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Salt Lick Cookbook looks at history
& recipes of classic Texas barbecue
restaurant — but hold the sauce

CultureMap [Houston, TX], by Teresa Gubbins

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Posted By:Four_Leaf Resident, 12/17/2012 11:50:30 AM

Short of a plate of brisket, The Salt Lick Cookbook: A Story of Land, Family, and Love (University of Texas Press, $39.95) would surely be the No. 1 item on any barbecue lover´s wish list. As much biography as it is cookbook, it covers not just recipes but the history of one of the best known barbecue restaurants in Texas. It´s also a visual stunner, with 350 pages and breathtaking images by photographer Kenny Braun. The book occupies a special niche at CultureMap because it was co-written by Jessica Dupuy, who serves as food editor for CultureMap Austin.

Mmmmmmmmmmm...barbecue...mmmmmmmmmmmmmm. Be sure to check out the recipe!


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Reply 1 - Posted by: OdinsAcolyte, 12/17/2012 12:14:08 PM     (No. 9070926)

It ain´t Bar-B-Que without the sauce. Sorry fellas. You don´t even know.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: downtowngal, 12/17/2012 12:25:40 PM     (No. 9070947)

Salt Lick BBQ....Yum.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bullhead, 12/17/2012 12:34:38 PM     (No. 9070957)

Texas barbeque is second only to Eastern North Carolina BBQ.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 12/17/2012 12:36:42 PM     (No. 9070962)

Nah. Texas barbecue is second to none. This family´s a big fan of Salt Lick.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: snowcloud, 12/17/2012 1:29:05 PM     (No. 9071058)

Texas barbecue RULES!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: paulfromTexas, 12/17/2012 1:42:06 PM     (No. 9071089)

I´ve been eating at the ´Lick for 40 yrs now, since you had to watch for liveoak leaves falling in the plate out on the patio dining area.
The sauce there is derived from a peach juice combination ...and is indescribably good.
If you´ve not found your way to Driftwood to try it, you ´ll be unfulfilled in life...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 12/17/2012 2:02:45 PM     (No. 9071136)

Texas BBQ and North Carolina BBQ are two completely different things, each the best in their own right.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Penney, 12/17/2012 4:03:55 PM     (No. 9071351)

We LOVE Texas BBQ & pinto beans! ...And right up there at the top of the MUST TRY list is Jack Stack´s BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri!!! Formerly known as, ´´The Smokestack,´´ when we were growing up, it still offers excellent BBQ beef, pork, chicken, etc. & irresistable baked beans! MMM-M-M-GOOD!!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 12/17/2012 8:24:38 PM     (No. 9071713)

Salt Lick is a nice place, and off the beaten path. Great all you can eat sides too.

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