Two Quick and Easy Sauces

Pabst BBQ Sauce! Here are two quick and easy barbecue sauces that you can make with simple ingredients that you may already have in the kitchen. The first is from my Kent The Deck Chef Pabst Blue Ribbon Recipe book – which you can download as a PDF on

Pabst BQ Sauce & Baste
From the Pabst Blue Ribbon Recipe Booklet by Kent Whitaker
1/2 can PBR room temp
1/4 cup butter melted

1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1/3 cup apple juice
1 cup ketchup1/4 cup mustard (or more)
1 beef or chicken bouillon cube
1/4 cup vinegar
1 tablespoon brown sugar
Salt and pepper dashes
Dash of hot sauce
Directions: In a large saucepan combine all ingredients and simmer for about 20 minutes on medium low. Cool before serving.

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Texas Honey Mustard
From the Texas Hometown Cookbook by Kent Whitaker and Sheila Simmons
1 cup mayonnaise
3 Tablespoons orange juice
1 Tablespoon half-and-half
3 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 Tablespoons honey
Directions: Combine and chill before serving.

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Kent Whitaker, also known as "The Deck Chef," is a culinary writer and cookbook author. He's also penned Young Reader and History titles. The former winner of the Emeril Live Food Network Barbecue Contest also covers football, motor sports, and bass fishing. Kent currently lives in East Tennessee with his wife, son, and a couple of dogs that love when he fires up the smoker or grill.

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