It takes just 30 minutes to make and keeps for at least one month. Brush this sauce on our Pork Ribs or whatever else you may be barbecuing.

Everyday Food, July/August 2005


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Recipe Summary

20 mins
30 mins
Makes 3 cups


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in mustard powder and red-pepper flakes; cook 30 seconds.

  • Reduce heat to medium-low; stir in sugar, ketchup, Worcestershire, vinegar, molasses, and black pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 5 to 10 minutes.

Cook's Notes

Let the sauce cool completely before transferring to airtight containers and storing in the refrigerator (label and date)


Reviews (3)

85 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 22
  • 4 star values: 18
  • 3 star values: 23
  • 2 star values: 16
  • 1 star values: 6
Rating: Unrated
I found this recipe to be a little heavy on the Worcestershire time I will use less.
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This sauce is the absolute best in eh entire world. I have The Martha Stewart Cook Book -Collected Recipes For Everyday and i discovered it there-it was a gift from my husband.Of my 6 sons & husband no one knew what hit them when this hit their mouths. In the cook book however it calls for wine Tabasco & Dijon & I didnt have all the schmancy ingredients and i ended up making it as it is above & im addicted & use it almost every Sunday.There is no other sauce anymore!! I LOVE THIS SAUCE.♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
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Ron loves to bbq in the oven, he takes chicken legs and pours bbq sauce in and foil over it and bake @ 350 for 1 hour. Turns out real tasty.