Sure, some people don’t like overly spicy foods. Their smell hurts the nostrils, they burn the tongue and lips, they make eyes teary, and the sweat…well, that’s the kicker for most. Yet there are many out there that love these fiery flavors, and along with the tastes, they reap a lot of health benefits for having them as part of their standard diet.
Barbecue has long been a popular part of American food culture.
But what is barbecue exactly?
While many people may think they know the answer to this question, they may be surprised to learn some of the details of barbecue history and how unique barbecue can be from region to region. It’s one of the more complex American cuisines around.