The cooking process itself is really not complicated. Even if you don't want to follow the rub or sauce recipe which takes the most work and money for the ingredients , there may be a few things you could try to incorporate successfully in whatever you do.
Adam Perry Lang is a great chef and also a really nice guy from my experiences.
Lonestar 24" Vertical offset w/ Insulated Firebox & Performer Platinum
Former owner: Jambo Backyard, Klose BYC, Med. Spicewine, Pitts & Spitts, XL & (2) Med. BGE's, 22" WSM & (2) 18" WSM's, 18" & 22" Weber Kettles