The Outdoor Cook

In stock
Special Price $27.99 Regular Price $29.99
- +

Master cooking on a grill, fire pit, smoker, and more.

Go way beyond burgers and basic proteins to become your best outdoor cooking self. Whether you use a gas or charcoal grill, flat-top griddle, open-fire setup, smoker, or pizza oven, you can revel in the outdoor cooking lifestyle. By learning to harness fire and smoke the ATK way, you’ll even be able to convert many of these recipes between different cooking methods.

In-depth information covers fire setups and heat levels; reviews of outdoor cooking equipment including grills, griddles, planchas, rotisseries, pizza ovens, and smokers; and all the invaluable tips ATK has learned from more than 25 years of outdoor cooking experience.

Category With Images To Come Later

Inside The Outdoor Cook:


Smoked Loaded Nachos, Grilled Oysters with Soy-Citrus Sauce, Grilled Watermelon with Cojita and Serrano Chilies.


Charred Szechuan-Style Eggplant, Grilled Garam Masala Chicken with Tomatoes.


Thin-Crust Pizza, Grilled Arepas, Dutch Oven Bread.


Kansas City-Style BBQ Ribs, New England Clambake, Griddled Sunday Brunch.


Recipes: 160+ recipes
Format: Softcover
Pages: 352
Item Number: CQ51
Item Weight: 2.5 pounds

This item must be returned within 6 months of the purchase or ship date.
See return policy for details.


Shipping: Standard shipping ships within 2-3 days.

Need it faster? Choose expedited shipping at checkout.

FREE SHIPPING on all orders over $75

Terms and Conditions: One coupon code per ATK Shop order (includes All-Access Member free shipping and select additional offers).

More from The Outdoor Cook:

Next-level skills

Weeknight grill warriors, casual entertainers cooking small plates and cocktail components, and serious outdoor cooks wanting to show off whole smoked side of salmon or open-fire char siu will all learn new skills.

Join a growing trend

Whether low-key family dining or a festive crowd of friends, people are increasingly gathering to cook outdoors. This guide offers up all you need to cook practically anything outdoors with confidence.

Super-adaptable recipes

Convert grilling recipes to open-fire cooking, open-fire recipes to flat-top griddles, flat-top recipes to planchas and skillets.

Test kitchen techniques

Demonstrates all the different ways to build and maintain heat levels–the secret to successful outdoor cooking on any surface.