Kansas City BBQ Sauce
In Kansas City, barbecue is slathered with a thick, sweet, smoky, and sticky tomato-based sauce. Bottled sauces aren't bad, but the homemade version is tastier and easier than you think.
SERVES4 to 6 (Makes about 4 cups)
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Our Kansas City BBQ Sauce recipe combines the usual sauce ingredients—ketchup, vinegar, molasses, hot sauce, mustard—with two unexpected ingredients: dark corn syrup and root beer, which give our barbecue sauce the sticky, sweet, and smoky ...