About Fred Thompson

Fred Thompson

Fred Thompson is the author of nearly a dozen books about grilling and barbecue, including his most recent title, Williams-Sonoma Grillmaster. He’s also the publisher of Edible Piedmont magazine, a food columnist for the Raleigh News and Observer, and has taught grilling classes around the country. A born and bred North Carolinian, he now divides his time between Raleigh and New York City.

Grilled Greek Chicken

Grilled Greek Chicken

Fresh herbs and a squeeze of lemon lend this chicken its effusive Greek accent. A foolproof grilling technique makes it irresistible in any language.

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A green plate of grilled fresh figs with country ham wrapped over mascarpone cheese, and blue cheese

Grilled Fresh Figs with Country Ham

Plump figs are slathered with blue cheese and mascarpone cheese, wrapped in southern country ham, and grilled. Consummate finger food before the barbecue.

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Mason jar of Greek marinade with parsley, oregano, thyme, rosemary, basil on a cutting board

Greek Marinade

This Greek marinade made with lemon, herbs, and garlic boasts an authentic Mediterranean style.

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Grilled Fish Tacos

Grilled Fish Tacos

You’ve had grilled fish tacos. But have you had tipsy fish tacos suffused with tequila? That’s what we thought.

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