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Old 07-15-2008, 07:43 AM   #1
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Is there a list somewhere on the site that has the must have BBQ books? I am low on reading material and figured I might as well buy some BBQ books, so throw out some titles that ya'll like if you don't mind.
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Old 07-15-2008, 07:54 AM   #2
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There are many great BBQ books out there. Here are a few: Peace Love & BBQ, Taming the Flame, Any book from Dr. BBQ(Ray Lampe), BBQ Bible. Check Barnes & Noble on line or Amazon.
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Old 07-15-2008, 07:56 AM   #3
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Old 07-15-2008, 07:58 AM   #4
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Here is one good thread on the subject.

http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...ighlight=books
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Old 07-15-2008, 07:58 AM   #5
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All the Dr BBQ books, all the Steve Rachlin books, Smoke and Spice. Those should keep ya going for a while.
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Old 07-15-2008, 08:32 AM   #6
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^^^ What Greg said!
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Old 07-15-2008, 08:41 AM   #7
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Here is one good thread on the subject.

http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...ighlight=books

Thanks....That is perfect. And thanks to the rest for your suggestions!! Now time to go to the book store.
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Old 07-15-2008, 12:07 PM   #8
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I'd also recommend that you check out the "Scratch and Dent" section (in the red menu) at Pig Out Publications

Some killer deals can be had there (with free shipping).

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Old 07-15-2008, 12:44 PM   #9
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Smoke and Spice was my primer. I now have the good Dr.'s books and one by Steve Raichlen
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I just finished Peace, love and bbq by mike mills,,, very entertaining read, with all of good info in it. Now I'm onto Dr. BBQ big time bbq book.
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Old 07-15-2008, 01:52 PM   #11
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I really like...

Paul Kirk http://www.amazon.com/Paul-Kirks-Cha...6147928&sr=8-5

Smoke and Spice http://www.amazon.com/Smoke-Spice-Co...6148027&sr=8-1

Back Yard BBQ http://www.amazon.com/Backyard-BBQ-S...6147928&sr=8-3

Ray Lampe http://www.amazon.com/Dr-BBQs-Big-Ti...ref=pd_sim_b_1
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Old 07-15-2008, 05:14 PM   #12
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say Bigdogkc, I see you live in olathe, you might want to stop by the kc bqq store in olathe, on 119 by I-35, next door to,,,,, Olkahoma Joe's :), eat bbq, look around at bbq grills, and browse the dvd/book area, and of course, do try out some rubs, and such. If you want I can give you "the" dvd to watch, to borrow!. I buy all my supplies there, they have the best price, or the same as every bbq store in the k.c area. I just got a FEC from that store :), birthday present from my wife :)

P.M me if you are interested into borrowing that dvd
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Old 07-15-2008, 05:42 PM   #13
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I will second the votes for Ray Lampe, Mike Mills, Paul Kirk, and Steven Raichlens books...I have them all. I also recommend Barbeque and Sausage Making Secrets by Charlie Knote. The Great American Barbeque and Grilling Manual by Smoky Hale. Backyard BBQ by Richard McPeake. I dont think you can ever have to much information. Having said that, I am sort of getting away from "recipe type" books. The book I have read and enjoyed the most is Smokestack Lightning by Lolis Eric Elie. Doug Worgul's A Grand Barbeque is also a great read.

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