Jeff and his wife, Meghan Love, have built their Brooklyn-based barbecue spot around bottles of this zesty and tangy condiment, bringing the flavors and honky-tonk vibe of the South to the big city. A subtle smoky finish rounds out a complexly flavored sauce that's "rowdy and reserved... just like a fine Southern Lady." Indeed, the original recipe for Mable's barbecue sauce started in the hands of Jeff Lutonsky's grandmother, at a roadside cafe in Oklahoma.
We've struck liquid gold, and y'all should rush to get your hands on some of this payload.
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Slather Mable's barbecue sauce on pulled brisket and get a classic taste of the South. Use as a thin glaze for grilled cornish game hens. Serve as a dipping sauce to energize regular ol' french fries.
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Ketchup (tomato concentrate from red ripe tomatoes, distilled vinegar, sugar, salt, onion powder, spice, natural flavoring), water, Worcestershire sauce (distilled vinegar, molasses, water, sugar, onions, anchovies, salt, garlic, cloves, tamarind extract, natural flavorings, chili pepper extract), dark brown sugar, liquid smoke flavor, salted butter, white distilled vinegar, salt, garlic powder, black pepper, onion powder, xanthan gum. Comes in a 16 oz bottle. Refrigerate after opening.
- Contains dairy.
- Contains fish.