Ingredients

  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup yellow mustard
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce (such as Tabasco)
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons hickory liquid smoke
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey

Preparation

Stir together first 11 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Stir in sugar and honey, and bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes. Use immediately, or cool completely, and refrigerate in an airtight container up to 1 week.