So Dean called me a few days ago and asked me how is awesome BBQ Sauce was selling and I told him that we needed to get the word out so I asked him for the Top % Unique uses of Dean’s STS – Smokin’ Texas Barbecue Sauce cooking sauce. Below is a collection of some of the comments he has gotten from his biggest fans on how they are spicing up their recipes.
Here are the Top 5 uses on some unique uses of Dean’s STS – Smokin’ Texas Barbecue Sauce as mentioned by current fans.
1. Vegetable Cooking Broth – Use 1 part sauce mixed with 1 part water and slowly simmer favorite vegetables as normal.
Compliments of V. Mills, resident of “Serenity”
2. Zesty Meatloaf – Substitute Dean’s STS in place of the ketchup when called for in your favorite meatloaf recipe.
- Compliments of D. McCollough, Atlanta, GA
3. Tangier Homemade Pizza – Mix in “a good portion” of Dean’s STS when creating the marinara sauce to be spread on pizza dough before baking.
- Compliments of G. Rygert, Marietta, GA
4. Ketchup Replacement – This stuff is the ultimate replacement for Ketchup, and is just awesome on burgers. Tangy flavor with just a kiss of heat.
5. Lechón baboy is just better - Dean’s spouse hails from the island nation, Philippines. One of her homeland’s treasured national foods is known at Lechón baboy, a spit-roasted whole hog, fired long and slow in a time honored tradition that results in supernaturally crisp teak-colored skin, yet fall-off-the-bone moist meat entrapped within the skin. We’ve had the local (there’s only one here in the Atlanta area we know of) lechón maker add Dean’s STS to the usual host of Asian spices that the hog is stuffed with before cooking, resulting in quite unique flavor combinations.
Dean’s STS – Smokin’ Texas Barbecue Sauce all natural is a deliberate antithesis of the stereotypical sweet-n-syrupy BBQ sauces found in the major retailers. Not a “boutique” sauce but we can tell you that Dean’s Smokin’ Texas BBQ Sauce is not the typical sauce found at your local grocer.
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Easy Chicken Breasts
We have carried Dennis’ Pineapple BBQ sauce for many years and found that Dennis who is an excellent chef, shares recipes for his products. We love his products, have for a long time now, and just wanted to share this simple recipe for easy chicken breasts. If you want to grill these, make sure you do it low and slow as the BBQ sauce will burn under high heat. No shame in doing it in the oven either, enjoy and thanks to Reva Foods LLC for the recipe!
4 – 6 oz. Chicken breasts
. Place chicken breasts in food safe plastic bag.
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Pigchaser Pineapple Mango BBQ Sauce was a huge winner at the 2012 Gettin Sauced Rewards, winning a 1st place inf the Fruit Bottled Division, taking home first place! Gettin’ Sauced Award’s is a very competitive event and the list of contestants is pretty impressive. Winner of 4 of 5 stars from BBQ Sauce Reviews, this sauce is a winner and we are happy to see that the word is getting out there!
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This is almost a weekly meal in our house. It’s a healthy meal that everyone eats and doesn’t take too long to cook. After you’ve made it once, you’ll never purchase a grocery store rotisserie again! The Grill Friends Porcelain Chicken Sitter Stand heats up and gives way to a moist tender chicken on the inside and yummy crispy skin on the outside.
1 4-5 pound roasting chicken, preferably Amish or Kosher or Organic
3 tablespoons of favorite dry spice rub recipe, divided
Kosher salt and freshly-ground pepper
Liquid to fill Chicken Sitter; water, apple juice, beer, white wine
Grilling Method: Indirect/Medium Heat
Remove neck and giblets and pat dry chicken with paper towels.
Brush chicken all over with oil and season with 2 tablespoons dry rub or simply salt and pepper. Set aside.
Fill Chicken Sitter about ¾ of the way full with any liquid, beer, water, apple juice, white time. Also sprinkle one tablespoon of dry rub inside the Chicken Sitter as well. Place Chicken Sitter in center of cooking grate and move legs apart so the body cavity slides over the top of the Chicken Sitter. The chicken will appear to be “sitting” on the grate.
Cook chicken for 1 – 1½ hours or until the internal temperature registers 165ºF in the breast area and 180ºF in the thigh. Remove from grill and let rest for 10 minutes before carving.
Note: When removing from grate, be careful not to spill contents of Chicken Sitter, as it will be very hot. Use a pair of locking tongs and grab the bottom of the beer can and place on a platter or cutting board to cool.
Recipe adapted from www.elizabethkarmel.com
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Want something really spicy? Combine Grill Friends Double Kabob Skewers and Ravensbark The Firehouse BBQ Sauce to make the perfect appetizer for parties, and family barbecues. The flavor combination is so good you’ll have guests asking for more sauce for dipping!
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Grill Time: 6-8 minutes
24 large raw shrimp
12 strips of thinly sliced bacon
1 large fresh lime
2 cups RavensBark BBQ Sauce – The Firehouse®
Shell and devein shrimp leaving tails on. Wrap each shrimp tightly with one half strip of bacon. Thread shrimp on each skewer so that they lay flat on their sides on the grill. Grill on medium-high heat for 3 to 4 minutes per side until bacon is cooked and shrimp are pink. Squeeze half the lime while on the grill. Remove shrimp to serving platter and squeeze over remaining lime. Brush with RavensBark BBQ Sauce – The Firehouse® .
Ravens Bark hails from Houston, Texas, where barbecue is an art form. Ravens Bark BBQ Sauce was born from a corporate client who was impressed with a homemade BBQ sauce they tasted while having dinner with the Ravens Bark family and asked them to develop it for his customers. This request and a family recipe for homemade sauce became the inspiration for the original flavor, The General. We craft our sauce in small batches, to control quality and insure freshness. You can bet your boots that every bottle is fresh, balanced to perfection and will make you the neighborhood pit master. HFCS Free.