Whether you’re an enthusiastic novice or a seasoned aficionado, this new cookbook from grill master Willie Cooper offers a fun and novel approach to outdoor cooking. With lush full-color photography, On the Grill delivers inspiration and sound advice each step of the way on everything from buying a pair of tongs to spit-roasting a pig. Chef Willie invites you to come along on several action-packed grilling adventures, showing you how to plan and pull off a memorable lakeside feast, a perfect summer picnic, a sun-splashed beach bash, a spit-roasting extravaganza, a spirited tailgate party, a Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings, and more.
From sweet corn on the cob rubbed with sorghum butter to steak topped with caramelized onion jam to down-home pulled chicken, On the Grill boasts more than 130 lavishly photographed classic and creative grill recipes, all expertly cooked to order for you with fire and smoke by Chef Willie.
Willie Cooper, a well-seasoned grill master, has been cooking with fire for almost two decades. A graduate of Peter Kump’s New York Cooking School, he has labored in the kitchens of several renowned chefs, including Jean-Francois Taquet and the late Jean-Louis Le Palladin. Today, he is a personal chef and cooking instructor in his own right. Chef Willie resides in the hills above the California wine country town of Sonoma with his wife, Kelly, daughters Charlotte and Emma, two dogs, and several chickens.