1 3-pound stick of bologna
1 cup All-SouthBarbecue Rub
2 cups Basic All-American Barbecue Sauce
1 loaf cheap white bread
1. Rub the bologna all over with the Barbecue Rub.
2. Build a very low fire on one side of your covered grill. Place the bologna on the side opposite the fire, cover, and allow it to smoke slowly for 1 hour.
3. Remove the bologna from the grill and slice it into ½-inch slices. Smear each slice with a little sauce, slap it between two slices of bread, and enjoy a new barbecue classic. I don’t want to ignore the cutting edge of new barbecue, so here is the latest example of a lowly piece of meat turned into a delicious, if rather unusual, delight. The weird consistency of bologna soaks up smoke like a sponge and makes it taste great. Stranger than fiction. Personally, I like my barbecued bologna sandwich with coleslaw and plenty of hot sauce.
• 12 sandwiches
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Either bottled chocolate soda or Cola-cola and a Moon Pie.