Delicious homemade anti-inflammatory barbecue sauce recipe to brighten up your holiday

Memorial Day is a day to remember those who have died serving our country, but it is also a day that marks the beginning of summer and the vacation season. School is out, people flock outdoors, and cooking on the grill never sounded better.  This is my favorite homemade anti-inflammatory barbecue sauce recipe. I have made it so many times that I don’t always follow a recipe. Even with a little variation, it always turns out delicious. Many people like the convenience of prepackaged sauces; however, they are not only inferior in taste, but are also full of a wide variety of chemicals, additives, preservatives, and excess sugar and salt. Don’t be intimidated. Make your own, and taste the difference.

Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients
  • 4 cups of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry
  • 1/4 cup mustard
  • 1/2 Tbsp mustard seed
  • 1 Tbsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Tbsp paprika
  • 1 Tbsp onion powder
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic
  • 1 tsp cayenne
  • 4 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • honey to taste
  • salt to taste
  • 1 Tbsp molasses (optional)
Directions
First prepare meat by trimming away any excess fat. Combine all the ingredients together (excluding the sherry), adjust the amounts to personal taste, bring to a boil, now add the sherry (this helps to keep the flavor), and simmer for at least an hour. Use half the barbecue sauce to marinate the meat for at least 4 hours or overnight. Save the rest of the sauce to baste while cooking and for the finished meal. If grilling ribs, cook meat slowly on low heat. The best things take time. The meat could be cooked in 1-2 hours, but it would be ideal to slow-cook it for 2-4 hours. Meat is done when it reaches an internal temperature of 150 degrees for pork and 165 for poultry.
#AntiInflammatoryBBQSauce #TasteofSummer #HomeMadeGoodness