Many cookbooks touch on the topic of barbecue. Usually they toss you a few recipes that require the use of a grill and then you’re just supposed to have at it. If you’re serious about barbecue, you need Serious Barbecue. The book, from chef Adam Perry Lang, delves deep into the world of charcoal and propane to help you not only cook better food on your Weber but to really understand why certain things work and make sense. The close to 400 page book will take you from the basic info and tools you need all the way through why certain types of meat lend themselves to certain grilling techniques. Of course it also includes crazy good recipes, like a Salt and Pepper Dry-Aged Cowboy Rib Eye, for you to impress with at your next BBQ.