Books Mike Mills Books by Mike Mills Mike Mills has written books about: Nonfiction Food & Wine Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Mike Mills Mike and Amy Mills' famous smoked chicken wings, as prepared in Ari Shapiro's backyard. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption toggle caption Ari Shapiro/NPR The Salt 'Praise The Lard': A Barbecue Legend Shows Us How To Master Smoked Chicken Wings May 26, 2017 Mike Mills' chicken wings have been named the best in the country. He is even in the Barbecue Hall of Fame. His new book with daughter Amy Mills shares the gospel of barbecue with home cooks. 'Praise The Lard': A Barbecue Legend Shows Us How To Master Smoked Chicken Wings Listen · 5:49 5:49 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/529563192/530257576" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Summer Reading: Cooking Recipes: 'Peace, Love and Barbecue' June 8, 2005 Keep meat lovers and vegetarians happy at the barbecue with recipes for hickory-smoked chicken, smoked portobello mushrooms and Southern-style iced tea.