Just like the French "mother sauces"--from which all others are based upon--barbecue seems to have its own "father sauces" as designated by regions.
Kansas City is the granddad with its famed tomato blends, while South Carolina is a favorite uncle known primarily for its mustard-based sauces.
As is the trend with favorite food staples like barbecue sauce, classic tastes branch out making the flavor more extreme, exotic, or simply a different take on the traditional.
These top 5 barbecue sauces go for it with creative flavor combinations that will send guests' taste buds through the roof!
Years ago, I worked at a catering company that served duck tacos. Each taco was handmade by spreading Hoisin and plum sauce on a wonton skin and wrapping it around sliced duck breast. It was heaven!This recipe was inspired by those tacos, blending East with West by incorporating a traditional Asian... Read More
You can't beat the taste of tequila, whether served in a Margarita or used as an ingredient in party food! When cooked, alcohol burns off and leaves the essence of flavor or that great "whiff" when you open the bottle. To be on the safe side, label this sauce "for grown-ups only" due to the generous... Read More
This sweet mustard sauce is indicative of what you'd experience in a South Carolina rib joint. Travel north to its sister state and chances are the bbq sauce will be clear and spicy or a delicious concoction born of the region's creative folk and their ancestors. Read More
There are a bunch of beer BBQ sauce recipes, but this one made with Guinness adds a deep, smoky layer that is ideal for beef ribs and steak. Read More