Summer means spending time outdoors doing your favorite activities like swimming, hiking and GRILLING! There is so much to learn about grilling and various types of food to grill. Check out the recipe books in our collection for fresh ideas that will take your grilling to the next level!

Descriptions provided by the publishers.

Grilling and Campfire Cooking by Gooseberry Patch

Chapters include Hot Off the Grill, Burgers, Kabobs and More, Gather ‘Round the Campfire, Foil Packet Dinners, Cooking Out Indoors, Flavorful Marinades, Rubs & Sauces, Icy-Cold Fresh Salads, Delicious Desserts & Refreshing Beverages. Camping in your RV? Stuck inside on a rainy day? There’s a whole chapter on cooking out indoors so you can enjoy those wonderful flavors anytime. With more than 250 delicious recipes for all your backyard cookouts, picnics and camping trips, this cookbook is sure to become a go-to for years to come.

Food52 Any Night Grilling: 60 Ways to Fire Up Dinner (and More) by Paula Disbrowe

For the newbie grillers, who haven’t so much as touched a skewer, Any Night Grilling has the basics to get you fired up for the first time, from picking the right grill for you, a guide to different types of charcoal, tips for lighting, and how to clean grates. For those who consider grilling their go-to form of cooking, Any Night Grilling has pages upon pages of new material for you to bone up on: mushroom-packed grilled (literally grilled) cheese, smoked beets, monster steaks, and more.

1,001 Best Grilling Recipes: Delicious, Easy-to-Make Recipes from Around the Worlby Rick Browne

Author Rick Browne begins with a brief primer on basic grilling techniques, but the real substance of this book is the dazzling array of recipes. You’ll find dishes everyone can enjoy, including standard grill fare like beef and chicken as well as the more unusual shellfish and wild game. There are plenty of vegetarian options too, and a section for sauces, marinades, and rubs.

Grilling Vegan Style: 125 Fired-Up Recipes to Turn Every Bite into a Backyard BBQ by John Schlimm

Nothing says summer more than a feast hot off the barbecue. Grilling Vegan Style serves up backyard cooking and entertaining like never before. Running the gamut from plant-based appetizers, salads, sides, kabobs, and burgers to main dishes, desserts, and, of course, cocktails, John Schlimm also demonstrates the art of grilling faux meats, with key info on everything you need for proper heat and the best taste. With color photographs throughout, this cookbook ensures that the magic of a summer barbecue or a night around the campfire can ignite your taste buds all year long.

Simply Grilling: 105 Recipes for Quick and Casual Grilling by Jennifer Chandler

If your grilling repertoire is limited to burgers and hot dogs, it might be time to reconsider your grill’s true potential. Think beyond that typical backyard menu, and imagine serving up a platter of skewered Caribbean Grilled Shrimp with Pineapple Salsa or a Balsamic Beef Tenderloin alongside an Asparagus and Cherry Tomato Salad. Memphis chef Jennifer Chandler has assembled everything a grilling amateur could possibly need to achieve pitmaster caliber results any night of the week. Whether you’re cooking with gas, charcoal, or cast iron, Simply Grilling will eliminate the uncertainty and have you manning the flames with confidence.

There are many other great resources in our collection to take your grilling to the new level. Place your hold today to create your next great culinary masterpiece!