With more than a million copies of the A Man, A Can series sold, the newest addition breaks out from the kitchen and heads to sporting events nationwide "Dude, this cookbook is for you," cheered the Detroit News when A Man, A Can, A Plan first appeared.Next came A Man, A Can, A Grill, and Andrew Schloss, author of Dinner's Ready, welcomed the flavorful barbecue fare as "real food - so good that no one will ever guess your secret is in the can."Sports-minded, culinarily challenged dudes, especially those who were among the 30 million Americans who tailgated this year, will find terrific game-day recipes in this latest book.And it's perfect as aFather's Day and graduation gift! A Man, A Can, A Tailgate Plan presents 50 simple, tailgate-friendly recipes for munchies and soups, plus chicken, beef, and port entrees perfect for any pregame party.While many of the dishes can be fired up on the grill, tailgaters can prepare dips and desserts at home that are easily transported, or they can opt for tailgating's Holy Grail - the deep-fried turkey.With these step-by-step instructions and full-color photographs, tailgaters can create a spread of appetizers and entrees that will be the envy of the parking lot.
ZACHARY SCHISGAL is the coauthor of Two of a Kind: Dogs That Look Like Their Owners. He is and executive editor at Rodale and lives in New York City.