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The Ingredient You Haven’t Thought to Add to Your Barbecue Sauce

Barbecue sauce may just be the most controversial sauce in the cooking world. I can’t think of another type of food that shares a name yet varies so greatly. However, I can make it even more interesting; let me introduce you to tequila BBQ sauce.

Florida BBQ Sauce

Growing up in Texas, I got used to a certain type of BBQ. After I moved to Florida, I loved...


Kansas City Barbecue Sauce

2 reviews

This tangy Kansas City BBQ sauce is lip-smacking good. It's thick, and a little sweet with a touch of heat....



Pressure-Cooker Barbecued Beef Ribs

2 reviews

These tender, tangy ribs taste slow-cooked but are a cinch to make. They’re great for picnics as well as a...

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Jim’s Secret Family Recipe Ribs

11 reviews

For more than 30 years, my brother-in-law Jim kept his famous rib recipe a secret. When he finally shared it,...


Tangy Barbecue Sauce

11 reviews

My mother-in-law created this recipe, and we just can't get enough of her delectable sauce! I always keep a little...

Barbecue Sauce for Pork

We raise hogs and cattle, so we've tried plenty of barbecue recipes. Smothered in sauce, this pork gets rave reviews...


Orange Barbecue Sauce

When Jerry and I got married, I worked with a friend to choose food that our farmer friends with big...


Summertime Barbecue Sauce

When my daughter was seven, she would come home from school and eat this sauce by the spoonfuls. Company loves...


Red-Eye Barbecue Sauce

I made this recipe for an assignment in culinary school—my first time making barbecue sauce. I have to say, it...

Riverboat Barbecue Sauce

5 reviews

"Maple and orange are the flavors that accent this sweet and tangy sauce," says Barb Loftin of Florence, Kentucky. "My...


Bruce’s Hot Barbecue Sauce

5 reviews

The heat is on when you brush on Bruce Fisher's tongue-tingling sauce! You'll also detect a hint of fruity sweetness,...


Smoky Barbecue Sauce

4 reviews

My mother has been relying on this recipe for years. We especially enjoy it on a beef brisket. —Carla Holland,...


Cherry Barbecue Sauce

9 reviews

You can use fresh or frozen cherries to make this flavorful barbecue sauce. It tastes phenomenal on ribs and chicken!...


Cook-Off Barbecue Sauce

1 review

After looking for the perfect BBQ sauce for 12 years, I tried making my own. After many attempts, I hit...

Honey Barbecue Sauce

9 reviews

This honey BBQ sauce recipe is one that my whole family enjoys, especially my father. It's a quick and easy...


Coffee Barbecue Sauce

5 reviews

Brewed coffee and instant coffee granules add rich color and depth to this sweet-and-sour sauce. It’s wonderful spooned over grilled...


Dr Pepper BBQ Sauce

16 reviews

My family is stationed in Italy with my husband, Lieutenant William Robert Blackman. William grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and...


Reduced-Sugar Tangy Barbecue Sauce

This is a delicious staple to have on hand during the summer grilling season. A speedy alternative to bottled sauce,...


Texas-Style BBQ Sauce

11 reviews

We love a barbecue sauce with all the right moves: ketchup, mustard, lemon juice, chili powder, Worcestershire and brown sugar....


Sweet & Spicy Barbecue Sauce

6 reviews

I've never cared that much for store bought barbecue sauce. I just like to make things myself from scratch including...


North Carolina-Style BBQ Sauce

8 reviews

Blending two vinegars helps re-create the BBQ sauce we love from my mother’s North Carolina roots. — Gloria McKinley, Lakeland,...


Sweet and Sour Spareribs

7 reviews

Just the tempting aroma of these ribs reminds me of many simple but delicious meals mom made. Dad especially loved...

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Molasses Barbecue Sauce

This sauce has a bold molasses flavor with a hint of orange. It goes well with chicken, ribs and chops.—Sandra...


Barbecue Sauce

2 reviews

This is a delicious staple to have on hand during the summer grilling season. Use the flavorful sauce to baste...


Rhubarb Barbecue Sauce

12 reviews

This tangy rhubarb sauce tastes outstanding served over turkey, chicken or pork. Fresh garlic and a bunch of seasonings give...


Mustard Barbecue Sauce

2 reviews

I liked this mustard BBQ sauce recipe from the first taste, as have my guests. It's not a thick sauce,...


Sweet ‘N’ Tangy Barbecue Sauce

Jalapeno pepper, cayenne and chili powder lend a bit of bite to this low-sodium sauce from our Test kitchen home...


Pecan Barbecue Sauce

After 18 years, I haven't found anything that this sauce doesn't taste great on. Pecans are the deliciously different ingredient.