First Lady Barbara Bush's Barbecue Sauce

First Lady Barbara Bush's Barbecue Sauce Recipe

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Pam Blais


When the Bush's were in office, they had a home in Kennebunkport Maine, which was near where my cousins lived. I was lucky enough to get a small pamphlet type cookbook from her with this recipe in it.
Extremely yummy.


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


  • 1/4 c
    cider vinegar
  • 2 1/4 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 stick
    butter , unsalted
  • 1/3 c
  • 2 medium
    onions, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    each....salt and pepper
  • 1/2 c
    worchestershire sauce
  • 2 1/2 c
  • 7 to 8 tsp
    lemon juice
  • dash(es)
    cayenne pepper

How to Make First Lady Barbara Bush's Barbecue Sauce


  1. In a pott, combine first 7 ingredients. Bring to a boil, cook over low heat until onions are tender, about 20 minutes.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, stir and simmer slowly for forty five minutes.
  3. Freezes and cans well.

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About First Lady Barbara Bush's Barbecue Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #barbecue, #sauce

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