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Kansas City meets Carolina BBQ Sauce

June 16, 2015

Kansas City meets Carolina BBQ Sauce combines the best of both worlds in one sauce. Sweet yet a little spicy with the addition of mustard and other ingredients. This sauce will blow your mind!

The lifelong feud of the Kansas City BBQ Sauce VS Carolina Style BBQ Sauce continues, as it has since the beginning of BBQ Sauces being marketed. Kansas City Barbecue Sauce or Carolina style Barbecue Sauce lovers say the two shall never meet. They are not married to me now, are they?

Today was the day to end the BBQ dispute in our household by compromising my usual favorite recipe for BBQ Sauce. Yes, by now, most of you know I am a Kansas City BBQ sauce girl, and that darn husband of mine is a Carolina Style BBQ monster, I mean guy. Did I say that? OK, yes, I did, but of course, in good fun.

 

 

Kansas City meets Carolina BBQ SauceI wondered what would happen If I just changed things up a little and just gave him his mustard base, sigh yet I would be missing my tomato base, wouldn’t I? Oh, my sweet, dark, beloved BBQ sauce, how I would cut that deliciously comforting flavor today. Or would I? Not on your life, sister!

I decide in every marriage or relationship. There must be some form of compromise to keep the heavenly peace from above. So what would it hurt if I joined his flavors with my flavors? I decided not to say a word for fear the usual disagreements on BBQ sauce would be in full force. I just decided to have my Kansas City Style meet his Carolina Style BBQ sauce and see if they might form a bonding relationship of tastiness, so my journey began.

I sat down, looking over my usual suspect recipe, and instantly, I had the solution to our long battle over the BBQ styles, there would be World Peace, love, devotion, and hopefully, yes, hopefully, yumminess and none of his manly complaining across my lovely glass table. Tonight, I would become super wife, saving myself from the comments of that husband of mine about his Carolina BBQ Sauce.

 

 

 

Kansas City meets Carolina BBQ Sauce

  • Two and 1/2 tablespoons of chili powder

  • One teaspoon of fresh ground black pepper

  • One teaspoon of Hungarian paprika

  • One teaspoon of kosher salt

  • The zest of 1 orange

  • One cup of quality ketchup

  • One cup of honey mustard

  • One cup of yellow mustard

  • 1/2  of a cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1/4 of a cup Worcestershire sauce

  • The juice of 4 fresh lemons

  • 1/4 of a cup A-1 steak sauce

  • 1/8 of a cup of molasses

  • 1/2 of a cup of natural honey

  • Two tablespoons of hot sauce

  • One cup of brown sugar lightly packed

  • Three tablespoons of authentic olive oil

  • One medium onion diced

  • Five cloves of garlic minced

 
 

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a glass bowl, combine the chili powder, fresh ground black pepper, kosher salt, and the zest of 1 orange.

  2. In a large bowl, mix the ketchup, honey mustard, yellow mustard, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, freshly squeezed lemon juice, A-1 steak sauce,  molasses, natural honey, hot sauce, and lightly packed brown sugar.

  3. Over medium heat, warm the authentic olive oil in a large saucepan. Add the minced onions and sauté them until translucent, about 5-6 minutes. Press the garlic cloves, add them to the onion and cook for another minute.

  4. Add spices from the small bowl to the pan, then add all the wet ingredients.

  5. Simmer over low heat for 10-15 minutes uncovered.

  6. Place in refrigerator overnight to let flavors come through.

 

 

 

 

Suggested recipes to try:

  • Kansas City Style Homemade Barbecue Sauce is a deliciously sweet, smoky, tangy sauce, and perfect for barbecued chicken, pork, and even beef. If you love a great Kansas City Style sauce you’ll love how easy it is to make in about 30 minutes combining ketchup, mustard, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce,  lemon juice, steak sauce, Tamarind paste,  dark molasses, honey, oil,  hot sauce, and brown sugar, and liquid smoke with a perfect amount of spice added.
  • Southern Chow Chow will take you a step back in time to Granny’s kitchen. From Kentucky to Florida and most areas in between, this tangy, sweet, and spicy Southern relish is a beloved topping for so many foods.
  •  Cajun Gravy is made with pure Acadian love from a rich amber-colored roux made with bacon drippings, butter, The “Cajun Holy Trinity” of celery, bell peppers, onions, garlic, seasoned with Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning, Worcester sauce, Crystal hot sauce, and dried herbs.

