"Detailing a year in which Vaughn and photographer Nicholas McWhirter
made a series of extensive road trips to document hundreds of barbecue
joints all over the great state of Texas, the book is a boon companion
for any and all BBQ lovers. If you love smoked meats or are just starting to fall for the
great sport of Texas Barbecue, The Prophets of Smoked Meat is the book
for you. Don’t forget to take it with you on your next road trip as you
never know just how good that mom and pop joint on that farm-to-market
road might be."
The debut title in the Anthony Bourdain Books line, The Prophets of Smoked Meat by “Barbecue Snob” Daniel Vaughn, author of the enormously popular blog Full Custom Gospel BBQ, is a rollicking journey through the heart of Texas Barbecue.
From brisket to ribs, beef to pork, mesquite to oak, this fully illustrated, comprehensive guide to Texas barbecue includes pit masters’ recipes, tales of the road—from country meat markets to roadside stands, sumptuous photography, and a panoramic look at the Lone Star State, where smoked meat is sacred.
Daniel "BBQ Snob" Vaughn is an expert on Texas barbecue. He is the author and editor of the respected blog Full Custom Gospel BBQ and BBQ editor at Texas Monthly. A trained architect, he lives in Dallas with his wife and children.