The Great Barbecue Companion: Mops, Sops, Sauces, and Rubs Print

by Bruce Bjorkman

The Great Barbecue Companion is barbecue's best buddy - everything you need to know about barbecue sauces... and then some.

This lively collection of sauces covers all the best flavors associated with barbecue: sweet, savory, hot and spicy - sometimes mixing all four. Bruce Bjorkman, a.k.a. "Mr. Barbecue," veteran of hundreds of barbecue competitions, takes readers on a journey through the world of barbecue sauces, from Texas to the Carolinas to Cajun country, and from Asia to the Caribbean.


  • More than 100 recipes
  • Saucemaster Tips
  • Barbecue lore and anecdotes
  • Mail-order sources of sauces and spices
  • Calendar of Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned contests
About The Author:

Bruce Bjorkman is a columnist with the National Barbecue News and Barbecue Today. He holds an Advanced Pitmaster Degree, has won numerous awards in barbecue competitions, and has been a judge at the prestigious Memphis in May World Barbecue Championship.