Nick's Rib Sauce Clone

Course : BBQ Sauce
Serves: 1
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---part 1---
2 cups canned diced tomatoes -- (16 oz)
28 ounces Heinz ketchup*
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
1 medium lemon - fresh dice fine**
1 medium one orange - meat only - remove seeds
3 tablespoons grape jelly---
1 tablespoon common yellow mustard
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons Mexican oregano
1/2 teaspoon sage
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon red pepper
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 teaspoon sweet paprika
1/2 teaspoon marjoram
---part 2---
1 1/4 cups white vinegar
1 1/2 cups water
1 cup dark brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1/4 cup olive oil -- (4 tbs)
1/4 cup margarine -- (4 tbs)
1 tablespoon Louisiana hot sauce

Preparation / Directions:

* add the Worcestershire sauce to clean out the bottle. The bottle can be used to store part of the final product. ** quartered, rind and all replicates the fine yellow-orange, all zest of fragments found in nick's rib sauce and it's unique taste *** or one cup of fresh white seedless grapes diced) Part I: KEY: Combine above ingredients and reduce to about one half original volume ~ thick and gooey. This may take about 5 hours. Cover the pan with a splatter screen or you'll be sorry. Just before proceeding with Part II, remove the bulk ingredients (lemon, orange and larger pieces of diced tomato) by straining through a French fry basket. PART II: Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Continue cooking to reduce the sauce to desired consistency. This is actually a dipping sauce and should be thinner than regular BBQ sauce. Serve very "HOT" on the side for dipping, or pour generously over ribs, butterfly pork loins or chicken. NOTE: The butcher at PIO's watched this being made in the basement of Nick's long ago. His memory was not clear but he was sure they used a high grade ketchup as the base. They filled a large container and slowly reduced the volume to approximately one half of the original volume. He mentioned sage and oregano as spices - maybe thyme. He was certain they used brown sugar. Also - he reported that he knew they buy large volumes of white vinegar. All the rest above is a

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