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The Best Homemade Barbecue Sauce Recipe

It is easy to make your own barbecue sauce at home with this simple recipe. Homemade BBQ sauce makes the perfect hostess gift, or it's great for you to have on hand for summer grilling nights!

After years of being every-so-slightly dissatisfied by store-bought BBQ sauces, we’ve finally taken matters into our own hands. You can make your own barbeque sauce at home which is perfect as a hostess gift, or for you to have on hand for summer grilling nights!

The best part about this barbeque sauce recipe is that you can tailor it to your tastes, so whether you like your BBQ suace a little it tangier or a little bit sweeter, this recipe will invigorate your taste buds.

  • 2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup yellow mustard
  • 2-3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-2 teaspoons crushed red pepper
  • Dash salt and pepper, or to taste

Place all ingredients in a medium bowl or 1-quart measuring cup. Whisk well until the sugar is fully dissolved. Let cool and store in a tightly sealed container like a mason jar.

If you like a sweeter sauce, add a little more brown sugar.

If you like a thicker sauce, add a little more ketchup. For a slightly tangier sauce, add a dash more mustard and apple cider vinegar.

Taste and adjust the ingredients to your liking.

Store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

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