Go beyond the typical backyard barbecue with these 125 recipes using a range of outdoor cooking techniques from the acclaimed celebrity chef. A fire adds flavor to your food, but it's more than just a method for cooking. A fire transforms the meal into a gathering, whether you're cooking for two people or two hundred, In Live Fire, Top Chef master and legendary restaurateur Michael Chiarello guides readers through the many ways to cook with open flame and embers. Using different types of fuel—wood, charcoal, gas—Chiarello explores a variety of techniques and equipment. Here you'll find the beloved backyard grill, as well as a fire pit, spit, rotisserie, and more. With 125 recipes for all courses, and one hundred sumptuous photographs, Chiarello shares his passion for outdoor cooking.