Eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce

Eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce Recipe By:RODEO3829 “I have tried a lot of recipes of Eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce. This is the closest to what you will find in any of the BBQ Restaurants here in North Carolina. It is on the hot side, so you may wish to adjust the cayenne pepper and Tabasco(TM) sauce for milder flavor.” Ingredients 1 cup white vinegar 1 cup cider vinegar 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce (e.g. Tabasco(TM)), or to taste 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper Directions Combine the white vinegar, … Continue reading Eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce

Raspberry Sauce

Raspberry Sauce Ingredients 1 pint fresh raspberries 1/4 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons orange juice 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 cup cold water Directions Combine the raspberries, sugar, and orange juice in a saucepan. Whisk the cornstarch into the cold water until smooth. Add the mixture to the saucepan and bring to a boil. Simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until the desired consistency is reached. The sauce will thicken further as it cools. Puree the sauce in a blender or with a handheld immersion blender and strain it through a fine sieve. Serve warm or cold. The sauce will … Continue reading Raspberry Sauce

Strawberry Topping

Strawberry Topping Ingredients 1 pint fresh strawberries 1/3 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions Wash strawberries and remove stems; cut large berries in half or roughly chop them. Combine strawberries, sugar, and vanilla in a saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. The mixture will sizzle for a while, but then juice will begin to form. Continue stirring; mash a few strawberries with a wooden spoon or heat-proof spatula to help produce the syrup. Cook until sauce thickens, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat. In a blender, puree about 1/3 of the sauce, then mix back into remaining topping. … Continue reading Strawberry Topping

Bearnaise Sauce

Bearnaise sauce is a little tricky to make; cook it in a double boiler, and stir continuously. Ingredients 2 tablespoons dried tarragon 3/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons minced shallots 3 egg yolks 1/4 cup hot water 1/2 lemon, juiced 1 pinch salt 1 pinch cayenne pepper 1 cup butter, melted Directions In a heavy skillet, saute tarragon, red wine vinegar, and diced shallot over medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the mixture becomes paste-like. Remove from heat. Combine egg yolks, 1/8 cup hot water, lemon juice, salt and pepper in the top of a double … Continue reading Bearnaise Sauce

Nuoc Cham (Vietnamese Dipping Sauce)

Nuoc Cham (Vietnamese Dipping Sauce) Ingredients 1/4 cup white sugar 1/2 cup warm water 1/4 cup fish sauce 1/3 cup distilled white vinegar 1/2 lemon, juiced 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 Thai chile peppers, chopped 1 green onion, thinly sliced Directions Stir the sugar and warm water together in a bowl until the sugar dissolves completely; add the fish sauce, vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, Thai chile peppers, and green onion to the mixture. Continue reading Nuoc Cham (Vietnamese Dipping Sauce)

Sambal Belacan

Sambal Belacan “This is a pungent chile condiment that is used as garnish over laksa dishes, dipping sauce for simple grilled fish or as a side condiment for any rice meals. It is considered a staple in a Malay household.” Ingredients 1 tablespoon belacan (shrimp paste) 8 fresh red chile peppers, coarsely sliced salt to taste 2 small kasturi limes, halved Directions Place belacan in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir until fragrant and toasted, about 5 minutes. Grind red chile peppers with salt using a mortar and pestle until coarsely ground. Add belacan and grind until evenly … Continue reading Sambal Belacan

Sambal Sauce

Sambal Sauce Ingredients 1 cup chopped serrano chiles, with seeds 2 tablespoons white sugar 2 tablespoons salt 1 tablespoon belacan shrimp paste 1 tomato, chopped 1/2 onion, chopped 1 bulb garlic, peeled and crushed 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 lemongrass, bruised 2 fresh curry leaves 1 (1/2 inch) piece galangal, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons tamarind juice Directions Place serrano peppers, sugar, salt, shrimp paste, tomato, onion, garlic, and lime juice into a blender, and blend until smooth. Heat vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in the chile puree along with the lemongrass, … Continue reading Sambal Sauce

Bar-B-Que Sauce

Bar-B-Que Sauce Ingredients 1/2 cup ketchup 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 dash hot pepper sauce 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon mustard powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions In a small saucepan over medium heat, stir together the ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, hot pepper sauce, garlic powder, mustard powder, and salt. Bring to a simmer, then remove from heat and allow to cool slightly before brushing on your favorite meat. Continue reading Bar-B-Que Sauce

Bourbon Whiskey BBQ Sauce

Bourbon Whiskey BBQ Sauce Recipe By:Kevin “This is a barbecue sauce recipe using Kentucky bourbon whiskey. For best results, refrigerate for a day or two, allowing the flavors to blend.” Ingredients 1/2 onion, minced 4 cloves garlic, minced 3/4 cup bourbon whiskey 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 tablespoon salt 2 cups ketchup 1/4 cup tomato paste 1/3 cup cider vinegar 2 tablespoons liquid smoke flavoring 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, or to taste Directions In a large skillet over medium heat, combine the onion, garlic, and whiskey. Simmer for 10 … Continue reading Bourbon Whiskey BBQ Sauce

Quick Enchilada Sauce

Quick Enchilada Sauce Ingredients 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons self-rising flour 1/4 cup New Mexico or California chili powder 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce 1 1/2 cups water 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon onion salt salt to taste Directions Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in flour and chili powder, reduce heat to medium, and cook until lightly brown, stirring constantly to prevent burning flour. Gradually stir in tomato sauce, water, cumin, garlic powder, and onion salt into the flour and chili powder until smooth, and continue cooking over medium … Continue reading Quick Enchilada Sauce