Let's get this right out of the way: if you've been relying on a thick slathering of cold BBQ sauce to flavor your meat, you've been doing it wrong.
It's OK! Even Guy Fieri has made some mistakes. The important thing is learning from your follies, and making an effort to improve yourself as a result. While we can't help you with all your problems (that's what WikiHow is for, after all), we can assist you in making your backyard cookouts decidedly more delicious this grilling season.
But first, you're going to have to swap your sauce for one of these seven dry rubs. While BBQ sauces can be excellent compliments to your meat, the only true way to infuse your fare with flavor is to use some dry rub during the prep process. And the list below represents some of the best of the best in the dry rub business.
Depending on your preference, one of them is sure to be the right fit for your meat. If not, maybe you shouldn't be grilling in the first place.