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Okay so I usually blog about pies, pastry and desserts right? Well, that’s true, but a gal can’t live on pie alone! So this blog is all about BBQ sauce – my homemade BBQ sauce, so easy to do, you must try this! Tangy woodsy smoky flavour that just can’t be beat – and will make your BBQ’s the best ticket in town!
This post was originally published on August 16, 2015 and updated on June 30, 2017.
This recipe has been in the family for many years and was always ready for ribs, hamburgers, chicken, pulled pork or anything at all. I can remember some awesome ribs at the cottage! First the ribs would be marinated overnight in the fridge, and the marinade was full of garlic, salt, pepper, oil, vinegar – maybe a beer or two? We would always parboil the ribs first. Mom had a special way of having the butcher cut them as well.
I’ve found that most folks are very passionate about their BBQ Sauce!
Then the BBQ would be lit and once it was ready – trays of delicious racks of ribs would come outside, all dressed in this amazing BBQ sauce. The cottage was a family gathering spot, for birthdays, anniversaries but usually just a hot summer weekend and you really don’t need a reason to cook up a mess a ribs do you?
So please enjoy this Best Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe, and be surprised by how quickly it becomes your family’s favorite!
1 cup smoke flavoured BBQ sauce ( I use Kraft Hickory )
1/4 cup ketchup (your favorite)
1/4 cup molasses
4 tbsp. butter
2 tbsp. vinegar
2 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. dry mustard
2 tsp. worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp. hot pepper sauce (like Tabasco)
Preparation (about 10 minutes)
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer on med-low for 10 minutes
Let cool and pour into glass jars.
**You can double the recipe which is what I do and it will make two pints.
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*Republished from 2015