Caramelizing the Sugar in Your Barbecue Sauce

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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.

Why it is the Bark That Makes the BBQ

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It doesn’t matter if it is pulled pork, brisket, ribs, or even chicken, there is one thing that makes for some unforgettable barbecue. While the sauce is nice, what you really crave in that chewy, crispy, sumptuous bark full of complex flavor. Is it something you can only get from a good smoking? It is not the smoke that gives … Read More

Hot Sauce: Not Just Good, but Good for You

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You may think of hot sauce as something that’s used to add “kick” to your food. The truth is that hot sauce does more than just make your food taste great, as it can also provide you with some amazing health benefits. If you want to fight illness and prevent chronic disease, the answer could be to eat more hot sauce.

Odd Breakfast Food Items to Add Hot Sauce to

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For those of us hot sauce lovers, there is always a time and place to add some heat to a dish. Even the mornings are not exempt. For your next lazy Sunday brunch, try out the following dishes to spice things up. Here are some odd breakfast food items to add hot sauce to. Savory Backdraft French Toast. Amp up your … Read More

Don’t Wait until Cinco de Mayo to Experiment with Chipotle Barbecue Sauces

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Cinco de Mayo isn’t the only great time to break out the chipotle barbecue sauces. Studies have shown that the smoky little peppers used to make the sauces are rich in beneficial capsaicinoids, antioxidants and phytochemicals. So they’re excellent at keeping one’s intake of essential, disease fighting ingredients up to par. That said, anytime is perfect for a meal or … Read More