South Carolina Barbecue Sauce and Kansas City Sauces
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Recipe type: Condiment, Sauce
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Serves: 12
 
You're sure to please everyone in the crowd with these dueling sauces; Sticky, sweet, smoky, tomato based Kansas City Sauce and tangy, spicy, zippy, mustard based South Carolina Sauce. What's your favorite?
Ingredients
Ingredients for South Carolina Barbecue Sauce:
  • 1 cup prepared yellow mustard
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • ¾ cup cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon soy sauce or Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon liquid smoke
Ingredients for Kansas City Style Sauce:
  • 1 cup good quality ketchup
  • ¾ cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1½ Tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • ¼-1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, according to heat preference
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
To Make South Carolina Barbecue Sauce:
  1. Stir together all ingredients except the soy sauce, butter and liquid smoke in a heavy-bottomed saucepan.
  2. Simmer 30 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent scorching.
  3. Add the soy sauce, butter and liquid smoke and stir well.
  4. Return to a simmer over low heat and cook another 10 minutes, stirring often.
  5. Cool to room temperature before transferring to a jar or squeeze bottle.
  6. Store, tightly lidded, in the refrigerator.
To Make Kansas City Style Barbecue Sauce:
  1. Combine all ingredients in a heavy-bottomed saucepan and bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally, over medium heat.
  2. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent scorching.
  3. Cool to room temperature before transferring to a jar or squeeze bottle.
  4. Store, tightly covered, in the refrigerator.
Notes
Both of these are fresh sauces, meaning they are best made within a couple of days of their intended use. They will store well in the refrigerator for up to two weeks, but are not tested for home canning.
Recipe by Foodie With Family at http://www.foodiewithfamily.com/2010/03/01/barbecue-style-pulled-pork-sliders-south-carolina-barbecue-sauce-and-kansas-city-sauce/