Aaron Franklin gives steak his pragmatic, detailed, and analytical treatment. If you've got a new grill, need some inspiration, or just want to improve on your old tricks, this is the book for you.
From the Publisher:
The be-all, end-all guide to cooking the perfect steakfrom buying top-notch beef, seasoning to perfection, and finding or building the ideal cooking vesselfrom the James Beard Award–winning team behind the New York Times bestseller Franklin Barbecue.
"This book will have you salivating by the end of the introduction."Nick Offerman
Aaron Franklin may be the reigning king of brisket, but in his off-time, what he really loves to cook and eat at home is steak. And it's no surprise that his steak is perfect, every timehe is a fire whisperer, after all, and as good at grilling beef as he is at smoking it.
In Franklin Steak, Aaron and coauthor Jordan Mackay go deeper into the art and science of cooking steak than anyone has gone before. Want the real story behind grass-fed cattle? Or to talk confidently with your butcher about cuts and marbling? Interested in setting up your own dry-aging fridge at home? Want to know which grill Aaron swears by? Looking for some tricks on building an amazing all-wood fire? Curious about which steak cuts work well in a pan indoors? Franklin Steak has you covered.
For any meat lover, backyard grill master, or fan of Franklin's fun yet authoritative approach, this book is a must-have.
About the Authors:
Aaron Franklin is a native of Bryan, Texas, and the co-owner and co-founder (along with his wife, Stacy) of Franklin Barbecue. Franklin Barbecue opened its doors in 2009, and has since gone on to win many awards, including "Best Barbecue in Texas" from Texas Monthly and "Best Barbecue in America" from Bon Appetit. Franklin is also the host of the PBS series BBQ with Franklin. He and his wife live in Austin with their daughter.
Jordan Mackay is the wine and spirits critic for San Francisco magazine, and the coauthor of the James Beard Award-winning Secrets of the Sommeliers. He lives in San Francisco.
Release Date: April 2019