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Who Invented Barbecue Sauce?

Who Invented Barbecue Sauce?

  In the book, Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue (University of North Carolina Press, John Shelton Reed and Dale Volberg Reed, authors, © 2008) we learn the history of barbecue in America. John Reed tells us, “Barbecue as we know and love got its start in the Caribbean, of all places. There are descriptions of island barbecues dating back to the 1500s, which would involve cooking a less appetizing variety of meat — we’re talking alligators, lizards, and fish — low ‘n’ slow and basting it with lemon juice and red peppers. “When the Spanish introduced hogs to...

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Welcome To Kenny Bob's

Welcome To Kenny Bob's

Most barbecue sauces are made to make meat taste “like” barbecue. They mask the flavor of the meat it is applied to. I did not want a sauce that tried to make me think hamburger was barbecue (no offense intended, hamburger). So, I set out to create my own.

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Don’t Get Any on Your Forehead…My Saucy Story

My saucy story began in Houston Texas in the early ’80s. I was working as an engineering recruiter for the oil industry.

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