Anyone with half a taste bud knows the difference a good charcoal fire can make. There is no mistaking the effects of its woodsy aromas or the primordial satisfaction of grilling over crackling flames and glowing embers. Now Weber, the inventor of the first covered charcoal grill, presents the definitive book on this unique grilling style, which lately has been surging in popularity. Thoroughly researched and handsomely designed, Weber's Charcoal Grilling(tm) cookbook holds the most captivating examples of charcoal grilling and authentic barbecue from around the globe. More than 100 triple-tested recipes take readers through the full range of a charcoal grill's versatility, including seared steaks, roasted vegetables, smoked fish, barbecued ribs, wood-fired pizzas, and much more. The pages of Weber's Charcoal Grilling(tm) cookbook dazzle with more than 150 color photographs, one for each recipe, plus many more for illustrating essential grilling techniques and barbecue secrets. Additional photos and stories document a culture woven together by unforgettable personalities, an amazing culinary history, and a passionate appreciation for cooking over a live fire. Features: Written by chef and journalist Jamie Purviance, author of Weber's Real Grilling(tm) and other bestselling books on outdoor cooking.
Featuring a simple, never-fail approach to lighting and tending a charcoal fire, which is the basis for a wide variety of more advanced approaches covered throughout the book.
Richly illustrated by James Beard award-winning photographer Tim Turner, who provides a full-color photograph with each recipe.
Packed with priceless advice--set apart in sidebars titled Live Fire Wisdom(tm)--from America's most trusted grillers, including chefs, barbecue champions, and charcoal fanatics.