Get Grilling with These Cool Cookbooks and Products

On the Web – A terrific source for items like a remote meat thermometer (play croquet while you monitor your grillables) and a dual-action vacuum dish that marinates and tenderizes meat in minutes. – Enter the word “barbecue” in the recipe search box and receive hundreds of recipes to experiment with – ranging from root-beer barbecue sauce to Asian ribs. - A cornucopia of stylish products for outdoor entertaining, as well as chef-tested recipes torn from the pages of top culinary magazine, Cook's Illustrated.    


yle="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Bon Appetit Outdoor Entertaining, Random House, 2000. Recipes and menus for block parties, barbecues and other outdoor celebrations.

yle="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Clever Party Planning: Party Planning Ideas and Themes for Kids, Teens, and Adults, by Suzanne Singleton, Twenty-Nine Angels Publishing, 1999. This guide is useful for planning multigenerational events.

Garden Lighting for Outdoor Entertaining: 40 Festive Projects, by Chris Rankim and Marcianne Miller, Lark Books, 2002. Do-it-yourself projects that will add ambience to your next outdoor party.

yle="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">How to Grill: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Barbecue Techniques, by Steven Raichlen, Workman Publishing, 2001.

yle="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Mom’s Handy Book of Backyard Games, by Pete Cava, Wish Publishing, 2000. Hundreds of games and ideas for outdoor fun.

Weber’s Big Book of Grilling, by Jaime Purviance and Sandra McRae, Weber, 2000. An all-encompassing guide to the grill, with a forward by Al Roker.