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What is the show "Primal Grill" about?

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"Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen" is a television show airing on PBS that demonstrates various methods of food preparation and grilling through step-by-step instructions. The show draws emphasis for its recipes on Steven Raichlen's book "The Barbecue Bible."

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Each episode of "Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen" has a particular theme. For example, some "In the Wild" episodes show viewers how to grill game meat. Other episodes are "On the Farm" and show techniques for grilling fruits and vegetables. There are also episodes on grilling foods for particular occasions, such as sporting events.

While Steven Raichlen is famous for bringing American barbecue to its current level of popularity, the show does not focus entirely on the United States. Instead, many episodes show Raichlen traveling around the world and demonstrating how to incorporate other cultures' food dishes into grilling and barbecue.

Prior to "Primal Grill," Steven Raichlen hosted the television show "Barbecue University." As of 2015, Raichlen is working on his new series, "Project Smoke," which focuses on food preparation techniques that involve smoking food rather than grilling. He also hosts a French-language show in Quebec entitled "Le Maitre du Grill" and has made appearances on many morning news shows and daytime talk shows to talk about food preparation.

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