Continue with the barbecue theme, it’s time to bring you some books about it. As we mention in our previews post (The 10 Most Common Myths) we have some favorites that we like to share with you. Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto is one of them. We can not express how much we love this book. Is definitely the BEST one we ever read. We know this is not a new one but it remains our go-to barbecue cookbook of all time. There are many great books available on the market, but this one has something special that makes us always come back to it.
This story starts a few years ago, in 2009, when Aaron Franklin and his wife, Stacy, opened up a small barbecue trailer on Austin, Texas. Fortunately for us, they had no idea what they’d gotten themselves into. Today, Franklin Barbecue has grown into the most popular, critically lauded, and obsessed-over barbecue joint in the country (if not the world).
Due to is huge success, Franklin Barbecue is probably one of the most difficult restaurants to eat. You don’t believe us! To get an idea, people start forming a line at 4 am, just to have the opportunity to eat some delicious barbecue. The numbers of this restaurant are out of this world, they smoke about 106 briskets per day, which consequently is enough food to satisfy 500 – 600 people daily.
Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto was one of the most-anticipated cookbooks in 2015, were Franklin and coauthor Jordan Mackay, reveal all the secrets behind a truly great barbecue and share years’ worth of hard-won knowledge. As a result, this book is a source of great knowledge for everyone passionate for barbecue. You have chapters dedicated to building or customizing your own smoker; finding and curing the right wood; creating and tending perfect fires; sourcing top-quality meat; and of course, cooking mind-blowing, ridiculously delicious barbecue, better than you ever thought possible.
In our opinion, this book has everything you need in a great cookbook, amazing recipes, great photos but also awesome content. For us, the best way to feel and TASTE what we are talking about is to buy one copy of this book for you. We guarantee you will not regret it!
If you read the full article you already know what is our opinion about this book. Amazing recipes, great photos but also awesome content. The definitely go-to barbecue cookbook! It´s impossible to go wrong with this book.