It took me a while to develop just the right taste for this bold and tangy concoction. It's great on burgers, ribs, chicken, sausage, pulled pork, shredded beef, you name it. This is not a sweet sauce, it is bold, as the name implies, with a mild to medium heat level. The Option in the recipe allows you to intensify the heat while keeping the big bold flavor.
1Using a spice grinder or blender, grind up the roasted garlic & bell pepper, then grind the dried bell pepper into fine granules. After the seasonings are ground then measure 3/8 teaspoons each.
2Put all ingredients into a heavy saucepan and simmer, uncovered, on low for 1 hour stirring often to prevent sticking. Cook until it reaches desired consistency. The thicker it gets the more often you need to stir.
Store in refrigerator for 6 months or more, but it won't last that long!
3*OPTION: Using the Big & Bold recipe make the following change for more heat.
HOT LIPS - Change cayenne from 1/8 to 1 1/4 teaspoon