This simple vinegar-based cole slaw is our number one side dish. It’s a hallowed tradition on a barbecue sandwich—the tart, crunchy cabbage goes perfectly with the smoky flavor of the meat, and the vinegar helps cut through the pork fat.
Steven Raichlen’s Basic Barbecue Rub
There’s a heap of flavor in this simple rub—the molasses sweetness of the brown sugar, the heat of the pepper, the vegetal sweetness of the paprika, and the slow burn of the cayenne.
We can SO see this on a holiday table. The carrot-currant combination, as author Charoltte Druckman says, is a winner.