Originally Posted by Hugh Jorgan
Pronunciation: \ˈbär-bi-ˌkyü\ Function:transitive verb
Inflected Form(s):bar·be·cued; bar·be·cu·ingEtymology:2barbecue
Date:1690 1 :
to roast or broil on a rack or revolving spit over or before a source of heat (as hot coals) 2 :
to cook in a highly seasoned vinegar sauce
— bar·be·cu·er noun
From Websters dictionary.
Doesn't say anything at all about tomatoes, mustard, beef, pork or anything else. Just the process. And the vinegar and spices.
But your first post said it had to be pork? Where does that come from?