A total meat- and brisket-cooking education from the country's most well known pitmaster and owner of the hugely popular Austin restaurant Franklin Barbecue-- winner of Texas Regular monthly's coveted Best Barbecue Joint in Texas award.When Aaron Franklin and his other half, Stacy, opened a small barbecue trailer on the side of an Austin, Texas, interstate in 2009, they had no concept what they 'd gotten themselves into. Today, Franklin Barbecue has grown into the most popular, seriously admired, and obsessed-over barbecue joint in the country(if not the world)-- and Franklin is the winner of every significant barbecue award there is. In this much-anticipated debut, Franklin
and coauthor Jordan Mackay unlock the secrets behind really great barbecue, and share years 'worth of hard-won understanding. Franklin Barbecue is a definitive resource for the yard pitmaster, with chapters devoted to building or customizing your very own smoker; finding and treating the right wood; producing and tending perfect fires; sourcing top-notch meat; and obviously, cooking mind-blowing, extremely tasty barbecue, much better than you ever thought possible.