Now Grill This: Barbecue Books for Father's Day

BBQsauceFather's Day is coming up and if your dad is also the guy standing over the grill and taking the heat, here are ten of my favorite new barbecue books to take it up a notch... 

 


 

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Weber's Greatest Hits: 125 Classic Recipes for Every Grill by Jamie Purviance
 
Weber is synonymous with grilling, and this new cookbook is a collection of 125 of their very best recipes, chosen out of 2,000 collected in the brand's history.
 

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Praise the Lard: Recipes and Revelations from a Legendary Life in Barbecue by Mike Mills and Amy Mills
 
Mike Mills is known as "The Legend" and has won multiple awards in the world of competitive barbecue.  Mills and his daughter also own a barbecue place in Illinois that is a can't miss destination and this book is the key to their barbecue kingdom.
 

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Texas BBQ: Platefuls of Legendary Lone Star Flavor by The Editors of Southern Living
 
Texas barbecue is as vast and varied as the state itself. This is the cookbook that showcases not only some of the state's best recipes, but also some of the best places to eat barbecue across the state, and what dish each restaurant is known for.
 

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Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades--Bastes, Butters & Glazes, Too by Steven Raichlen
 
Raichlen's bestselling sauce encyclopedia is now completely updated with full color photographs and 200 recipes for rubs, sauces, marinades and more.
 

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Grill Smoke BBQ by Ben Tish
 
Tish is one of the U.K.'s top chefs and in his second book he shifts the focus from traditional meat based barbecue recipes to all the magic a grill has to offer fish, veggies, and even dessert.
 

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Coleman The Outdoor Adventure Cookbook: The Official Cookbook from America's Camping Authority by Coleman
 
Camping and Coleman go hand-in-hand and this icon of the outdoors has created a cookbook filled with 100 recipes to elevate campsite cooking while still keeping it simple.
 

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The South's Best Butts: Pitmaster Secrets for Southern Barbecue Perfection by Matt Moore
 
Take a tour of the best pork the South has to offer. Moore not only gives the where and the how of iconic pork mains, but this cookbook is a stand out when it comes to incredible side dishes that will keep you coming back for more.
 

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Pitmaster: Recipes, Techniques, and Barbecue Wisdom by Andy Husbands and Chris Hart
 
The authors of Wicked Good Barbecue return with a book that highlights the regions and people who have inspired and mentored them on their journeys into American barbecue.
 

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Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling by Meathead Goldwyn
 
One of our picks for the best cookbooks of 2016, Meathead is like the The Food Lab of barbecue. Perfect for dads who like grilling and science.
 

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Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto by Aaron Franklin and Jordan Mackay
 
The Franklin Barbecue book came out in 2015 but the love for it hasn't waned. Still the best when it comes to a book for dads who want to learn the art of smoking meat from an Austin, TX master.
 

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