September 19, 2005

Revise and Extend?

Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit raised the ire of eastern North Carolina piscatorial blogger Phin this morning with the following loathsome comment:

Here's some North Carolina pork -- though at least it hasn't been soaked in that vinegary stuff they call barbecue sauce.

Professor Reynolds, while a somewhat successful blogger and middling law professor at a forgotten backwoods university, is hardly fit to taste, much less judge, that sweetest delicacy that is eastern North Carolina pork barbeque. Being a magnanimous person, how ever, I will give him a chance to think over his hastily made statement.

So Professor Reynolds...

University of Tennessee Law School, as viewed from the CAF's "Fifi."

Do you care to "revise and extend" your comments?

Posted by Confederate Yankee at September 19, 2005 05:25 PM | TrackBack

Good stuff, as always. Who's this Glenn guy to come out as a food critic, anyway? *VBG*

My only quibble with your post is that it wasn't in pirate-speak in honor of this Great Day (International Talk Like A Pirate Day).

But then I guess you had to oull some sort of mystic Navajo stuff and create inmperfection in an otherwise perfect post, eh?

Posted by: David at September 19, 2005 06:09 PM

Sorry, I can't stomach it either (ducking now). Barbeque means 'red sauce'. I ain't ever gonna be considered a successful transplant on account of this, I'm afraid.

Posted by: Cindi at September 20, 2005 02:43 AM

CY, I have nothing but the best memories of pig pickin's on the outer banks. We would make a monster grill from a 275 gal. heating oil tank, cut it half, add hinges, etc. and barbecue a whole split hog. Now some of the sauce recipes were shared, some were kept secret, like the password to enter a nuclear power plant, but all were good!

Posted by: Tom T at September 20, 2005 07:41 AM

"Sorry, I can't stomach it either (ducking now). Barbeque means 'red sauce'."

Arrrgh! Peasants! The only true sause is Maurice Bessinger's Original Gourmet Piggy Park Sause, golden yella' mustard based and available on the internet if not in your stores (due to the confederate flag on the bottle). Order a Patriot Pack today!


Posted by: Toby928 at September 20, 2005 12:23 PM


You call that yellow bile "food?" That's even worse than the tomato-based concoctions...

Posted by: Confederate Yankee at September 20, 2005 12:26 PM

The problem y'all have is, you got the wrong meat.

Everyone knows that for it to be a real barbeque experience, a cow must die.

Posted by: MrSpkr at September 20, 2005 03:04 PM

Please won't someone educate an ignorant left-coaster about all of your sauces? The only sauce I am familiar with is the tomato based kind. How are the others made?

Posted by: Kinlaw at September 20, 2005 04:45 PM

Come on you people. You "claim" to be from the South.

True barbecue has NO SAUCE, and needs no sauce. Only poorly prepared barbecue is slathered in sauce, and that's to cover up for the cook's drying it out during the cooking process.

Pouring any liquid over properly prepared barbecue makes Baby Jesus want to bash you over your noggin with a nice thick slab of hickory.

Posted by: rightnumberone at September 20, 2005 04:48 PM

Go ahead and pull the trigger on whatever is behind those crosshairs, because the UT law school is nothing but the V.I. Lenin Academy of Marxist Propaganda, and the world would be better off without it and the hives of communist scum it breeds. Oh, and NC BBQ kicks butt, but Memphis style is my personal favorite.

Posted by: Improbulus Maximus at September 20, 2005 05:04 PM

rightnumberone is correct...sauce is used to cover up sloppy work on the grill.

Posted by: Little Debbie at September 21, 2005 12:01 PM