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Barbecue Sauce

Everyone seems to have an opinion of what constitutes a good barbecue sauce. I like mine with some heat. You can make your hotter by adding more jalapenos and pepper sauce. So simple!

  • Yield: 5 cups


  • 4 cups ketchup
  • 1 cup finely chopped yellow onions
  • 1/2 cup Steen's 100% Pure Cane Syrup
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Creole or other spicy whole-grain mustard
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapenos
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Emeril's Red Pepper Sauce or other hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne


  • Combine all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Stir to mix well. Use immediately, or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days.