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Great American cookout
Gillespie, Gregg R., 1934-
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Publication Information:
New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, [2002]

Physical Description:
256 pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 26 cm
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Includes index.
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TX823 .G495 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize

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Barbecues, picnics, camping trips, garden parties--everything tastes better and any meal is more fun when it is served outdoors. Featuring festive, illustrated menus for every occasion and hundreds of recipes in every category, this beautiful book includes foolproof grilling and barbecuing recipes and techniques, complete with rubs, sauces, and marinades; cool summer salads, slaws and side dishes; palate-pleasing appetizers, snacks and special treats; luscious desserts--and that's just the food part. Sidebars throughout include decorations, picnic and party games, ideas for entertaining, and more. Full-color photographs of mouthwatering meals offer inspiration and serving suggestions. It's the complete guide to throwing the perfect backyard family barbecue, tail-gate party, Fourth-of-July bash, oceanside clam bake--you name it!

Author Notes

Gregg Gillespie has owned, operated & managed retail commercial and baking establishments in New England and California. He is the author of numerous cookbooks.

He lives, cooks and collects recipes in Reno, Nevada.

(Bowker Author Biography)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Small Bites & Big Plattersp. 6
Fourth of July Bashp. 8
Chapter 2 The Salad Bowlp. 38
Picnic in the Parkp. 40
Chapter 3 From the Grillp. 70
Backyard Barbecuep. 72
Chapter 4 Rubs, Sauces & Marinadesp. 112
A Day at the Beachp. 114
Chapter 5 More Main Attractionsp. 144
Clambakep. 146
Chapter 6 Sizzling Sidesp. 166
Tailgate Partyp. 168
Chapter 7 Backyard Bakeryp. 190
Afternoon Tea Partyp. 192
Chapter 8 Cookout Coolersp. 220
Garden Cocktail Partyp. 222