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The Big Hurt's Guide to BBQ and Grilling
The Big Hurt's Guide to BBQ and Grilling

The Big Hurt's Guide to BBQ and Grilling

Recipes from My Backyard to Yours
By Frank Thomas

SPORTS & RECREATION

176 Pages, 8 x 10

Formats: Cloth, EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

Cloth, $25.00 (US $25.00) (CA $30.00)

ISBN 9781629372297

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Jun 2016)

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Overview

Hall of Famer and Chicago icon Frank Thomas shares his passion for grilling and cooking with baseball fans everywhere for the first time. Grilling is perhaps as essential and synonymous with American culture as baseball itself, and Frank Thomas is ready to share all of his home run recipes. Whether you're looking for barbecue basics or grilling greatness, these sizzling steaks, slow-cooked smoked ribs, and mouthwatering burgers are sure to please every palate, from healthy fare to hearty indulgences. Beautiful full-color photographs and easy to follow instructions set you up for culinary success alongside legendary former White Sox player Frank Thomas.

Author Biography

Frank Thomas is a Hall of Fame Chicago White Sox designated hitter. He is a five-time All-Star, four-time Silver Slugger Award winner, and two-time American League MVP. His number was retired by the Chicago White Sox. Thomas opened the Big Hurt Brewhouse restaurant and sports bar near Chicago in 2014.

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Frank Thomas interviewed live on "MLB Central Live" on MLB Network. 
Frank Thomas interviewed live on "Good Day Chicago" on FOX Chicago, WFLD-TV. 
Frank Thomas discussed his new book in an interview on "SportsTalk Live" on Comcast Sportsnet Chicago. 

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The Big Hurt’s Guide to BBQ and Grilling:

Recipes from My Backyard to Yours

By Frank Thomas

 

Contact: Bill Ames, Triumph Books, 312.676.4256, b.ames@triumphbooks.com

 

Most people hear the name Frank Thomas and think of home runs. They think of the Big Hurt stepping into the batter’s box and making opposing pitchers’ knees rumble. They don’t think of grilled asparagus with parmesan and sea salt. These days, Thomas prefers to step up the grill and make people’s stomachs rumble. Whether swinging the bat or manning the grill, Frank knows how to knock it out of the park.

 

The Big Hurt’s Guide to BBQ and Grilling (Triumph Books, June 2016) presents a collection of recipes that inspire Thomas’s passion for cooking. Growing up in Georgia BBQ country laid the foundation for a lifelong love of food, and after a career that introduced a myriad of flavors from across the world while requiring top-level nutrition, Frank developed a unique palette. This recipe book showcases the full spectrum of dishes, from vegetarian appetizers to deep-fried ribs, offering delicious options for everyone at the table. Highlights include:

 

  • Grilled Pizza with Prosciutto and Arugula – with tips on turning a grill into a personal backyard pizza oven
  • Foil Pouch Green Beans and Onions – Frank explains the perks of grilling with aluminum foil
  • Roasted Poblano Cheeseburgers with Avocado – just the right amount of heat
  • BBQ Chicken with Alabama White BBQ Sauce – paying tribute to a Southern tradition
  • Plus recipes for pork, beef and seafood grilling standards

 

The Big Hurt’s Guide to BBQ and Grilling is loaded with MVP recipes bursting with Major League flavor. After a career of summers spent on the diamond, the Big Hurt has set down his bat and picked up his tongs, taking his skills from home plate to your home’s plates with this Hall of Fame worthy cookbook. No BBQ lover’s kitchen is complete without it.

 

About the Authors:

Frank Thomas is a Hall of Fame Chicago White Sox designated hitter. He is a five-time All-Star, four-time Silver Slugger Award winner, and two-time American League MVP. His number was retired by the Chicago White Sox. Thomas opened the Big Hurt Brewhouse restaurant and sports bar near Chicago in 2014.

 

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