Sauces

Steak Sauce

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup raspberry jam
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup malt vinegar
  • 10 drops hot pepper sauce
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a saucepan over high heat, blend raspberry jam, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, tomato sauce, malt vinegar, hot pepper sauce, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce heat to low, and simmer 10 minutes, or until thickened.

Applebutter BBQ Sauce

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup applebutter
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup unpacked brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, mix applebutter, ketchup, brown sugar, lemon juice, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic, and cinnamon. Bring mixture to a boil. Remove from heat, and cool completely. Use to baste the meat of your choice.

Bourbon BBQ Sauce

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 onion, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup bourbon whiskey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons liquid smoke flavoring
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, or to taste

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, combine the onion, garlic, and whiskey. Simmer for 10 minutes, or until onion is translucent. Mix in the ground black pepper, salt, ketchup, tomato paste, vinegar, liquid smoke, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, and hot pepper sauce.
  2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 20 minutes. Run sauce through a strainer if you prefer a smooth sauce.

For best results, refrigerate for a day or two, allowing the flavors to blend.

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