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Karen Adler

Like many 'foodies' Karen has a love affair with cookbooks. In fact, she started a company that features BBQ cookbooks. “I have to reign myself in when it comes to buying cookbooks. We actually added a room onto our kitchen so we could build bookcases for all of them!” laughs Adler. She is President/Owner of Pig Out Publications, Inc. offering over 250 books on the subject of BBQ and grilling, Karen is author of 13 cookbooks with 9 titles on the subject of barbecue. She is also an award-winning publisher of Texas Barbecue and Pure Prairie-Farm Fresh & Wildy Delicious Food from the Prairie. The Best Little Cookbook Series from Ten Speed Press, (Pub. Date June 20, 2000): Best Little Barbecue Cookbook, Best Little BBQ Sauces Cookbook, Best Little Grilling Cookbook, Best Little Marinades Cookbook From Pig Out Publications: Hooked on Fish on the Grill (August 1992) Easy Grilling & Simple Smoking with the BBQ Queens by Adler & Fertig (March 2001) (Published in 1997 as Que Queens-Easy Grilling & Simple Smoking)

**Fish & Shellfish - Grilled & Smoked co-authored with Judith Fertig (2002, Harvard Common Press)

The BBQ Queens' Big Book of Barbecue co-authored with Judith Fertig (April 2005, Harvard Common Press)

NEW – Weeknight Grilling with the BBQ Queens co-authored with Judith Fertig (April 2006, Harvard Common Press)**

As a traveling culinary instructor, Karen specializes in outdoor cooking (fish, game, meat, and vegetables) and spreads the word of barbecue at her classes, and during interviews whether they be for print, radio, TV or the internet! She has taught cooking classes for the past 20 years. Schools where Karen has taught include Kitchen Conservatory-St. Louis, Halls-Kansas City, FoodFest in Phoenix AZ, Rochester MN, and the Quad cities, A Southern Season in Raleigh Durham, The Dish in Dallas, Central Market Cooking Schools in Texas, Marshall Fields Cooking School in Chicago, The Kansas City Restaurant Association, Cooks of Crocus Hill in St. Paul/Minn., Chef's Gallery in Stillwater MN, the Cook's Nook in McPherson KS, the Culinary Center of Kansas City, KitchenArt in Indiana, Viking Culinary Center in Nashville, Roth Concept Center in Kansas City, and Smoke N Fire in Kansas City .

“I’m a gadget freak, too.” Adds Adler. “Grill woks, all kinds of skewers, flavored woods and wood pellets from alder and orange to sassafras and mulberry and everything in between, charcoal chimney, wood planks, microplane zesters, fresh ginger graters, herb grill racks, and even the stovetop smoker. Of course outside there’s a Big Green Egg kamado cooker, bullet shaped water smoker, Cookshack Smoker Oven, 40,000 BTU MHP gas grill, and the ever reliable Weber kettle charcoal grill.”

Adler's writing career includes articles in Cooking Pleasures, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Great Grilling, and Scooby Doo (a food magazine for parents and children). She has also written the barbecue book review columns for On the Grill, The BBQer and the National Barbecue News.

She has been a spokesperson for Pig Out Publications, the National Barbecue Association, and The Catfish Institute. She also develops recipes for food companies and is co-author of the Smart Pan Cookbook with Judith Fertig for a new temperature sensor skillet. She and Judith have both appeared on the Better Homes & Garden TV and the DIY network's special grill shows for summer of 2005, and Grill Gals – a TV Food Network Special in 2006.

Karen is a member of Les Dames d'Escoffier (Past President-of the Kansas City Chapter), International Association of Culinary Professionals, Hearth Patio & Barbecue Association, Awards of Excellence Chairman and past Vice-President for the National Barbecue Association, Slow Foods board member for the Kansas City Convivium, board member of the National Barbecue Hall Of Fame and Museum, and founder of the BBQ ('Que) Queens.
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