Homemade BBQ sauce

 Homemade BBQ sauce

If you like BBQ sauce but are not a fan of the corn syrup laden selections in the grocery isle. Experiment with making a homemade sauce and keep the sauce in your fridge. Listed below is an easy sauce that is great on chicken, beef and Kansas City pork ribs.

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makes: 1 1/2 quarts


2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1/2 cup celery, chopped finely
3 tablespoons yellow onion, chopped finely
1 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon dry mustard
Fresh ground pepper to taste


In a medium saucepan, melt butter then add celery and onions and stir as needed over 2-3 minutes over medium high heat. Add the remaining ingredients and whisk or stir to combine. Bring the sauce to a boil then reduce the heat to simmer. Cover the saucepan and allow the sauce to simmer for 15 minutes while stirring occasionally. Remove the sauce from the heat and transfer the sauce to a ball jar or bowl and cover until you are ready to brush the sauce on the meat.

Mary Jane Curry

Mary Jane Curry and husband Jeff love RVing and travel in a 2013 Roadtrek RS Adventurous motorhome. She is a Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant and Registered Nurse in Emergency and Occupational Medicine, and is nearing retirement and has great enthusiasm for the travels and adventures awaiting. Her love of food science and food presentation led her to pursue a secondary career about 10 years ago when she became a certified Personal Chef and owner of Custom Cuisine in Southern California. She received her training and certification through the United States Personal Chef Association, an organization with Personal Chef membership in both the US and Canada. She plans to share many recipes here for RVers!

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