Basic Barbecue Sauce



  • 1/2 Cup  yellow mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons  dark beer
  • 2 Tablespoons  apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons  brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon  tomato purée
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 Tablespoon  cayenne
  • 1 Tablespoon  black pepper
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2 Tablespoon  garlic powder
  • 1/4 Cup  ketchup

This barbecue sauce recipe from Delicatessen is as basic as it gets, and it shows how simple sometimes really is better. 

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In a small saucepan, combine all of the ingredients, mix, and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and let the sauce cook for at least 1 hour. Cool completely before using. 

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