14 Books for Dad
For the Barbecue King
Chris Lilly, executive chef at Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q, reveals the family secrets that have powered the famed Decatur, Alabama,
joint to six consecutive wins at the World Championship BBQ Cook-Off. Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book offers everything from glaze recipes to seasonings to toasting techniques.
To buy: $17, amazon.com.
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