Summer Sauces & Marinades

SUMMER SUMMER SUMMER TIME!!! Summer is in full swing and we love any reason to fire up our grill and create mouthwatering cuisines. Choice meats are important, but so are the sauces. Here are our tips on ingredients to use for delicious

BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders

Sauces and Marinades:


Most sauces and marinades start with a base and hundreds of flavors can be added. Salt and sweet are nice pairs. A roux is used for most cream sauces and gravies. Have fun experimenting with a basic recipe and try new herbs, vegetables and intermingle sauces. Have fun!


Base: teriyaki, roux, tomato

Acidity: lemon, lime, Dijon mustard, vinegar, tomatoes

Sweet: honey, brown sugar, maple syrup, puréed fruit

Salt: salt, chicken broth, fish broth, soy sauce

Heat: chipotles, cayenne, black pepper, red pepper flakes

Flavor: garlic, herbs, onions, ginger, soy sauce

Oils: butter, olive oil, sesame seed oil

Simple BBQ sauce

1c ketchup

1T prepared mustard

1/4c brown sugar

Splash hot sauce

Splash Worcestershire

1/2t liquid smoke

1T water

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