Jamie Purviance graduated from Stanford University and the Culinary Institute of America before launching his career as a food writer for major magazines and newspapers such as Bon Appétit, Better Homes & Gardens, Cooking Light, Fine Cooking, Town & Country, and the Los Angeles Times. He is the author of several best-selling cookbooks, including Weber’s Real Grilling™ and Weber’s Charcoal Grilling™. Purviance is certified by the Kansas City Barbecue Society and serves as a judge for the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, in addition to other major competitions. He has also appeared on several national television shows including Today, The Early Show, Good Morning America, Fox & Friends, and the Oprah Winfrey Show—as well as PBS, CNN, the History Channel, and the Food Network.
Got this for my Dad on Father's Day and he loves it. He is constantly using it and cooking up some mean meals because of it!Published 13 days ago by GoGators950
Perhaps the only disapointing book from Weber and Purviance. More of a grilling than a smoking bookPublished 1 month ago by jorge g
A good book with a lot of basic info about different types of cooking, heat types, temp. ranges, wood for smoking etc. Has recipes for the smoker, and gas and charcoal grills. Read morePublished 1 month ago by dOUG kACZ
great book for beginners...though i wished it talked a little more about certain type of bbq...texas..kansas..etc...it was a great book to get me started... Read morePublished 1 month ago by oscar