It’s the fourth of July and I’m sure everyone’s out getting ready to BBQ (at least those of you in the U.S.). That being said, it’s really hard to find a store-bought BBQ sauce that doesn’t resemble some sort of odd chemistry experiment and that’s not loaded with refined sugar. Here’s a great recipe from Russ Crandall aka The Domestic Man that will not only let you enjoy your BBQ sauce guilt-free, but also give you something that beats the commercial versions hands down.
Russ is the first to admit this takes a few hours to make, but as with anything, good things sometimes take a little longer. Trust me, if you bring this to a BBQ today, it’ll be gone very quickly — so make some extra to keep at home :)
Excerpt from recipe author:
It’s amazing how much time (and how many ingredients) it takes to make a good barbecue sauce. If you’re planning on making your own, be sure to set aside several hours to get the flavors right. The act of making barbecue sauce is pretty easy – cook some onions, add the rest of the ingredients, simmer, and blend. The trick is balancing the hefty ingredients list to get the taste you want. It took quite a bit of experimenting to come up with the ingredients above, but the sauce tastes great – it’s pretty sweet, tangy, and has just a tiny hint of spice….