The debut title in the Anthony Bourdain Books line, The Prophets of Smoked Meat by “Barbecue Snob” Daniel Vaughn, author of the enormously popular blog Full Custom Gospel BBQ, is a rollicking journey through the heart of Texas Barbecue.
From brisket to ribs, beef to pork, mesquite to oak, this fully illustrated, comprehensive guide to Texas barbecue includes pit masters’ recipes, tales of the road—from country meat markets to roadside stands, sumptuous photography, and a panoramic look at the Lone Star State, where smoked meat is sacred.
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Casual smokers will likely find the book to be repetitive and maybe even depressing as the indictment of bad briskets, overcooked ribs, and commercially produced sausage mounts.Read Full Review of The Prophets of Smoked Meat: ... | See more reviews from Publishers Weekly
Daniel Vaughn's quest for barbecue has sent him out to these far-flung places, along miles and miles of highway, and the resulting narrative evokes that soul more accurately than anything else I have ever read.Read Full Review of The Prophets of Smoked Meat: ... | See more reviews from WSJ online
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