 

 

Kansas City meets Carolina BBQ Sauce

Kansas City meets Carolina BBQ Sauce

hmccallum
Kansas City meets Carolina BBQ Sauce combines the best of both worlds. Sweet yet a little spicy with the addition of mustard and other ingredients.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Servings 12 People
Calories 226 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 ½ tablespoons Chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Hungarian Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper
  • 1 Orange Zested
  • cups Organic Ketchup
  • 1 cup Honey Mustard
  • ½ cup Yellow Mustard
  • ½ cup Organic Apple Cider Vinegar
  • ¼ cup Organic Honey
  • ¼ cup A-1 Steak Sauce
  • 2 Lemons Juice of
  • 2 tablespoons Molasses
  • 2 tablespoons Hot Sauce your brand
  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 small Onion Diced
  • 5 cloves Garlic Minced

Instructions
 

  • In a glass bowl, combine the chili powder, fresh ground black pepper, kosher salt, and the zest of 1 orange.
  • In a large bowl, mix the ketchup, honey mustard, yellow mustard, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, freshly squeezed lemon juice, A-1 steak sauce, molasses, natural honey, hot sauce, and lightly packed brown sugar.
  • Over medium heat, warm the authentic olive oil in a large saucepan. Add the minced onions and sauté them until translucent, about 5-6 minutes. Press the garlic cloves, add it to the onion and cook for another minute.
  • Add spices from the small bowl to pan, then add all the wet ingredients.
  • Simmer over low heat for 20 minutes uncovered.
  • Place in refrigerator overnight to let flavors come through.

Notes

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Nutrition

Serving: 01Calories: 226kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 1gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 965mgPotassium: 211mgFiber: 2gSugar: 35gVitamin A: 623IUVitamin C: 18mgCalcium: 47mgIron: 1mg
Keyword BBQ Sauce, Carolina BBQ Sauce, Kansas City BBQ Sauce
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10 Comments

  • Reply
    Denise Fla
    September 13, 2016 at 7:05 pm

    Just found your blog and have spent hours on it, loving! My husband and I are also at odds with bbq sauces. We are originally from the northeast but have become Florida transplants. I like the mustard sauces and he likes the ketchup sauces. Recently, we were having guests for dinner and I had a lot of defrosted ribs. I smothered them with dijon mustard then put on my dry rub. Slow roasted in the oven and transfered to grill. Used a ketchup based bbq sauce on grill. We’re told by many that they were the best ribs they had ever had. Some were even from Texas. In the end, there were no ribs left just ribeye steaks. Keep up the recipes and fabulous stories.

    • Reply
      Heidy L. McCallum
      September 13, 2016 at 8:07 pm

      Thank you, Denise, I am so happy you were able to find recipes you enjoyed. LOL I am laughing over the fact I am not the only one who agrees to disagree on bbq sauce too! Thank you, for making me smile today.

      Heidy

  • Reply
    Catherine
    June 19, 2015 at 7:44 am

    I never knew realized serious BBQ sauce battles could get…but I love the compromise. This sounds like a fantastic fusion of both. xo, Catherine

    • Reply
      Heidy L. McCallum
      June 21, 2015 at 9:06 pm

      Oh, yes Catherine there’s always the BBQ Battle of which has the best flavor, and depending on your tastes it makes a BIG difference.
      Thanks for dropping by
      Heidy

  • Reply
    Sarah's Attic of Treasures (Includes Stories From Our Neck Of The Woods)
    June 17, 2015 at 7:36 pm

    Reblogged this on Sarah's Attic Of Treasures ( Will Include Posts From Our Neck Of The Woods) and commented:
    We both love different BBQ Sauces. Check this version out. I will be making it soon.

    • Reply
      Heidy L. McCallum
      June 21, 2015 at 9:07 pm

      Thanks so much for the reblog Sarah
      Have a blessed day
      <3
      Heidy

  • Reply
    Sarah's Attic of Treasures (Includes Stories From Our Neck Of The Woods)
    June 17, 2015 at 7:35 pm

    Danny and I like different BBQ sauces. I will also mix and match them.
    I am not a pineapple fan but we even tried a Hawaiian version and it was really good. “I will e trying this recipe.

    • Reply
      Heidy L. McCallum
      June 21, 2015 at 9:07 pm

      It was really good, and believe it or not he actually enjoyed it and kept his mouth closed!
      Epic win for Heidy!!!

  • Reply
    smalltowngirl
    June 17, 2015 at 3:50 pm

    I did not know there was a feud of BBQ sauces! Sounds heated. At any rate this blend sounds amazing!! Can’t wait to try it! Yummers!

    • Reply
      Heidy L. McCallum
      June 21, 2015 at 9:08 pm

      Thanks for dropping by, ooh yes that battle can be scary at times 😉
      <3
      Heidy

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