As host of Travel Channel’s American Grilled, chef David Guas travels the country seeking backyard cooking’s best and boldest flavors. In his new cookbook, Grill Nation, Guas shares the secrets he’s learned along the way, offering pit-proven tips, techniques and delicious recipes for year-round smoking, grilling and barbecuing. A virtually encyclopedic guide, Grill Nation includes everything you need to master the flame and create flavorful home-cooked food. Dip your toes into Guas’ immense pool of grilling knowledge with these big bold shrimp burgers.

Reprinted with permission from Grill Nation: 200 Surefire Recipes, Tips, and Techniques to Grill Like a Pro