Smokin' with Myron Mixon: Recipes Made Simple, from the Winningest Man in Barbecue
- Publish Date: 2011-05-10
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Myron Mixon;Kelly Alexander
The secret to the best barbecue from the man who barbecues the best: Keep it simple!
In the world of competitive barbecue, nobodyâs 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 fatherâs side. He grew up to expand his parentâs sauce business, Jackâs Old South, and in the process became the leader of the winningest team in competitive barbecue. Itâs Mixonâs 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 TLCâs BBQ Pitmasters.
Now, for the first time, Mixonâs 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. Donât do it! Mixon will show you how you can apply his âkeep it simpleâ mantra in your own backyard. Heâll take you to the front lines of barbecue and teach you how to turn out âcue like a seasoned pro. Youâll learn to cook like Mixon does when heâs on the road competing and when heâs at home, with great tips on
â¢ the basics, from choosing the right wood to getting the best smoker or grill
â¢ the formulas for the marinades, rubs, injections, and sauces youâll need
â¢ the perfect ways to cook up hog, ribs, brisket, and chicken, including Mixonâs famous Cupcake Chicken
Mixon shares more than 75 of his award-winning recipesâincluding one for the most sinful burger youâll ever eatâand 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, Smokinâ with Myron Mixon will fire you up for a tasty time.