Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Another great recipe from my little red book--Fireman's Fire house Cook book. I have used this barbecue sauce for everything--even take a bottle with us on vacation. It tastes great on everything--any meat--you will love this one. You also can make it as mild or hot as you like--a wonderful sauce.


  1. In saucepan add mustard and slowly add vinegar with a whisk keeping mustard from being lumpy.
  2. Then add rest of ingredients, stirring until smooth; let simmer for 2 hours stirring often.
  3. To thicken sauce you can add cornstarch.
  4. Tou can store sauce in a clean mustard bottle and put in frig.
  5. Will keep about a year in frig.
Most Helpful

I have been a chef for over 30 years and when I tried this sauce it blew me away! 2 small changes I made were to hold back the Tobasco until the end and instead of bouillon cubes I used Tone Beef Base from Sam's Club (6 tsps.) and it worked fantastic. Instead of thickening it with cornstarch at the end I used two extra tablespoons of Brown Sugar and then I used the Tobasco to taste. This Recipe definately goes into the Family Cookbook!!

Chef - C.D.M. - C.F.P.P. March 13, 2009

This is the first mustard based sauce I have ever tried, and it will be the last. There can't be a better one than this one! It may just be the only sauceI use from now on. I used light brown sugar since I didn't have dark and it was still GREAT! Thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe with the world.

Bridget Elaine November 29, 2008

Excellent! I've been looking for a mustard-based BBQ sauce that doesn't burn while cooking on the grill. I used this to baste my ribs and served it on the side as well. Rave reviews from all our guests!

Brad Beckwith October 25, 2008