Ever wonder why Texas’ biggest celebrity is its barbecue? In The Prophets of Smoked Meat: A Journey Through Texas Barbecue, you will find that barbecue is more than a famed presence in Texas; it is a practice, lifestyle, and perhaps even a religion. If you will, this must-have guide is a Bible through Texas and its barbecue ways.
Author Daniel “BBQ Snob” Vaughn, blogger of Full Custom Gospel BBQ and a widely acclaimed expert in Texas barbecue, guides you through the different meats, rubs, and recipes. Accompanied by photographer Nicolas McWhirter, Vaughn pilgrimages across Texas to sample and demonstrate the traditions of the state’s distinct barbecue styles. The team tastes and explains everything, including where to go, what to order, and who to ask for. Also, hear the tales of barbecue pitmasters from across the state.