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Grill and Chill: Inspiration from the Library for Your Summer Cooking


Grill and Chill: Inspiration from the Library for Your Summer Cooking

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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 

American Grill : A Cookbook : 125 Recipes for Mastering Live Fire by Tyler Florence

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

Big Moe’s Big Book of BBQ : 75 Recipes From Brisket and Ribs to Cornbread and Mac and Cheese by Moe Cason

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

Ed Mitchell’s Barbeque by Ed Mitchell

Flavor X Fire : Recipes and Techniques for Bigger, Bolder BBQ and Grilling by Derek Wolf

Global Smoke : Bold New Barbecue Inspired by the World’s Great Cuisines by Cheryl Alters Jamison

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

Life of Fire : Mastering the Arts of Pit-Cooked Barbecue, the Grill, and the Smokehouse by Pat Martin

Sam the Cooking Guy and the Holy Grill : Easy & Delicious Recipes for Outdoor Grilling & Smoking by Sam Zien

Vegan Mob : Vegan BBQ and Soul Food by Toriano Gordon

What’s Gaby Cooking? Grilling All the Things : 100+ Recipes to Make You an Absolute Pro by Gaby Dalkin

Outdoor Cooking

The Clever Camper Cookbook : Over 50 Simple Dishes to Enjoy in the Great Outdoors by Megan Winter-Barker

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

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

Super Simple Outdoor Cookbook : Quick and Easy Food for Outdoor Fun by Linda Ly

Summer Cooking

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

Summer Food : New Summer Classics by Paul Lowe

Taste of Home. American Summer Cookbook : Fast Weeknight Favorites, Backyard Barbecues and Everything in Between

Drinks And Desserts

500 Ice creams, Sorbets & Gelatos : the Only Ice Cream Compendium You’ll Ever Need by Alex Barker

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

Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts by Peggy Fallon

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

Perfectly Simple Ice Cream : 100 Recipes Anyone Can Make by Anthony Tassinello

Summer Drinks : Over 100 Refreshing Recipes to Enjoy in the Sunshine

Summer Fizz : Over 100 Recipes for Refreshing Sparkling Drinks

Archana Chiplunkar, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian

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