Michael Chiarello's Live Fire by Michael Chiarello

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He's a Top Chef master, an Iron Chef, an Emmy Award–winning television host, a booked-solid restaurateur, and his cookbooks have sold half a million copies. And, at heart, Michael Chiarello is a master of cooking over fire. This passion and Michael's great gifts for sharing his cooking philosophy (described by Publisher's Weekly as "cooking is craft") and his recipes with such ease and enthusiasm infuse Live Fire, a book destined to fire up the cooking of anyone who takes pride in their grilling. Live Fire features many ways to cook with open flame and embers: the beloved backyard grill, of course, and also using a fire pit, spit, or rotisserie, and more. Here are 125 of Michael's surefire recipes for all courses and 100 sumptuous photographs. All this makes Live Fire a substantial volume o be pored over for years to come—and a grilling book unlike any other.
 

About Michael Chiarello

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Michael Chiarello is the chef/owner of Bottega, author of eight cookbooks, tastemaker behind NapaStyle, and one of the finalists for Bravo's Top Chef Masters. He lives in California's Napa Valley. Frankie Frankeny is a food and lifestyle photographer based in San Francisco, California.
 
Published April 16, 2013 by Chronicle Books LLC. 224 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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Chiarello, the Napa Valley chef and vintner, thinks big in this oversized and highly enjoyable harbinger of spring. These 125 recipes are not about traditional barbecue, they’re about taking a variety

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Publishers Weekly

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Chiarello, the Napa Valley chef and vintner, thinks big in this oversized and highly enjoyable harbinger of spring. These 125 recipes are not about traditional barbecue, they’re about taking a variety

Mar 04 2013 | Read Full Review of Michael Chiarello's Live Fire

Oregon Live

Chronicle Books, $35, 224 pages In a nutshell: With grilling season on the horizon, we're on the lookout for new inspiration for outdoor cooking.

Apr 15 2013 | Read Full Review of Michael Chiarello's Live Fire

With collaborators Ann Krueger Spivack and Claudia Sansone, celebrity chef Chiarello translates primal cooking techniques—such as roasting whole animals over a fire—into doable recipes for ambitious cooks. Like Barton Seaver's Where There's Smoke and Adam Perry Lang'

Jun 15 2013 | Read Full Review of Michael Chiarello's Live Fire

With collaborators Ann Krueger Spivack and Claudia Sansone, celebrity chef Chiarello translates primal cooking techniques—such as roasting whole animals over a fire—into doable recipes for ambitious cooks. Like Barton Seaver's Where There's Smoke and Adam Perry Lang'

Jun 15 2013 | Read Full Review of Michael Chiarello's Live Fire

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