It's no overstatement to say that the state of Texas is a
republic of barbecue. Whether it's brisket, sausage, ribs, or
chicken, barbecue feeds friends while they catch up, soothes
tensions at political events, fuels community festivals, sustains
workers of all classes, celebrates brides and grooms, and even
supports churches. Recognizing just how central barbecue is to
Texas's cultural life, Elizabeth Engelhardt and a team of eleven... more...