabbage Coleslaw. You'll find farmstand favorites like Corn on the Cob, Three-Bean Salad and Green Tomatoes as well as some surprising new dishes like Sweet and Tart Cucumber Salad, Tomato Pie, Fried Okra and Squash Casserole.

Since you can't have great barbecue without great sauces, Cook's Country Best Grilling Recipes has more than 30 recipes for everything from a Five-Alarm Pantry Barbecue Sauce to sauces that are the pride of Kansas City, Texas, Lexington, and South Carolina, to Fruit Salsas, relishes, and butter- and mayonnaise-based sauces.

Cook's Country Best Grilling Recipes includes a guide to the basics of grilling and barbecuing, from setting up various types of fires to making wood chip packets and safety tips. Photographs throughout offer clear and concise kitchen tips, tricks and grilling shortcuts to turn anyone into a barbecue champion. We've also included an up-to-date equipment buying guide with Cook's Country staff picks for the best and most essential grilling tools.

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