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Barbecue sauce:

Barbecue sauce (also abbreviated BBQ sauce) is a flavoring sauce used as a marinade, basting (cooking) or topping for meat cooked in the barbecue cooking style, including pork or beef ribs and chicken. It is a ubiquitous condiment and is used on many other foods as well.

The ingredients vary widely even within individual countries, but most include some variation on vinegar and/or tomato paste as a base, as well as liquid smoke, spices such as mustard and black pepper, and sweeteners such as sugar or molasses. 

The most common barbecue sauce in the United States is a commercialized Kansas City-style which uses tomato purée, corn syrup, molasses and vinegar and has a long shelf life. This style is less intense but similar to steak sauce, which is itself a direct relative of the ubiquitous British brown sauce. Other regional recipes elsewhere forgo the tomato sauce base in favor of a more penetrating vinegar-dominant marinade.

Uses of Barbecue sauce:

1. On Hamburgers and Hot Dogs : We love using BBQ sauce as a condiment just like ketchup! It's fantastic with meats on or off the grill, and even adds some variety to grilled vegetables.

2. As a Dipping Sauce : Try dipping baked sweet potato fries in barbecue sauce and we promise you won't be disappointed.

3. Instead of Tomato Sauce on Pizza We started doing this one week when we realized we were out of tomato sauce and figured using BBQ sauce instead was worth a try. Turns out, it's great! We actually like a mix of BBQ sauce and tomato sauce the best.

4. In Mac n' Cheese  A spoonful of barbecue sauce adds just the barest hint of smoky sweetness to a bowl of mac n' cheese - or any other pasta dish, for that matter!

5. With Beans  To spiff up a quick meal like beans on toast or beans with rice, we like to add a little BBQ sauce to the simmering beans. It adds flavor and turns a very basic meal into a great one.

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shiv.mandrwal2015-01-27 23:00 (9 years ago.)

can u send me recipe..

Just Cooking2014-03-17 16:32 (10 years ago.)