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Thin BBQ Sauce Recipe

Have you ever heard of Thin BBQ Sauce?  Depending on the region of the US you are from, it could also be called a mop sauce or wet sauce maybe even a marinade. Regardless of what you may call it, thin BBQ sauces are popular in many areas of the country and they all have certain ways of preparing it that is consistent with their region.

For instance, in the Kansas City area, you would not hear of a thin BBQ sauce.  But if you were in the eastern parts of North Carolina, you would have it on your table as … Continue Reading

Easy Spare Ribs BBQ Sauce Recipe

Spare ribs are such a great meal.  They are so versatile and they can stand up to many different types of sauces. Plus there are so many different ways that you can prepare them and they taste so fabulous.   With summer coming up quickly that means plenty of BBQ’s going to wants some delicious spare rib sauce.  We have a great one for you to try.

A bit of spice and a bit of sweet and a bit of tradition all wrapped up in one delicious sauce.  You can throw in some additional heat to taste if you like. This is … Continue Reading

Homemade Smoked BBQ Sauce Recipe

There are certain flavors that make a Barbeque Sauce recipe taste so delicious. For some it is a thick, sweet flavor.  For others it is Hot and Spicy.  Then we have the Smokey flavor lovers. I know when I eat certain dishes and meats prepared a certain way, I am particular to the flavor of the BBQ Sauce.

Here is an easy to make recipe for the Smokey BBQ lovers that is simple and good tasting too. Time to get the brisket and ribs on the grill and enjoy!

Homemade Smoked BBQ Sauce Recipe

1/2 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 cup bourbon … Continue Reading

Recipe for Texas BBQ Sauce

In the great state of Texas they know how to barbecue and this Texas Style BBQ Sauce recipe is really quick and easy to make. A bit of spice, sugar and a bit of heat makes this a crowd pleaser for sure. You only need a few basic ingredients and you are all set to make your very own homemade barbecue sauce.

Texas Style BBQ Sauce Recipe

1 1/2 cups catsup
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup water
2 to 2 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
1/2 teaspoon ground chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground Cayenne

Mix together all of the … Continue Reading

Peach Bourbon BBQ Sauce Recipe

Leave it to our southern relatives to find a way to incorporate peaches and bourbon into a BBQ recipe. The delicious flavors combined make an amazing taste that is enhanced by each other.  The fruitiness of the peach and the rich, mellow flavor of the bourbon are lovely together.

There are plenty of recipes out for this wonderful combination and several famous chefs and restaurants have variations of this recipe that they love to work with.  This particular recipe is great with fish, seafood, chicken and pork dishes. If you want a bit of heat, you can add a pinch of … Continue Reading

Apple Maple BBQ Sauce Recipe

Apple and maple have long been great flavors when combined.  No one knows who would be brave enough to taste the sap from a tree and then tap it as well as realize the sap could be refined into a great maple syrup that we have loved for hundreds of years. Man is very resourceful at times.  But regardless of who found the syrup and then combined it with apples, we have been enjoying that flavor combination for years.

When it comes to meat, the apple maple combination is just as delicious.  Who would have thought to bring this flavor combo’s … Continue Reading

BBQ Sauce Slow Cooker Ribs Recipe

Believe it or not, there are times when you want BBQ ribs and do not want to bother with the grill or smoker. It could be time or the weather, but when you need a different method to cook those ribs, check out this BBQ sauce slow cooker ribs recipe that will give you the ribs you want with the flavor you are craving.

This is also a great recipe to use for those of you who don’t want to be bothered by whipping together a slew of ingredients and spending all afternoon in the kitchen. This recipe is a quick … Continue Reading

2 Recipes for Jack Daniels Sweet and Easy BBQ Sauce

Whiskey has been added to many recipes over the years as it brings in a wonderful depth of flavor.  Most of the alcohol burns off in the cooking process leaving a wonderful, rich hint of flavor that will make a lasting impression.

For some quick and easy recipes that uses Jack Daniel’s whiskey as a marinating or basting barbeque sauce, see what we have below.  One is for a sweet sauce and the other is a quick easy recipe that you can whip up in a few minutes.

Jack Daniel’s Sweet BBQ Sauce Recipe

1/2 cup Soy Sauce
1/2 cup Jack Daniel’s Whiskey
1/2 cup … Continue Reading

Recipe for Mustard Based BBQ Sauce

If you are a pork lover, there is something about using mustard with it that works.  It is great for slathering on a large pork roast or piece of loin that will seal in all of those lovely juices and just make it tender and delicious.  In South Carolina, it is dang near a requirement to have a mustard based bbq sauce with your pork, but many BBQ enthusiasts all over the world are starting to enjoy the flavor and work with mustard.

