'Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book' on Serious Eats

Last Week's Contest Winners

Cook the Book: Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book: tucsonlady, DeaconVolker, bigfatmouth, baker212, and AimDee. Winners have been notified by email and also appear on our Contest Winners page. Thanks to all who entered.... More

Barbecue Lamb Shanks

The following recipe is from the September 2 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! When I think about lamb shanks visions of long-braised, falling off the bone osso bucco immediately... More

Cook the Book: 'Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book'

Labor Day is just around the corner, which means the last hurrah of summer barbecues. We thought this week would be the perfect opportunity to feature Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book, a cookbook from the barbecue legend Big Bob Gibson. Here's a little background on Big Bob: Bob was a big guy from Decatur, Alabama, with a natural talent for grilling. Back in 1925 he started serving barbecue out of a pit he dug in his backyard. People flocked from miles around, and his backyard barbecue eventually become so popular, he was able to quit his railroad job and open up a brick-and-mortar restaurant. Since then Big Bob's has become a barbecue institution, with locations throughout Alabama and the Carolinas.... More

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