Caramelizing the Sugar in Your Barbecue Sauce

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Caramelizing

When you are cooking with barbecue sauce, there are a variety of tips that you should keep in mind to maximize its flavor. One of the least understood of these is the act of caramelizing the sauce. This offers your meat a taste boost that is nearly impossible to get in any other way.

Mild to Wild: Indian-Style Tandoori Barbecue

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Tandoori

Anyone who has been to an Indian restaurant has experienced the joys of tandoori barbecue cooking. The way it works is that a bell-shaped clay oven has hot coals or wood at the bottom that stokes up the heat to 900 degrees. Then chunks of meat, lamb or chicken by choice, are marinated in spices and put into these ovens … Read More

Kicking up Fried Chicken with Hot Sauce

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Hot Sauce

Very few foods cannot be improved with a little addition of hot sauce. (Well, maybe ice cream, but even there some imaginative cook might concoct something tasty, say jalapeno and chocolate.) Fried chicken, though, can certainly be kicked up a bit with a little heat.

Grilling with barbecue sauces- 3 hacks that work!

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Grilling

You watched one of those commercials featuring saucy barbecue ribs and chicken wings. The sauce on the meats dripped just right, and the food successfully cooked to perfection. This talent seems to belong just to the pit masters that excel at grilling with barbecue sauces, but you still take on the personal challenge of trying the technique by yourself.

Does Gluten-Free Barbecue Sauce Grill Differently?

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Gluten-free

Gluten-free may be the new food craze, but for those that actually need to be gluten-free, there is no reason they shouldn’t be able to enjoy great barbecue. However, for those who have long been forced into the gluten-free world will know, gluten-free food is never quite the same as food that is full of gluten. It takes on a … Read More

4 Essential Ingredients for Your Barbecue Sauce

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Barbecue Sauce

When it comes to making your own barbecue sauce, a strong backbone like vinegar, tomato, or mustard may be responsible for a good deal of the flavor, but not all of it. The key to a uniquely flavorful barbecue sauce is in the details. Some lesser known barbecue sauce ingredients play a big part in creating big flavor, but what … Read More

Using Soft Drinks as a Barbecue Sauce Ingredient

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Barbecue sauces that you get at most places are based on tomato sauce, though you can get some that are based on mustard or even white barbecue sauce, which is based on mayonnaise and is favored in Alabama. But some people have experimented with homemade barbecue sauces based on their favorite soft drinks as an ingredient.