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Apr 7, 2009 06:05 PM

Sweet Baby Ray's Barbecue Sauce

I've heard this was the mother of all barbecue sauces... Where do I get some? Do I have to mail order it?

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  1. I like it. I buy it in Ney York State. I haven't seen it here. Some specialty shops might have it.

        1. re: SocksManly

          No. It is not in the Ajax location, so it may not be in Canada, with required bilingual labels.

            1. re: duckdown

              Yeah, not in Canada. Duck833 is from Scottsdale. Dunno why he was so sure we could get it in Canadian Costcos.... Maybe he didn't realize this was a thread from the frozen north...

              1. re: redearth

                I bought some when I was in Chicago, it's OK but nothing special.

        2. I guess I'll take some other barbecue sauce recommendations while I'm here...

          I do make my own sometimes, but it's a bit of work.. I need a few bottles of whatever in my fridge too

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          1. re: SocksManly

            It's not exactly BBQ sauce, but if you can find Ted Reader's World Famous BBQ Fire Roasted Tomato Catch-up Sauce, I assure you, it's the s%#t! I get mine at European Meats, on Jutland, when they have it... It definitely resembles a BBQ sauce, but, sadly, only comes in little jars. It's some mighty tasty stuff, golly gee whillikers!!

            1. re: SocksManly

              There is a full supply of Ted Reader sauces in large Metro stores. I haven't tried them, but they come in small bottles and are fairly costly.

              I get sauces and rubs from Buster Rhino's, in Whitby. You can sample them on the take out brisket or ribs. They are all made in back, from proven recipes.

              Buster Rhino's
              2001 Thickson Rd S, Whitby, ON L1N, CA

            2. This stuff is THE best. At least as far as large commercial sauces go. I've hooked a few people with this stuff.
              They have a few different flavours but I prefer the Hickory Brown Sugar myself.

              I don't think you can find it here in Canada but I'm heading down yonder in a couple weeks and can bring you back some if you like. It's about $2 $2.50 US/bottle.

              As far as recomendations, the best sauce I've found up here is the PC Smokin' Stampede sauce.


              1. I sent the company an email, and got this response:

                "Good Morning,
                Ken's Foods the makers of Sweet baby Ray's does not ship any of their
                products outside the United States.
                Patricia Ajemian
                Ken's Foods
                United States. "

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                1. re: redearth

                  I just happened to stumble on a supply of SBR at a butcher shop in St George. The label itself says "Product of USA Imported by Danvin Inc." which is based in Montreal. The label and ingredients has all verbage in both official languages - and not the stick on after type that you see on some products. Price was $4.29 a bottle.

                  1. re: redearth

                    That's because they don't use sugar. First ingredient - High fructose corn syrup.
                    So sad. It used to be my favorite bbq sauce up until about two months ago when I started actually reading the ingredient lists on the foods I buy my family.

                    1. re: redearth

                      Well SBR is available in the Don Mills Valumart so they must have changed their policy in the interval. It has been a few years.