Everyone needs a good stand-by recipe for a basic barbecue sauce.
This one I am sharing today is my family’s current favorite. It is thick, sweet and boasts a deep and bold flavor from molasses.
Store-bought, bottled and processed barbecue sauce is among the growing list of ‘foods’ I no longer buy at the grocery store. Here are the ingredients for the popular Sweet Baby Rays Original Barbecue Sauce. A few notable ingredients are Caramel Color, Sodium Benzonate Preservative, Modified Food Starch. Tasty, Huh?
But the good news is, a homemade sauce is so quick to mix together, and you might even have the ingredients in your house already!
Here it is:
So far my very favorite cut of meat from the hog we raised has been the Spare Ribs! They are lip-smackin’ good!
This recipe is so easy and requires minimal prep. But the result is tender, fall-off-the-bone ribs, coated in a homemade sweet barbecue sauce!
Tim had to work late when I made these for dinner a few nights ago. So, I needed to save enough for him to eat later. I must admit, I was really having to restrain myself from just eating what I was saving for him! But I was a good wife and didn’t. 🙂 (though, I have to confess, I did take a little!!)