Making the mustard sauce bbq recipes are rather simple and if you do some searches, you will find … Continue Reading

Dr. Pepper Barbecue Sauce Recipe

There has been a lot of interest in homemade BBQ sauces of late and the history of making barbeque sauce with a dark soda pop have been around for years.  The Dr. Pepper™, of course, has a unique flavor all its own so the use of that in a BBQ sauce really takes the flavor to another level.  Another good choice would be rootbeer if you do not have Dr. Pepper™ around.
Some of the recipes for this call for about 12 different ingredients which is great for when you have time to make that.   Here is a great recipe for … Continue Reading

Raspberry Chipotle BBQ Sauce Recipe

There is a definite flavor trend with the sweet hot taste when it comes to barbeque sauces.  Most either love it or hate it, but for those of you the love it, here is a delicious fruit based Raspberry Chipotle BBQ Sauce recipe that you can enjoy on your favorite chicken or pork dishes that will really make them pop!

This sauce is very sweet but it also packs some lovely heat. It is great as a barbecue sauce on your favorite meats or you can use it as a dipping sauce on the side.  It might even go great as … Continue Reading

Recipe for a Sweet BBQ Sauce

With so many varieties of BBQ sauces on the market it can be hard to find one that is just perfect!  Many people love the sweet sauces that work so well with ribs and chicken but may not find just the right amount of sweetness in a prepared commercial sauce.  We have a tip to save this issue as well as a great recipe that you can customize to make your own.

Tip: When you don’t have time to make your own recipe, you can use a bottle of a classic barbecue sauce from Insane Chicken or the grocery store and … Continue Reading

How to Make a Simple BBQ Sauce

Making your own homemade bbq sauce may seem like a difficult thing to do, but it is actually a really easy process.   You only need a few ingredients that you most likely have in your pantry right now to create a simple and tasty barbeque sauce that you and your family will love.  Check out this recipe below and remember, if you love it spicy, you can add in some of your favorite chile’s and kick it up.

Simple and Tasty BBQ Sauce Recipe

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 large onion, finely chopped or diced
2 small garlic cloves, finely minced
1 3/4 cups catsup
1/4 … Continue Reading

Recipe for Texas Style BBQ Sauce

If you are a fan of beef brisket or pulled pork, you are going to love this sauce.  Traditionally, Texas style BBQ sauce is thinner than a regular BBQ sauce you may be used to.  These are made more for a condiment and dipping sauce or to top your pulled pork sandwich. Some people use it as a mop sauce for brisket. But regardless of how you use it, it is delicious.  Not overly sweet but a nice combination of sweet and tart from the vinegar and a rich taste.

2 Tbs Oil
1 finely chopped Onion
Several Cloves of Garlic minced
3 Tbs … Continue Reading

Easy to Make Sweet and Sour BBQ Sauce Recipe

Sweet and sour barbecue sauces have been popular in Chinese Cuisine for years but it has gained a lot of popularity in American Cuisine the past several years.  It might seem difficult to make this type of sauce but it is actually easy.  Here is a recipe that you will want to keep on hand for a quick and easy Sweet and Sour BBQ Sauce that you will find yourself reaching for time and time again.

Sweet and Sour BBQ Sauce Recipe

1/3 cup vinegar
3-4 tablespoons brown sugar (depending on how sweet you like the sauce)
1 1/2 tablespoons catsup
2 teaspoons cornstarch mixed … Continue Reading

Spare Ribs BBQ Sauce Recipe

One of the best things around to slow cook on the grill and smoker are spare ribs.  Pork spare ribs are so juicy and delicious when cooked the right way.  Slow cooking them on the stove works great too and especially if the weather is terrible. Patience is a virtue when it comes to ribs.

Here is an easy recipe for a Spare Ribs BBQ Sauce Recipe that you can cook on the stove if you don’t want to smoke or grill them.

3 1/2 to 4 lbs. pork spareribs, uncooked
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup to 3/4 cup of soy sauce
3 tablespoons … Continue Reading

Homemade Raspberry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce Recipe

When it comes to barbeque sauces, trying new tastes and flavors of sauce is the best part of barbequing.  Die hard BBQ fans loves to see what taste mixes well with the different meats and enjoy tweaking different recipes to find the perfect blend of spices and flavors.

