Celebrity Chefs

There's been a huge explosion in the popularity of barbecue and smoked foods, and our guest on this episode of StudioTulsa says you can smoke nearly anything -- from eggs and cheeses to desserts and cocktails. Steven Raichlen is the bestselling author of "The Barbecue Bible," and his latest public television series (and new companion book) moves beyond BBQ to a variety of smoking techniques. "Project Smoke: Seven Steps to Smoked Food Nirvana" offers tips on equipment and techniques, and an...

Summer is now, alas, leaving the proverbial building...but barbecue doesn't have to exit along with it. On this edition of ST, we learn about the free-to-the-public Rock 'N Rib BBQ Festival , which is happening at 3rd and Denver in downtown Tulsa from today (the 17th) through Sunday (the 20th). Our guests are both participating is this mouth-watering fun-filled sauce-smothered food-fest: Mark Grant is a pit-master who owns and operates Porky Chicks BBQ & Catering in Fayetteville, AR, and...

On this edition of ST, we speak with celebrity chef John Besh about his latest book, "My Family Table: A Passionate Plea for Home Cooking." It's a volume aimed not at great cooks per se but, rather, at everyone who recognizes that there are obvious and immediate (and delicious) benefits to making more of one's meals at home. From organizing your kitchen to stocking your pantry, from rescuing those garbage-bound overcooked dishes to demystifying fish cookery, from favorite and long-cherished...