“Daddy” Bruce’s Barbecue Sauce

July 31, 2022

“This is the sauce of “Daddy” Bruce Randolph Sr., a legendary barbecue man in Denver, Colorado, who is profiled in chapter 7...."

Directions

Heat ingredients to dissolve the sugar and bottle. This sauce improves with time and shaking.

From BLACK SMOKE: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue by Adrian Miller. Copyright © 2021 by Adrian Miller. Used by permission of the University of North Carolina Press. https://uncpress.org/

Ingredients

1 cup catsup

1/2 cup Louisiana-style hot sauce

3/4 cup Worcestershire sauce

2 cups vinegar (apple cider or white)

4 cloves garlic, chopped

1 cup brown sugar

1 tablespoon salt

1/2 tablespoon black pepper

1/2 cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed

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