Franklin Barbecue | Aaron Franklin + Jordan Mackay
NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER • A complete meat and brisket-cooking education from the country’s most celebrated pitmaster and owner of the wildly popular Austin restaurant Franklin Barbecue.
When Aaron Franklin and his wife, Stacy, opened up a small barbecue trailer on the side of an Austin, Texas, interstate in 2009, they had no idea what they’d gotten themselves into. Today, Franklin Barbecue has grown into the most popular, critically lauded, and obsessed-over barbecue joint in the country (if not the world)—and Franklin is the winner of every major barbecue award there is.
In this much-anticipated debut, Franklin and coauthor Jordan Mackay unlock the secrets behind truly great barbecue, and share years’ worth of hard-won knowledge.Franklin Barbecueis a definitive resource for the backyard pitmaster, with chapters dedicated to building or customizing your own smoker; finding and curing the right wood; creating and tending perfect fires; sourcing top-quality meat; and of course, cooking mind-blowing, ridiculously delicious barbecue, better than you ever thought possible.
ABOUT AARON FRANKLIN
Aaron Franklin is a native of Bryan, Texas, and the co-owner and cofounder (along with his wife, Stacy) of Franklin Barbecue
ABOUT JORDAN MACKAY
Jordan Mackay is a James-Beard-award winning writer on wine, spirits and food. His work has appeared in Food & Wine