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The Prophets of Smoked Meat By Daniel Vaughn
The barbecue blogger covers 10,000 miles to taste the best of Texas’s smoked meat, finding great obscure spots along the way. $30.
Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Addiction By Bobby Flay
Based on Flay’s TV series, this book features 150 of the star chef’s favorite grill recipes, including his famous tricked-out burgers. $35.
Smoke & Pickles By Edward Lee
The Louisville, Kentucky–based chef’s recipes combine Southern flavors with those of his Korean heritage, as in miso-smothered chicken. $30.
Salt Block Cooking By Mark Bitterman
The salt expert gives lessons on cooking with salt bricks, which add a subtle saltiness and can get hot enough on a grill to sear steak. $25.