Mama's Barbeque Sauce

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Serves: unknown
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Cooking Method: Stove Top

Ingredients

1 tsp dry mustard
1 tsp water
1/4 c olive oil, light or cooking oil of your choice
1 Tbsp minced onions
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp salt
6 Tbsp brown sugar
3 Tbsp lemon juice
2 Tbsp wortershire sauce
1/4 - 1/2 c vinegar
1 small can tomato paste
1 small can tomato sauce (optional)
1/2 c tomato ketchup
1/8-1/4 c liquid smoke (optional)
1/4 c molasses

The Cook

Karen Carr Recipe
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Lightly Salted
Cape Carteret, NC (pop. 1,917)
kcarr7336
Member Since Mar 2012
Karen's notes for this recipe:
My mother always used this recipe for her ribs and chicken. It was always wonderful and always got rave reviews. I never remember a time she made bar-b-que ribs and chicken that she used bottled sauce. She always made her own sauce and we loved it!
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Kitchen Crew
We love this sauce! It is on the sweet side, so we'lI add up to 1/2 cup of vinegar at times depending on the taste of our guests. Terrific on chicken!

Directions

1
Mix Mustard with water and allow to stand 10 minutes.
While the mustard is sitting. cook onions in oil until soft and transparent.
2
Next mix spices and and mustard along with molasses and brown sugar into the sauted onions. Add lemon juice.
3
stir in worstershire sauce, vinegar and liquid smoke.
4
Lastly stir in tomato paste, sauce and ketchup.
5
Let simmer for 10 minutes.
Use immediately or allow to cool and transfer to bottle or jar for storing in refridgerator.
6
Note: You may adjust the ingredients according to your taste. I have added and omitted ingredients at times according to how I wanted to use the sauce and it always turned out very well!
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user Betty Stillwell BettyAK - Mar 12, 2012
Edit your recipe--you left off the molasses......
user Karen Carr kcarr7336 - Mar 12, 2012
Thank you for noticing the molasses was omitted! I have edited it and added the molasses. Thanks again Betty!
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Apr 4, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Apr 4, 2012
I shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
user Karen Carr kcarr7336 - Apr 4, 2012
Thanks for the photo and comment. What I like the most about this recipe is that you can adjust it to your taste and it is still delicious. Thanks for the approval!!

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