The Outdoor Cook: How to Cook Anything Outside Using Your Grill, Fire Pit, Flat-Top Grill, and More
Brand:America's Test Kitchen
Your comprehensive guide to outdoor cooking with 150 recipes to make the whole meal outdoors, including snacks, sides, breads, and desserts
Go beyond burgers and basic proteins to become your best outdoor cooking self. Whether you use a gas or charcoal grill, flat-top griddle, open-fire setup, smoker, or pizza oven, you can revel in the outdoor cooking lifestyle. By learning to harness fire and smoke the ATK way, you'll even be able to convert many of these recipes between different cooking methods.
In-depth information covers fire setups and heat levels; reviews of outdoor cooking equipment including grills, griddles, planchas, rotisseries, pizza ovens, and smokers; and all the invaluable tips ATK has learned from more than 25 years of outdoor cooking experience.
Whether you need fast, creative weeknight dinners or you're gathering friends around the fire pit for Charred Guacamole and Grilled Peach Sangria or you're seeking a weekend adventure smoking a whole chicken or simmering open-fire paella for a crowd, you'll find recipes for every meal component:
Snacks and Small Plates:Smoked Loaded Nachos, Grilled Oysters with Soy-Citrus Sauce, Watermelon with Grilled Queso de Freir, Serrano, and Pepitas
Desserts:Glazed Rotisserie Pineapple with Salted Rum Butterscotch Sauce, Cherry Spoon Cake
About the Author
America's Test Kitchen publishes award-winning cookbooks along withCook's IllustratedandCook's Countrymagazines and produces public television's top-rated shows,America's Test KitchenandCook's Country. It is a very real 15,000-square-foot kitchen located in Boston's Seaport district and is home to more than 60 test cooks, editors, and tasting and testing experts.