Prepare your taste buds for the magic of smoked foods.
Smoking food is an ancient method for preserving meat that has been transformed into a superior way to infuse your food with more flavor.
Smoking Foods will show you how pairing ingredients with specific woods will bring out the richness in everything you smoke. You'll also learn how rubs, marinades, sauces, and more can further enhance the foods you smoke.
Renowned chef Ted Reader will share all the smoker techniques you need to create fall-off-the-bone, mouth-watering, and taste-bud-tantalizing foods. But you can smoke more than just meat, including seafood, vegetables, and even ice cream, honey, and martinis.
This revised edition offers these highlights:
More than 100 smoker recipes for beef, pork, chicken, seafood, and side dishes
More than 35 flavor-layering recipes for brines, marinades, cures, rubs, sauces, and more
Expert smoking advice from Chef Ted on which woods pair best with which ingredients
Don't have a smoker? Not to worry. Chef Ted will show you how to easily turn your grill and even your oven into a smoker. Along with all his other tips and secrets, this will also help you begin making fuller-flavor foods in no time!
Ted Reader is an award-winning chef, cookbook author, and master of the grill and smoker. He has authored more than a dozen cookbooks, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Smoking Foods, King of the Q's Blue Plate BBQ, and Beerlicious: The Art of Grillin' and Chillin'. Chef Ted was the executive chef at the Skydome Hotel at Rogers Centre in Toronto. He also developed an eponymous line of seasoning and sauces: Ted's World Famous BBQ.