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akp Feb 22, 2010 11:30 AM

What is a good store bought BBQ sauce?

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    fourunder Jul 4, 2011 08:49 AM

    According to Consumers Reports......Very Good and Good:


    1. howlin May 4, 2010 07:09 PM

      cattleboys original.

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        davecrf Apr 16, 2010 06:55 AM


        1. RealMenJulienne Apr 15, 2010 10:41 PM

          Like others have said, Stubbs is the best out of the bottle that I've tried. Spice, sweetness, and thickness are perfect for a bottled sauce.

          If you want to doctor up a sauce, Sweet Baby Ray's is a good canvas to play around with. I like to thin it with apple cider vinegar and add sauteed garlic and chipotle.

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            laliz Apr 15, 2010 01:17 PM

            KC masterpiece

            1. bbqboy Apr 15, 2010 04:47 AM

              roadhouse. Available in some parts of the country at markets too.4 flavors.

              1. mljones99 Apr 14, 2010 06:32 PM

                Stubbs. I miss eating there when I lived in Austin. Luckily the sauces and marinades are pretty easy to find here in Charlotte.

                1. EWSflash Apr 14, 2010 04:13 PM

                  I like Bullseye pretty well, and KC Masterpiece.

                  Stubbs, huh? I'll have to try some.

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                    gfr1111 Apr 14, 2010 02:11 PM

                    Cooks' Illustrated did a taste test recently. They liked Stubbs' and so do I.

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                      SonyBob Mar 6, 2010 06:55 PM

                      I like a combination: about two parts of K.C. Masterpiece and 1 part Alligator Bayou (mail order from any outlet in New Orleans). You might want to experiment with the Alligator Bayou since is has quite a bit of heat.

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                        janniecooks Mar 6, 2010 02:39 AM


                        1. mcf Mar 5, 2010 02:15 PM

                          Depending on your tastes, the only one I buy is this one because it's not sugary/too sweet and I like the flavor:


                          1. elfcook Feb 22, 2010 06:40 PM

                            Sweet Baby Ray's is the go-to in our house for store bought.

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                              Davwud Apr 15, 2010 01:31 PM

                              The Hickory Brown Sugar version is the best. I just picked up 6 bottles while I was down yonder.


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                              fourunder Feb 22, 2010 05:05 PM

                              If you can find it...Ken's Cannonball Barbecue Sauce has the right amount of zip for me. the same company makes Sweet Baby Ray's as well.



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                                m_duggan84 Apr 14, 2010 09:27 AM

                                Can you tell me where I can get the Cannonball because I think it is the best sauce ever but I cant get my hands on any.

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                                  fourunder Apr 15, 2010 03:17 AM

                                  In my area of Northern new jersey, it is available at The Restaurant Depot, a offshoot of Jetro Cash & Carry.



                              2. Midlife Feb 22, 2010 04:55 PM

                                Tried a search to help but then found a list of topics right below your post. Here are two with a larger number of replies:


                                Personally, I like Stubbs, Woody's Cook-in Sauce, and Bone Suckin' Sauce. KC Masterpiece if I'm stuck.

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                                  ScubaSteve Feb 22, 2010 06:06 PM

                                  i second Stubbs. it has a thinner consistency than most, which i like.

                                  1. re: stubbsbbq
                                    ScubaSteve Mar 5, 2010 01:08 PM

                                    de mada mi amigo.

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