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Grillmaster Steven Raichlen

If barbecuing to you isn't much more than meat on a grill, you're missing out. Besides basic marinades and classic American sauces, there's a world of flavor from places like Argentina, Korea and the Middle East that can transform a rack of ribs or a plate of vegetables. Explore the secrets to great grilling -- and find out why a cookbook author touted as "America's Grillmaster" is now turning his attention to novels.

Steven Raichlen's Recipes

Find more barbecue recipes, like Argentinean short ribs slathered in lemon brown sugar barbecue sauce and grilled angel food cake with berry salsa, in Steven Raichlen's new book, "Best Ribs Ever."

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