Hey, thanks, Amazon reader Deb L. Let’s hope I maintain that average.
I kind of doubt Hachette knew it was National BBQ Month when they released The Man’s Book of the BBQ, since it was UK only. But I couldn’t let the occasion pass uncommemorated, so that’s why this week’s Cracked column is dedicated to preparing meat for BBQ.
I think the Alan Titchmarsh show may discuss — or at least mention — The Man’s Book of the BBQ on today’s show. So that will be…odd. Not as odd as having a book in Wal-Mart, but still: odd. I really hope it wasn’t me who wrote that “Cooking’s for girls,” cover copy.
I’ve written The Man’s Book of the BBQ, a series of almost-funny essayettes for some stock photos Hachette had lying around, and when you get done reading it, you’ll be less likely to screw up your next barbecue. It’s out May 2, with a U.S. release come Labor Day, because we like to bookend the … Read more
So I wrote this topic for Cracked awhile back. It was never featured, but it ranked high enough in Google to for the production team at Hachette / Octopus to hire me to write their barbecue book. Considering I was smacking golf balls at the park in lieu of employment when they wrote to me, … Read more