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Contest Winners: Cook the Book, 'The Best Barbecue on Earth'

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Congrats to forkmtn, grahamred, manali98, chcannon, and french tart. Winners have been notified by email and also appear on our Contest Winners page. Thanks to everyone who entered last week's Cook the Book!... More

Cook the Book: Jamaican Barbecue Banana Birds

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According to Rick Browne, author of this week's Cook the Book selection, The Best Barbecue on Earth, Jamaica "may well be the birthplace of barbecue in its most classic sense: slow, smoky cooking over low heat." Jerks—from chicken, pork, and... More

Cook the Book: Salmon with Scotch Whisky Sauce

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Scottish barbecue? Isn't the country more famous for oats, barley, and boiled potatoes? Scotland actually produces many of the best meats in the world, from Angus beef, to venison, lamb, and game birds such as pheasant and grouse. All of... More

Cook the Book: Yakitori

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The Japanese term yakitori literally means "grilled bird," and refers to skewers of chicken barbecued over a charcoal grill. Commonly served in casual, inexpensive izakayas (Japanese drinking establishments with food beyond bar snacks) and beer gardens, yakitori is considered by... More

Cook the Book: Marrakesh Fish Steaks

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Moroccan cuisine is one of the most diverse in the world. Rooted in centuries-old Arab and Berber tradition, it also finds inspiration from nearby France and Spain. Heady blends of spices (such as cinnamon, saffron, and turmeric) complement dishes rich... More

Cook The Book: Churrascaria Marinated Steaks with Chile-Lime Sauce

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The word churrascaria comes from churrasco, the Portuguese term for barbecue. Churrascaria restaurants are popular in Brazil, though they can be more than a little overwhelming for unsuspecting tourists. Diners can literally eat for hours, as passadores (special meat waiters)... More

Cook the Book: 'The Best Barbecue on Earth'

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From Memphis to Texas, Alabama to the Carolinas, every region in America thinks its style of barbecue is best. And while they may not agree on spices, smokes, or sauces, one thing's for sure: They all believe that barbecue is a quintessentially American cuisine. In fact, they couldn't be more wrong. Barbecue is, as this week's Cook the Book author Rick Browne states, "a universal language" that spans six continents and more than 20 countries. For his latest cookbook, The Best Barbecue on Earth, Browne (the creator, executive producer, and host of the popular public television program Barbecue America) traveled the globe interviewing, photographing, cooking, and—most important—tasting the world's most flavorful recipes for grills, pits, and smokers. The result? The... More

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