its pretty simple, setup a box with just meat and then set one up with a real nice garnish and your meat sitting on top of it. Which one says look at me, I look good. Thats why you have an apperance score, to see what looks best.
The garnish to me just makes the meat POP out at you.
Ralph Weller, BWS Fatboy, WSM Bullet, KCBS Master CBJ, Certified Table Captain