The art of grilling means so much more than burgers around the picnic table. Whether using charcoal kettle barbecues or gleaming top-of-the-line backyard kitchens, today's grill lovers can create a fantastic range of sophisticated dishes. Folks are firing up the barbecue more often than ever these days, and no one understands the lure of the flame like the people at Weber, the preeminent maker of home grills. Their delightful cookbook brings grilling to a whole new level. It starts off with techniques, tricks, and tools of the trade; includes basic sauces, bastes, rubs, and marinades; and continues with more than 100 fabulous recipes for everything from your classic burger and perfect steak to succulent garlic-mint chicken, spicy swordfish, and vegetarian entrees with a smoky accent. And to quench an outdoor thirst, there are ideas for the right wine or microbrew to serve with them. Also included are tips for entertaining with sizzle and menu suggestions for both casual and celebratory occasions. Full of festive and luscious photographs, Weber's Art of the Grill is a year-round treat for any backyard chef.