Whether you call it "grilling" or "barbecuing," outdoor cooking is an affordable, convenient, and satisfying way to entertain at home. With approximately 100 delicious recipes and dozens of eye-popping color photos, Idiot's Guides: Grilling allows anyone to quickly become a master of grilling the perfect burger, steak, or chop. Not just for meat, though, this book includes recipes for seafood, vegetables, fruits, pizzas, breads, sauces, rubs, and more. Additional coverage includes essential grilling techniques; tools and accessories; smoking and curing processes; and other expert tips for both gas and charcoal grills.
About the Author
Thomas N. England is a professional chef, food writer, educator, and mentor who has shared his expertise with both aspiring and seasoned chefs for more than 20 years. Born and raised in northern Indiana, Chef England trained in New York at the Culinary Institute of America. He is an ACF Certified Executive Chef (CEC) and Certified Foodservice Educator (CFSE). As a Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS) he is also well versed in the production and pairing of alcohol, running and consulting for wineries. Chef England currently serves as program coordinator at the Ivy Tech Hospitality and Culinary Arts program in Indianapolis, and is active in the community as a local foods activist as cofounder and president of Dig IN—a nonprofit with the mission of promoting Indiana foods, beverages, and agriculture.