Eastern North Carolina-Style Barbecue Sauce
This sauce is meant to be tangy and spicy to balance the rich smoked pork.
SERVESMakes about 2½ cups
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
In eastern North Carolina, the barbecue sauce should have a vinegary punch, a bit of spiciness, and plenty of salt. It’s thin enough to soak into finely chopped barbecued pork. Whisking together cider vinegar, Texas Pete hot sauce, salt, pe...