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Carolina Style Mustard BBQ Sauce

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“Every BBQ novice (experts, too) should buy Mike Mills' book "Peace, Love, & BBQ" for recipes and BBQ lore... what a fun read and window into many regional favorites. Mike is certainly confident (and its justified): he declares that HIS Carolina Style Mustard BBQ Sauce would be used by the legendary Maurice Bessinger (SC BBQ restauranteur) if only he had it! I told this to my neighbor who likes mustard sauces & has been known to frequent Maurice's establishments when I gave him a sample made according to Mike's recipe. Later on he informed me that Mike could be right... he liked Mike's Sauce better than Maurice's. Moreover, he wanted the recipe! I have tweeked the recipe a bit and love this sauce better than all other mustard-based sauces I have tried. It is also delicious on HAM sandwiches & sausage biscuits!”
READY IN:
20mins
YIELD:
2 cups, approximately
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan & whisk over medium heat.
  2. Once the sauce is simmering, whisk until the sugar dissolves completely. This should take 5 minutes or less.
  3. Do not overcook (sauce requires less time simmering if sugar substitue is used).
  4. Remove from heat and cool before using.
  5. Store sauce in a sterilized GLASS jar in the refrigerator between uses.
  6. (I sterilize a suitable empty BBQ sauce bottle by capping with 1/2 cup of cider vinegar inside it, swirling it by shaking several times over a few days, & then draining well when ready to fill with BBQ sauce.).
  7. Optional: in place of the light brown sugar, use 1/2 cup of sugar substitute + 1T molasses. The sugar substitute version (which I now keep on hand) is diabetic friendly & easier to adapt to sugar substitute than most tomato based sauces I have attempted to modify & encountered consistency problems.

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