Black barbecue gets a long-overdue spotlight in two new books

Scholar Adrian Miller's "Black Smoke" and pitmaster Rodney Scott's new cookbook remind us about the important, and often ignored, role of Black people in American barbecue.
(Jerrelle Guy/Clarkson Potter;University of North Carolina Press)
(Jerrelle Guy/Clarkson Potter;University of North Carolina Press)

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A crispy cauliflower recipe with lemon-mustard dressing proves a cutlet is what you make of it

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