Barbecues are a great way to entertain friends and family. You’re not stuck in the kitchen away from all the fun, it doesn’t matter if people turn up early or late and if the weather’s fine the eating and drinking can go on as long as you like.
As you travel the country you’ll find many different opinions about what makes a good barbecue sauce, if you’re in the Carolinas for example, they’ll probably be voting for a vinegar BBQ sauce and if you’re in the South there’s bound to be something hot and spicy about the sauce. There’s also a whole host of bottled barbecue sauces on the market that offer all sorts of promises.
When it comes down to the best barbecue sauce recipes, my feeling is to go back to basics and to tradition. It’s that sweet and sour taste that we love together with a tomato base a delicate flavor to bring a smack to your taste buds.
· ground black pepper to taste
Throw all the ingredients into a sauce pan and bring to the boil, then simmer for about 45 minutes. Once you are done, pour the sauce into bbq sauce bottles. Conscious Choice for a Conscious Gift? Give a gift a picnic basket for a BBQ party – get that bottle of BBQ sauce, some chips, corn and everything else you can think of. They will appreciate the extra effort.