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Cook the Book: Blue Smoke Deviled Eggs

Serious Eats Ed Levine 2 comments

On the eve of the Big Apple BBQ Block Party, I thought I'd include a recipe from Blue Smoke, the barbecue joint that's a part of Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group, the organization largely responsible for the event. This... More

Cook the Book: Carolyn McLemore's Cornbread Salad

Serious Eats Ed Levine 1 comment

A great side dish is almost as good as the 'cue itself. Almost. But if you don't have sides, you feel as if something's missing. Carolyn McLemore's Cornbread Salad has a little something of everything in it, however. The recipe,... More

Cook the Book: Big Bob Gibson's Grand World Championship Pork Shoulder

Serious Eats Ed Levine 1 comment

Although Big Bob Gibson himself is no longer with us, the cooking remains in the able hands of the McLemore and Lilly families. Don McLemore is Bob's grandson, and Chris Lilly is McLemore's son-in-law. In barbecue competitions, Lilly cooks in... More

Cook the Book: Big Bob Gibson's Hickory-Smoked Chicken

Serious Eats Ed Levine 5 comments

I don't even like barbecue chicken, but I like this barbecue chicken. Big Bob Gibson's Hickory-Smoked Chicken is absolutely amazing. I'm eagerly awaiting this weekend's Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, where I hope they'll be making this recipe, which follows... More

Cook the Book: Apple City Barbecue World Championship Ribs

Serious Eats Ed Levine 7 comments

The ribs made by Mike Mills's Apple City Barbecue team using this recipe won first place at Memphis in May, the "Super Bowl of Swine," in 1990 and 1992. Although the instructions here may be a little beyond casual backyard... More

Cook the Book Giveaway: 'Peace, Love, and Barbecue'

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This week, to honor our barbecue brethren cooking at the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, we are giving away five (5) copies of championship pit master and yarn-spinner Mike Mills's terrific book Peace, Love, and Barbecue. (Shout-out to Mike's daughter and co-author, Amy Mills Tunnicliffe, and Rodale Press for supplying the books). Peace, Love, and Barbecue is part novelized memoir, part cookbook, part barbecue primer, and all wonderful to read for both pleasure and info. The five recipes we are going to run on Serious Eats include some legendary barbecue preparations never before published in any book. I was going to say I don't know how Mike talked some of these folks into giving him their recipes, but then I... More

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