Rub. Smoke. Sauce. It’s a summertime mantra adopted by chefs eager to bring the flavors of a backyard barbecue to their diners’ plates. And while that trio of tasks might not be exactly meditative, when performed correctly, guests have been known to experience “ummms” of ecstasy.
Especially so when their barbecue sauces are good. There’s something nearly magical about that balance of a sauce’s tangy and sweet notes anchored to a robust tomato base t