Smokin' with Myron Mixon - Myron Mixon & Kelly Alexander

Smokin' with Myron Mixon

By Myron Mixon & Kelly Alexander

  • Release Date: 2011-05-10
  • Genre: Methods
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The secret to the best barbecue from the man who barbecues the best: Keep it simple!
 
In the world of competitive barbecue, nobody’s won more prize money, more trophies, or more adulation than Myron Mixon. And he comes by it honestly: From the time he was old enough to stoke a pit, Mixon learned the art of barbecue at his father’s side. He grew up to expand his parent’s sauce business, Jack’s Old South, and in the process became the leader of the winningest team in competitive barbecue. It’s Mixon’s combination of killer instinct and killer recipes that has led him to three world championships and more than 180 grand championships and made him the breakout star of TLC’s BBQ Pitmasters.

Now, for the first time, Mixon’s stepping out from behind his rig to teach you how he does it. Rule number one: People always try to overthink barbecue and make it complicated. Don’t do it! Mixon will show you how you can apply his “keep it simple” mantra in your own backyard. He’ll take you to the front lines of barbecue and teach you how to turn out ’cue like a seasoned pro. You’ll learn to cook like Mixon does when he’s on the road competing and when he’s at home, with great tips on
 
• the basics, from choosing the right wood to getting the best smoker or grill
• the formulas for the marinades, rubs, injections, and sauces you’ll need
• the perfect ways to cook up hog, ribs, brisket, and chicken, including Mixon’s famous Cupcake Chicken
 
Mixon shares more than 75 of his award-winning recipes—including one for the most sinful burger you’ll ever eat—and advice that will end any anxiety over cooking times and temps and change your backyard barbecues forever. He also fills you in on how he rose to the top of the competitive barbecue universe and his secrets for succulent success. Complete with mouth-watering photos, Smokin’ with Myron Mixon will fire you up for a tasty time.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Reviews

  • Solid and Surefire BBQ Recipes

    5
    By Gruversm
    I’ve used recipes from this book over and over for over two years! I especially love the injection recipes and rib marinades. If you’re making the Potato salad recipe be careful of how much salt is needed (1 TBS).
  • Smokin” with Myron Mixon

    5
    By Blkranger
    Great book on the subject of BBQ. Easy recipes to read, understand and prepare. Thank you Myron for keeping smokin’ simple.
  • Great book on smoking

    5
    By Aceroofer
    Great book on teaching you tips and secrets on great BBQ
  • Book informative

    4
    By Go_mamos
    My wife received a gift card at a big box store that carries smokers. We decided that we would use the gift card on a smoker. Before the purchase, I started watching Barbecue Pit Masters to get an idea about smoking meat in general. Because Myron is on the show, I decided to check out his book. What I liked about the book is that Myron covers a lot of meat types and gives good recipes that anyone can follow. For someone that has experience grilling, I was apprehensive about smoking my meat. This books cleared up some of my concerns. What I would like to see are more pictures with respect to prep and sections on smoking vegetables.
  • Great recipes

    4
    By Pathfinder_f7
    Great book for recipes and learning basic BBQ from a pro.
  • Excellent!

    5
    By EdoggN
    Great Cookbook! I have used many of the recipes with my Big Green Egg. Also shows you how to make your own rubs and injections.
  • Great barbecue book

    5
    By haskelman
    I bought this book because I was looking for some good info and recipes, and I can say this book definitely has both. I cooked ribs (baby back) for the first time and they were the best me and wife have had in a long time I would definitely recommend this book :-)
  • Great book

    5
    By Shawn350
    Just made the recipe for BBQ sauce everyone loved it. Book reads easy and no extra bs. Just the best dang BBQ book in the world.