The Smoke Shop's Backyard BBQ presents barbecue (and BBQ-inspired) recipes from award-winning pitmaster Andy Husbands-perfect for tailgates, cocktail parties, and much more!
How do you improve on any celebration? Just add BBQ! Impress your friends, family, and co-workers with recipes from Boston's popular Smoke Shop restaurant.
Gather round as Andy Husbands and Will Salazar share their secrets in The Smoke Shop's Backyard BBQ. Start things off right with a variety of meats: pulled pork, chicken, pork belly burnt ends, baby back ribs, St. Louis Ribs, and The Smoke Shop's iconic Big Beef Rib. With a selection of their favorite sides, drinks, and desserts, it might seem like all you ever needed. But this is just the beginning. Subsequent chapters bring joy in the form of smokehouse flavor to a variety of different occasions:
Amp up your next cocktail party with BBQ peanuts, smoked trout, and country ham and egg on Texas Toast points, served alongside a big old bourbon punch bowl.
Throw the ultimate tailgate featuring The Smoke Shop's Famous Wings, ham and pimento dip, ranch potato chips, and a killer hot dog bar with all the fixin's.
Make Taco Tuesday extra special with burnt ends ropa, pulled chicken thighs with guajillo peppers, Texas-style rice, smoked salsa, pulled pork quesadillas, and The Smoke Shop Guac.
Additional chapters include a wedding party, kid's birthday party, and a winter holiday party to keep the good eating going all year round. Gather your friends and family: it's time for a BBQ-filled celebration!
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Andy Husbands is an award-winning pitmaster who began developing his own unique style of cooking upon opening Boston's Tremont 647 in 1996 and later, Sister Sorel. His latest culinary venture, The Smoke Shop, culminates Husbands' continued success and pays homage to his extensive background in the competitive barbecue circuit. His honest, approachable fare makes Smoke Shop the 'Best Barbecue Restaurant' according to Boston Magazine, and the restaurant has been praised in The Boston Globe, Wine Spectator, Star Chefs, and more.
After nearly three decades in the restaurant industry, Husbands serves as one of Boston's most celebrated culinary leaders and foremost authority on regional Barbecue and live-fire cooking. He competed on the sixth season of FOX Television Network's fiery Hell's Kitchen and is internationally-recognized for his BBQ team, IQUE BBQ, who became the first New England team to win the World Champions of BBQ title in 2009 at the Jack Daniels World Championship in Tennessee. Husbands is a large contributor to Share Our Strength as well as an active board member of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association, who acknowledged him as the 2014 Chef of the Year and a Rodman Celebration Restaurant Chair. He has also co-authored several cookbooks, including Pitmaster, Wicked Good BBQ, Wicked Good Burgers, Grill to Perfection,and The Fearless Chef.