Originally Posted by The Pup
After nearly 50 years of BBQing and smoking I have recently found the myriad of online BBQ forums and was struck by the idiocy of policing another person's "unorthodox" methods or perceived "taboo" violations.
If it taste good...it is good.
Arguments of how we define it rhetorically (especially in a historical/traditional context) may have merit, but in the end it is all about satisfying food served safe without keeping folks waiting too long.
Obviously the 50 yrs of q'n gives one a lot of wisdom on the subject. I like the comment. More than one way to skin a cat is what I always say.