"Project Smoke "is the "How to Grill "of smoking, both a complete step-by-step guide to mastering the gear and techniques and a collection of 100 explosively flavorful recipes for smoking every kind of food, from starters to desserts."Project Smoke "describes Raichlen s seven steps to smoked food nirvana, including "1. Choose Your Smoker"; "4. Source Your Fuel"; "7. Know When Your Food Is Done." There s an in-depth rundown on various smokers; the essential brines, rubs, marinades, and barbecue sauces; and a complete exposition of woods: and ways to smoke cold smoking, hot smoking, smoke-roasting and smoke-braising. Then the recipes, all big-flavored dishes. Bacon-Crab Poppers. Cherry-Glazed Baby Back Ribs. Slam-Dunk Brisket, Porkstrami, and Jamaican Jerk Chicken. Even desserts and cocktails Smoked Chocolate Bread Pudding or a Mezcalini, anyone? Illustrated throughout with gorgeous full-color photographs, it s a book that inspires hunger at every glance, and satisfies with every recipe tried."