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Barbecue Sauce ( Uncle Shel's Big Red Badlands ) Recipe


1 tb Butter
1/4 c Sweet onions -- diced
1 tb Garlic -- minced
1 tb Fresh hot chili pepper --
1/2 ts Fersh ginger -- minced
1 tb CalTex Chili powder
1/2 ts Toasted cardamom -- ground
1/8 ts Celery seed
15 oz Tomato puree
1 1/2 tb Vinegar
1/3 c Molasses
1 tb Liquid Barbecue SmokeAE
1/2 c Orange juice

Saute the onions and garlic over medium-low heat for about 5 min.
being careful not to burn butter. Add the fresh chili pepper and the
ginger, and saute for about 2-3 more min. Then add the CalTex Chili
powder and the cardamom, and continue to cook 2-3 min. Remember keep
the heat low so nothing burns. Add the celery seed and tomato sauce,
increase the heat until the sauce almost boils, reduce the heat to
medium and stir in the vinegar and the molasses. Stir untilheated
through, add the liquid smoke and remove sauce from heat. Let sauce
steep for awhile and after about 4-5 min. add the orange juice. Pour
everything into a blender until till you reach the desire smoothness.
Serve hot asw a table sauce. This is not for basting , except during
the last few min. of cooking. serve hot.

NOTES : See CalTex Chili Powder recipe. NOT A BASTING SAUCE