This homemade raspberry chipotle barbecue sauce is great on a few racks of your favorite style ribs or brush some chicken in the barbecue sauce and grill the chicken until done. If you like your barbecue sauce with more of a hot kick, you can increase the chipotle chili peppers according to your … Continue Reading

Peanut-Red Chile BBQ Sauce Recipe

Here is a nice twist on a delicious favorite BBQ sauce.  This barbecue sauce is great on grilled chicken or try making some homemade chicken skewers or kabobs using this Peanut-Red Chile Barbecue Sauce Recipe. Once you have made the barbecue sauce you will want to baste your chicken in the sauce before grilling and during the grilling process. It can also be used as a chicken marinade and bake your chicken in your home oven until done.

Peanut-Red Chile BBQ Sauce Recipe

1 tablespoon canola oil (or use vegetable oil)
3″ long piece of fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped into small … Continue Reading

Apple Cider BBQ Sauce Recipe

There is a big difference in the flavor of apple cider vinegar based BBQ sauce from the South and a traditional sweet tomato based BBQ sauce from the Midwest.  Many people have definite opinions on what Barbeque Sauce is better and tell you too.  Both are very popular in kitchen to make, but what we see on the grocery shelves is different. That is why so many people today are turning to their old tried and true, time tested recipes for great BBQ sauces.

Apple cider is a great addition to a sauce to offset the sweetness a bit.  Here is … Continue Reading

Hal’s Grubstake BBQ Sauce

Hal’s Grubsteak was a restaurant located in Yuba City, California that has since closed. The restaurant was very well-known to locals as having the best BBQ sauce in town. During its hay-day it was the “in” place to grab a bite for lunch or dinner.  Their BBQ Sauce is a bit different that your typical recipe and it still quite a coveted flavor.

Since the restaurant is closed, maybe someone has the exact recipe out there, but if you are looking for a copycat replacement recipe give ours a try.

Hal’s Grubsteak Copycat BBQ Sauce Recipe

1 large can of peaches with juice
2 … Continue Reading

Eastern Carolina BBQ Sauce Recipe

There is a lot of conversation regarding the proper way to make the Eastern Carolina BBQ sauce that has been around since …well, who knows. What is known is that people are very particular in how it is made and the proper way to use it on your meats. Most insist that it is not a BBQ sauce as in something that you would cook your meats with, but rather a meat flavor enhancer.
The meat should speak for itself.

However you enjoy cooking your meats, be it grilling, smoking or BBQing them, you can use a great … Continue Reading

Recipe for Meatballs in BBQ Sauce

For game day, simple and easy is usually a requirement for the food selection of the day and when it comes to feeding a crowd, it can be a challenge to find easy to prepare appetizers.  One great solution are meatballs that are slow cooked in bbq sauce and the easiest way to slow cook your meatballs is by using a crock pot.  They come out so amazingly moist and tender, you will want to make this recipe over and over.

There are many recipes out there but today we thought we would share a few of the easy ones with … Continue Reading

Wet Mop Basting Sauce Recipe

Wet mop basting sauce is primarily used when making pulled pork barbecue sandwiches.  Slow roasting and smoking of your favorite cut of pork roast will yield you wonderful flavor in your meat and you sandwiches over all.

Here is a basic recipe that you can follow and adjust for flavor as you like.

Wet Mop Basting Sauce Recipe

1 cup vinegar
1 cup apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon cracked black pepper
1 tablespoon salt

In a medium sized mixing bowl combine together all of the above ingredients in the order they are given in the recipe. You want to stir … Continue Reading

Sweet Bourbon BBQ Sauce Recipe

Sweet Bourbon BBQ Sauce has been around for decades and has quickly become a favorite sauce for millions of grillers around the world. This sauce is fantastic on chicken or ribs and makes a delicious sauce for your favorite meats.

You can easily make your own Sweet Bourbon BBQ Sauce at home when you follow the recipe given below.

3 lean strips of bacon
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup of bourbon
1/4 cup of vinegar (apple cider or red vinegar)
1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
15 oz. can of tomato sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon each of salt and ground black pepper
1/2 cup … Continue Reading

Mustard Based BBQ Sauce Recipe


  • 1 cup prepared yellow mustard
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • ground black pepper to taste

Directions: Continue Reading

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