Originally Posted by chachahut
Not meaning to start anything here, but if you're not making the rub, not making the sauce, buying the meat from a store (not raising & butchering it) & not growing the trees for the smoke wood - what exactly ARE you doing? Throwing some meat in the smoker for a few hours?
Seems to me if you want to sell BBQ to the masses it should actually be all YOURS.
Was this meant to be funny? Why would BBQ be any different than any other restaurant? Do you think McDonalds makes their OWN ketchup, mustard, bacon, soft drinks, etc? Think again.