TITLE: Man, Food, and Fire: The Evolution of Barbecue
SPEAKER: Steven Raichlen
EVENT DATE: 07/24/2012
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 59 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Award-winning cookbook author and "master griller" Steven Raichlen will lecture at the Library of Congress on the history of barbecue, from the discovery of live-fire cooking nearly 2 million years ago to the invention of the charcoal briquette, gas grills and modern barbecue restaurants.
Speaker Biography: The host of "Primal Grill" on PBS, Raichlen is the author of 28 cookbooks, including "The Barbecue Bible" and "BBQ USA." He has won five James Beard Awards for his cookbooks.