Add one more “I’ll make it myself, thankyouverymuch” with this easy barbecue sauce from my aunt, and feel free to adjust the sweetness and spice. You’re in control!
Easy Homemade Barbecue Sauce
- 2 cups ketchup
- 1½ cups brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons liquid smoke
- 1-2 cloves garlic
- ¼ cup finely chopped onion
- (optional) 1-2 teaspoons chili powder if you like a little zing
Mix all ingredients together in a saucepan. Heat and stir, simmering until sugar is dissolved. Cool. Store in the refrigerator.
Delicious paired with shredded beef or pork, and grilled porkchops or chicken.
What’s your favorite meal with barbecue flare? I may have to go with pulled pork, baked beans, potato salad, sweet corn, fresh garden tomatoes… (and now I’m hungry!)