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Grill and Chill: Inspiration for Summer Cooking


Grill and Chill: Inspiration for Summer Cooking

The warm summer days are here and it is time for eating outdoors in the company of nature, be it barbecues and grills or while out camping.  It is also time to savor fresh summer salads, sandwiches and other picnic food, and to quench your thirst with fruity punches and cool drinks. And of course no summer meal is complete without your favorite ice cream or cold dessert.

Here are some books / ebooks available with your Livingston Library card to inspire your summer culinary adventures:

Barbecue and Grilling 

backyard bbq bible

The Backyard BBQ Bible : 100+ Recipes For Outdoor Grilling by Oscar Smith

Chiles And Smoke : BBQ, Grilling, And Other Fire-Friendly Recipes With Spice And Flavor by Brad Prose

Flavor X Fire : Recipes And Techniques For Bigger, Bolder BBQ And Grilling by Derek Wolf

Franklin Smoke : Wood, Fire, Food by Aaron Franklin

The Green Barbecue Cookbook : Modern Vegetarian Grill And Bbq Recipes by Martin Nordin

Guga : Breaking The Barbecue Rules by Gustavo Tosta

Horn Barbecue : Recipes And Techniques From A Master Of The Art of BBQ by Matt Horn

Pig Beach BBQ Cookbook : Smoked, Grilled, Roasted, And Sauced by Matt Abdoo

Outdoor Cooking

cook it wild

Cook It Wild : Sensational Prep-Ahead Meals For Camping, Cabins, And The Great Outdoors by Chris Nuttall-Smith

Cowgirls Cook For The Great Outdoors : More Than 90 Delicious Recipes For Picnics, Potlucks, And Pack Lunches by Jill Charlotte Stanford

The National Parks Cookbook : The Best Recipes From (And Inspired By) America’s National Parks by Linda Ly

Open Skies Cookbook : A Wild American Road Trip by Sarah Glover

The Outdoor Cook : How To Cook Anything Outside Using Your Grill, Fire Pit, Flat-Top Grill, And More

The Pendleton Field Guide To Campfire Cooking

Smashed : 60 Epic Smash Burgers & Sandwiches For Dinner, For Lunch, And Even For Breakfast–For Your Outdoor Griddle, Grill, Or Skillet by Adam Walton

Summer Cooking

beach eats

Beach Eats : Favorite Surfside Recipes For Every Occasion

The Complete Summer Cookbook : Beat The Heat With 500 Recipes That Make The Most Of Summer’s Bounty by America’s Test Kitchen

The Jersey Shore Cookbook : Fresh Summer Flavors From The Boardwalk And Beyond by Deborah Smith

Greenfeast. Spring, Summer by Nigel Slater

The Summer Table : Recipes And Menus For Casual Outdoor Entertaining by Lisa Lemke

Taste Of Home. American Summer Cookbook : Fast Weeknight Favorites, Backyard Barbecues And Everything In Between

Salads, Drinks, And Desserts

gelupo gelato

Gelupo Gelato : A Delectable Palette Of Ice Cream Recipes by Jacob Kennedy

Ice Cream Sandwiches 65 Recipes for Incredibly Cool Treats by Donna Egan

The Perfect Scoop : 200 Recipes For Ice Creams, Sorbets, Gelatos, Granitas, And Sweet Accompaniments by David Lebovitz

Saladish A Crunchier, Grainier, Herbier, Heartier, Tastier Way with Vegetables by Ilene Rosen & Donna Gelb

Summer Drinks : Over 100 Refreshing Recipes To Enjoy In The Sunshine

Zucchini Love : 43 Garden Fresh Recipes For Salads, Soups, Breads, Lasagnas, Stir-Fries, And More by Cynthia Stevens Graubart

Happy Summer Cooking!

Archana Chiplunkar, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian

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