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The Prophets of Smoked Meat: A Journey Through Texas Barbecue Reviews

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Texas as Seen Through a Haze of BBQ Smoke

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Pros: Great writing and an in-depth study of the state of Texas Barbecue

Cons: not a book for the casual barbecue observer who will quickly bore of it's repetitive style and lack of recipes

First off, if you are looking for a barbecue cookbook, you can stop reading now.  Head back to the search page and try again, because you will not find any real recipes here.  "The Prophets of Smoked Meat" by Daniel Vaughn may not be a cookbook, but it is an excellent travelogue outlining his adventures, over the course of a year, exploring the barbecue joints of Texas. This may not be the "definitive" guide to barbecue in Texas but Mr. Vaughn and his various traveling companions did their best, racking up 35 days on the road, 10,343 miles driven, and 186 barbecue joints visited.  For those of you not good at math that means they averaged eating at 5 places each day on...
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