If you like your Mr. Dickey’s BBQ Cookbook (2012), you will want to discover the sequel, Behind the barbecue: recipes, cocktails and stories, which includes favorite recipes from Dickey family members, employees, franchise owners and more.
“The cookbook is an ode to barbecue lovers, pit masters, Big Yellow Cup collectors and all those who made Dickey’s Barbecue Pit the iconic brand it is today,” according to a Press release. It also includes behind-the-scenes stories from life at Dickey.
“Behind the BBQ brings the stories, recipes and spirit of Dickey from our table to yours,” says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants. “We’ve been serving up delicious slow-smoked barbecue for eight decades and are thrilled to share these recipes as a way to say ‘thank you.’ We know our fans are always on the hunt for the perfect barbecue recipes, and that’s exactly what we’ve given them in this book. We also offer specialty cocktails and delicious appetizer recipes for those looking to throw a party. We encourage our guests to bring these incredible recipes to life and create unforgettable memories with their friends and family! »
Dickey’s started in Dallas, along the Central Expressway near the Knox-Henderson neighborhood, in 1941 and now has franchises all over the world. The Garland Road location in the Forest Hills neighborhood of East Dallas.
“In writing Behind the BBQDickey’s lets its loyal fans take home some of its southern charm and delicious flavors,” notes the presser.
For what it’s worth, Dickey’s first cookbook has a solid four-star rating with 50 reviews on Amazon.
“I loved this book, tracing the history of Dickey Barbeque and sharing recipes,” said one verified buyer. “I know some wanted more recipes and less jawbones. I enjoyed the humor, hard work and honesty shared in the stories. I found Mr. Dickey’s anecdotes and reflections not only endearing, but also full of little life lessons that benefit his readers.
Find the new Dickey’s Barbecue at Home cookbook website.
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