Grilling Season is upon us. Rejoice and let's get things Fired Up!
Home-Made-Easy Barbecue sauce that is sure to be a hit
It's terrible to think that when you spend hours cooking meat on the grill (or smoker) and the first thing anyone will taste is a barbecue sauce from a bottle. Let's change that.
Red Wine Barbecue Sauce
1 bottle (750ml) California Zinfandel
1 cup dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon liquid smoke
2 cups ketchup
Optional: 1-2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar to adjust acid level
In a shallow saucepan, heat wine to a rolling boil to reduce volume by 50%
Lower temp to lowest setting and incorporate brown sugar, liquid smoke and ketchup.
Stir repeatedly until all ingredients are well incorporated and simmer for 2 minutes
Taste and adjust with balsamic vinegar as needed.
It's really that simple. If you use a wine that is in the $8 range, you can have a quart of great tasting home-made-easy barbecue sauce for about $10.
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