Franklin Barbecue

Opening up a great Barbecue joint in the heart of Austin, Texas is one thing, opening up one that quickly becomes the most recognized in the country is an entirely different beast. Franklin Barbecue is a book from Aaron Franklin, who opened up a barbecue trailer in 2009 and grew it into a force in the barbecue world. The book is a fantastic resource for at home pit masters, with tips from how to customize your own smoker to cooking and devouring delicious barbecue. And unlike the long lines at the restaurant, you don't have to wait to unlock these secrets in your backyard.

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