The Best Homemade Barbecue Sauce

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This homemade barbecue sauce recipe is easy to make and uses ingredients that you already have in your kitchen cabinets. So next time instead of going out and buying barbecue sauce, make up a batch of this homemade barbecue sauce to use on your barbecue cooking ideas. This recipe is sweet, tangy and delicious. A lot of barbecue sauce recipes start with ketchup, but you can also use tomato sauce and tomato paste to avoid any added sugars. This homemade barbecue sauce recipe without ketchup is just as easy as using ketchup but that much better. This barbecue sauce recipe does have a secret ingredient, and that's pineapple juice. The pineapple juice adds a nice sweetness and flavor. If you like your barbecue sauce to have a little bit of kick you can use jalapeno and cayenne pepper. If you want the barbecue sauce to be on the milder side, you could leave out one or both of these ingredients. But note-even with both ingredients in the recipe this barbecue sauce isn’t super spicy, they just add a bit of kick. To make the barbecue sauce recipe, put all of the ingredients in a large skillet and heat them until the flavors come together and the ingredients reduce just a little bit. The barbecue sauce is sweet, tangy, with a little bit of spice, and it's the perfect barbecue sauce and so easy to make yourself. This easy barbecue sauce recipe is perfect for your marinating food ideas, grilling recipes, and dipping recipes. It is also great for rib cooking ideas, chicken, pulled pork recipes, pizza, salads, and so much more. For the full step by step instructions for this easy to make barbecue sauce recipe, you'll want to take a look Two Peas and Their Pod site.

The sauce recipe will keep in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. You will never need to buy store-bought barbecue sauce again. This easy homemade barbecue sauce is sweet, tangy, and a little spice. This barbecue sauce is great for grilling recipes, marinating, and dipping. For this barbecue sauce, you will need tomato sauce, jalapeno, light brown sugar, molasses, pineapple juice, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, apple cider vinegar, smoked paprika,

dried mustard, garlic powder, kosher salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper.

There are different varieties of molasses that you can use in your food ideas and recipes. Blackstrap molasses. Blackstrap which is derived in part from the Dutch stroop, which refers to the color of the molasses, is extremely dark. This molasses has a very strong, somewhat bittersweet flavor with a heady aroma. This variety of molasses is best used in recipes and cooking ideas rather than as a straight sweetener such as pancake syrup. This molasses variety contains many of the nutrients left behind by refined sugar crystals. By measure, it is 55 percent sucrose molasses, the least sweet of the molasses varieties. Light molasses is when the syrup remaining after the first processing of the sugar. Light molasses is generally unsulphured molasses and is the lightest variety and the sweetest variety. It is often used as a syrup for pancakes and waffles or stirred into hot cereals such as oatmeal. 65 percent sucrose. Medium or Dark molasses. This molasses is the remains after the second processing of the sugar. Medium or dark molasses is not as strong as blackstrap, being about 60 percent sucrose. Treacle molasses. True treacle molasses dates from Victorian times. Treacle molasses is a pale, refined molasses, that is notably sweeter and has a much more mellow flavor than molasses.

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