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Fire up the Grill: Succulent BBQ Sauce


BBQ Season is upon us! Well, it's California, so it's always a great time to fire up the grill.

In this installment, we're featuring succulent BBQ sauce, a tasty addition to add to your outdoor cooking repertoire.


Fire up the Grill: Succulent BBQ Sauce

  • Yield - 2 cups
  • Prep Time - 10 minutes
  • Cook Time - 30 minutes


  • 1 bottle Raspberry Lemonade Sparkling ICE
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 fresh jalapeños, minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 4 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • One 6 oz. can of tomato paste
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Liquid Smoke
  • 3 tablespoons scotch, whiskey, or bourbon (optional) 


  • Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan and add the onion, garlic, and jalapeño.  Lightly sauté on a low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Add the tomato paste, ketchup, and mustard to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes stirring continuously.
  • Pour 1 bottle Raspberry Lemonade Sparkling ICE to the saucepan and stir until all ingredients are combined.
  • Add balsamic vinegar and liquid smoke.  Simmer for 25 minutes.
  • Before you strain the sauce, mix in 3 tablespoons of your favorite scotch, whiskey, or bourbon (optional).
  • Push sauce through a fine mesh strainer.

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