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How to fix barbeque sauce that's too tangy

I just made barbeque sauce and it's way too tangy. I thought the recipe called for too much cider vinegar. Any suggestions on how to take it down a notch?

asked by FrozenFoodie about 5 years ago

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Sam1148
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added about 5 years ago

Add tomato paste mixed with water, or tomato sauce.
Maybe a bit more brown sugar---and a few drops of liquid smoke.

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Dana
added about 5 years ago

Use some pepper with tomatoes

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dinner at ten
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added about 5 years ago

You can directly neutralize some of the acid by sprinkling in baking soda. Do it a little bit at a time and taste in between, though -- it's not hard to overshoot and then your sauce will taste flat.

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