Elizabeth Karmel grew up in North Carolina and was raised on barbecue. She further honed her grill skills handling the marketing/public relations and culinary initiatives for her client Weber-Stephen Products Co. (Weber Grills) for a decade. She is a cookbook author, as well as the resident grilling consultant for Fine Cooking magazine. She has also written for Cooking Light, Bon Appetit, Saveur, and Redbook and has appeared on Food Network and Today. In 2004, Elizabeth launched her own line of kitchen and grilling tools call Grill Friends; her basting brush won a Silver Trophy at the 2005 Fancy Food Show and was the only brush recommended by Cook's Illustrated, beating out top national brands.
Bob Blumer is the creator and host of the award-winning Food Network show Surreal Food and author of four cookbooks. His new series, A Glutton for Punishment, is on Fine Living channel in the U.S. and on Food Network Canada.
Americans love pizza and grilling. Put them together and you have your own version of a wood-oven pizza, straight from your own gas or charcoal grill. Updated to include 10 gluten-free recipes, as well as homemade gluten-free pizza dough, this expanded edition of the best-selling Pizza on the Grill has a total of 60 delicious, creative recipes for grilled pizza, along with nibbles and salads to make an entire meal. Readers will enjoy preparing (and eating!) Kung Pao Cashew Chicken Pizza; Pulled Pork Pizza; Blistered Corn, Asparagus, and Pesto Pizza; Pumpkin Palooza Pizza; and Day-After-Thanksgiving Pizza. Traditional classics include Margherita Pizza and All-American Pepperoni Pizza. Each recipe comes with ingredient substitutions plus a drink and salad suggestion to complement the flavors of the pie. Step-by-step instructions and photos for making and grilling the dough ensure success. Grilling pizza in your own backyard is easy. There’s no baking stone required and the hot grill creates a pizzeria-style crust to die for!