Seven New Cookbooks For Spring and Summer

From the perfect steak to cannabis-infused snacks, plenty of dishes for culinary adventures this season

Whether firing up the backyard grill or heading out on a picnic, the warmer weather offers up countless reasons to dive back into cooking. And, as we collectively crawl out of hibernation, new cookbooks are appearing too. From bite-sized cannabis-infused party treats to inventive breakfasts, contemporary takes on traditional cuisines, and lessons on how to prepare the perfect steak, these seven titles offer diverse and …

Traeger Grills Aren’t Technically Grills

Insight into the machine and its owners with CEO Jeremy Andrus

A Traeger Grill isn’t technically a grill at all. They’re not like the gas or charcoal grills we’re familiar with, rather they are wood-powered electric outdoor convection oven and smoker hybrid. Their precision is unmatched, and users can set the temperature using the grill’s controls or the app (which also has great recipes and other content). Wood pellets are burned, generating heat and smoke for …

Midyett’s Smoky Premium Rub From High-Quality Coffee and Sumac

Elevate your meals with seasoning that enhances more than meat

An important lesson in grilling: the less moisture that’s clinging to what’s cooking, the faster you’ll achieve that crispy, caramelized sear. Thus, dry rubs (a simple one can consist of just salt, pepper and brown sugar) make more sense than marinades when you’re choosing how to season. One of the best spice rubs you might not have tasted yet is made by musician Tim Midyett, …