John McLemore's "Dadgum That's Good, Too " Cookbook
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This is a family homage rather than a cookbook. Bought the book along with a smoker with. Very few recipes for smoker. Recipes are vapid. One recipe is salt, pepper and thyme!! Wow what a recipe. Another is inject with butterball marinade or marinade of your choice..... Give me the recipe for the marinade.. Long on family photos, short on content and substance.
Not a campion to the Masterbuilt Veranda grill
This is a good cookbook however it is not a champion to the Masterbuilt Veranda 196 Sq. In. Electric Grill as I was hoping. The recipes showcased when presented for the grill is not all included in this cookbook. I was very disappointed in not being able to recreate all the foods that were presented on the electric grill. Also the delivery time for this cookbook was extremely long.
I was so excited to get my new smoker and ordered this cookbook to help me get the best use out of it. I was disappointed. The recipes seemed to be very complicated. This is more of a wonderful story about family friends and Masterbuilt and less of a focus on good, easy recipes that I could use. I did use 2 of the recipes and the results were excellent. I would like to see the same result with fewer, more straight forward steps.
Yes it did have pictures but the recipes were great. I purchased for the smoke recipes and They have been great.
Not what I expected
While very polished with lots of pictures of family and important friends, the book lacked in substance. I was looking for great Smoker and BBQ recopies, but found these just a bit too fancy.
Book seems to have alot of good recipes and information for using smoker. Have not been able to try them yet, doesn't stop snowing long enough to use smoker. Can't wait to try them.
Ok enough not to return
Was hoping there would be more smoker recipe's since I bought the Master built smoker from him. He included fried recipe's and I don't eat fried food. He had grill recipe's and I don't have a barbecue grill. I like it enough not to return it and the pictures are really good.
Great Early Christmas Gift.
I bought this for my boyfriend for Christmas, had it hidden away so he would not find it. He decided he was doing the turkey for Thanksgiving in our smoker but had no idea how to cook it! I pulled out the cookbook and gave it to him early as it has a great recipe for smoking a turkey! Has a ton of recipes for the smoker, definitely a must have if you own the Masterbuilt smoker! Looking forward to an amazing smoked Thanksgiving bird!
This is a gift for Christmas but I know the party will love it..they have seen and heard others talk about theirs and they have heard nothing but good things!! As soon as they use it I will "review" for you again as to how they "love" it :)
Way too much family history and pictures, not enough recipes. I'm not interested at looking at pictures of someone when they're 2 or a cousins BBQ place. When I purchase a cookbook I want to see recipes, not ancillary information. The recipes that are in there look quite good but way too much "filler" in the book. I'm very disappointed. Since the recipes look good, I will give it 1 star but that's it.
LOVE this book!
I don't get the negative comments on this book. There are plenty of delicious looking recipes and step by step directions for the novice smoker.
I'm very happy I decided to get this for my husband! He now has a great starting point for using his new smoker!
Should be Titled Smokehouse Family & Friends
21 of the first pages were devoted to his family and friends and blah, blah. Finally! Got page 22 for smoked. Each recipe did not seem complete to me. and dispursed between more family pitures. I have to admit the family pictures were almost as good as the food pictures. And the text about the family was longer and more descriptive than the recipes.I am sure we can find more recipes on line. We are new at smoking and have been dreaming about getting a great smoker and a good starting cookbook. Book is a big disappointment to us. Will send it back. Will make sure I can't use anything else in it. Only had it one day.Don't really care for over one third of a recipe book devoted to family. There is no sense to it.