--Laura O'Rourke, Owner, The Culinary Center of Kansas City , August 28, 2003(Overland Park, Kansas United States)
--Laura Laiben, Owner, The Culinary Center of Kansas City
Richard's explanation of basic culinary science, transforms the mystifying into the ahhah! --Jim & Joan Cattey, Owner's, Smoke N' Fire Store, Overland Park, Kansas, December 2004
--Jim & Joan Cattey, Owners, Smoke n Fire BBQ & Fireplace Store. Overland Park, Kansas
A valuable manual for backyard cooks interested in exploring for the first time the joys of true barbecue. Doug Worgul, The Kansas City Star, June 29, 2005
Now with BACKYARD BBQ, McPeake has brought forth another top-notch book. --Doug Mosley, National Barbecue News, Nov. 2005
--Doug Worgul, KC Star & Doug Mosley, National Barbecue News.