Dimensions:10.29in x 7.53 x 1 in | 1.93 lb
Page Count:240 pages
Illustrations:COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS THROUGHOUT
New media: Author website Vindulge has 260k unique monthly visitors; 87k Facebook followers; recipes that have reached 9 million views.
Old media: They have monthly cooking segments on AM Northwest on Portland’s ABC affiliate. They are also active participants in competitive grilling scene regionally.
Enduring trend: sales of home grills and smokers have increased every year for the past decade, with no decline in sight.
"With 75 wood-fired recipes...top tips and wine recommendations to suit every dish, it’s a marriage made in gastronomic back garden heaven."
"[This] debut cookbook highlights earthy, elegant grilled and barbecued foods, and explores why wine belongs on the table with them. Where else are you going to get a straight answer on what kind of rosé to pair with skirt steak tacos?"
—Wall Street Journal
"The regional distinctions of wine are like those of barbecue, and this book honors the two philosophies. Pacific Northwest flavors are prominent in the book, but Martin and Cressler explore multiple flavor profiles in their 75 recipes."
"In this thoughtful cookbook, IACP Award–winning food and wine bloggers Cressler and Martin make a strong argument that wine rightfully deserves a spot at the BBQ table...Even those who choose to pass on the wine will find a lot to like: smoked salmon crostini with capers; wine-braised smoked beef short ribs; and smoked poblano mac and cheese. Cressler and Martin’s recipes will be enjoyed by home cooks and grill enthusiasts of all skill levels and tastes."
"Outdoor cooking with local ingredients is the obvious focus in Fire & Wine. But there’s also a theme of approachability, presented through a few handy introductory guides on seasoning, techniques, equipment, tools and more."
—Oregon Wine Press
"While recommended especially for those who enjoy both wine and outdoor cooking, all outdoor cooks will find tasty recipes here."
"This book is a one-stop guide for anyone truly interested in elevating their BBQ experience into a culinary work of art."
—San Francisco Book Review
"Whether you're preparing a quiet dinner for two or hosting a neighborhood grill party, the authors' passion for crafting warm and loving memories through food and wine will bring happiness to you and all those you love."
—Kevin Sandridge, Host of The BBQ Beat podcast