Barbecue Crossroads: Notes and Recipes from a Southern Odyssey

Robb Walsh O. Rufus Lovett

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Barbecue Crossroads: Notes and Recipes from a Southern Odyssey

Barbecue Crossroads Notes and Recipes from a Southern Odyssey In stories recipes and photographs James Beard Award winning writer Robb Walsh and acclaimed documentary photographer O Rufus Lovett take us on a barbecue odyssey from East Texas to the Carolinas a

  • Title: Barbecue Crossroads: Notes and Recipes from a Southern Odyssey
  • Author: Robb Walsh O. Rufus Lovett
  • ISBN: 9780292752849
  • Page: 380
  • Format: Paperback
  • In stories, recipes, and photographs, James Beard Award winning writer Robb Walsh and acclaimed documentary photographer O Rufus Lovett take us on a barbecue odyssey from East Texas to the Carolinas and back In Barbecue Crossroads, we meet the pitmasters who still use old fashioned wood fired pits, and we sample some of their succulent pork shoulders, whole hogs, savoryIn stories, recipes, and photographs, James Beard Award winning writer Robb Walsh and acclaimed documentary photographer O Rufus Lovett take us on a barbecue odyssey from East Texas to the Carolinas and back In Barbecue Crossroads, we meet the pitmasters who still use old fashioned wood fired pits, and we sample some of their succulent pork shoulders, whole hogs, savory beef, sausage, mutton, and even some barbecued baloney Recipes for these and the side dishes, sauces, and desserts that come with them are painstakingly recorded and tested.But Barbecue Crossroads is than a cookbook it is a trip back to the roots of our oldest artisan food tradition and a look at how Southern culture is changing Walsh and Lovett trace the lineage of Southern barbecue backwards through time as they travel across a part of the country where slow cooked meat has long been part of everyday life What they find is not one story, but many They visit legendary joints that don t live up to their reputations and discover unknown places that deserve attention They tell us why the corporatizing of agriculture is making it difficult for pitmasters to afford hickory wood or find whole hogs that fit on a pit.Walsh and Lovett also remind us of myriad ways that race weaves in and out of the barbecue story, from African American cooking techniques and recipes to the tastes of migrant farmworkers who ate their barbecue in meat markets, gas stations, and convenience stores because they weren t welcome in restaurants The authors also expose the ways that barbecue competitions and TV shows are undermining traditional barbecue culture And they predict that the revival of the community barbecue tradition may well be its salvation.

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    One thought on “Barbecue Crossroads: Notes and Recipes from a Southern Odyssey

    1. Mark on said:

      In Barbecue Crossroads, Walsh travels with photographer O. Rufus Lovett to document the remaning traditional barbecue establishments in the South that continue to cook with only hardwood, rather than gas-fueled smokers as the price of wood increases. Walsh's memoir sends him from East Texas to the Carolinas, and back to his home in Austin to reflect on the current state of barbecue in the South.Walsh's book was not only revelatory on the distinct characteristics of the different regional barbecu [...]

    2. Casey Kittrell on said:

      Easily the best barbecue book published in recent years. Walsh is a professional writer, so the background behind these recipes is as enlightening as the headnotes. But even if you're just in it for the recipes, you have to appreciate the fact that these are drawn from the old lions, those that still cook over wood or coals. It's astounding how much "barbecue," even from popular places that put on a good cover, comes out of an electric push-button smoker. In any case, these are the recipes you w [...]

    3. KatW on said:

      It's a great book to read while you're outside grilling, which is how I did it. Lots of recipes to try, in between stories about the old days of Southern barbecue.

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