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Bbq Sauce


  • 1 large onion
  • 1 head garlic, separated into cloves
  • 16 ounces white vinegar
  • 16 ounces cider vinegar
  • 1 pound butter
  • 1 (14-ounce) container ketchup (big Sams size can)
  • 7 cups lemon juice
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons fresh ground mustard seed
  • 4 tablespoons fresh ground allspice
  • 8 shakes liquid smoke
  • 3 to 6 tablespoons ground home grown dried tabasco peppers
  • 2 tablespoons molasses


  • In a blender or food processor, puree the onion and garlic with some of the vinegar. Melt butter in large stock pot, add onion and garlic puree, saute for about 5 minutes. Add the ketchup and stir very well. Start adding the rest of the ingredients 1 at a time stirring well and often. Simmer for about 1 hour, stirring frequently.