But at the end of the day while I'll go crazy for pinkish brisket, delicious smoked ribs and crunchy cool coleslaw, the thing that floats my boat is a pickle, lightly seasoned and deep fried with some kind of creamy sauce.
Squirt the creamy pickle with hot sauce and you've got magic in the mouth. Hot, salty, creamy with a hit of dill from the pickle. So simple, so good!
We got these delicious deep fried pickles (above) in Louisville, Kentucky from: