Try Chef Frank's Homemade Honey Barbecue Sauce when you're grilling outside in the summer or cooking inside when it's not so warm out. This sauce makes your ribs, chicken, or steak come alive with the sweet taste of local honey.

Honey Barbecue Sauce

1 c ketchup
1/2 c honey
1 tbsp yellow mustard
1 tbsp season salt
1/2 onion small diced
1 tbsp garlic, fresh chopped
1/4 c brown sugar
1/8 c vinegar
1 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp Italian herb seasoning
1 tsp ground rosemary
1/2 c red wine
1/8 c molasses

Combine ingredients in sauce pan, simmer for 1/2 hour, stirring frequently. Be careful as sauce wants to splatter. Cover between stirs. Great for grilling.

Note: For teriyaki type barbecue sauce add 1/2 c pineapple juice. Cook for longer period to reduce liquid.

This recipe can be used for beef or pork barbecue sandwiches, or grilling any ribs , chops and chicken.

Chef Frank's Honey Barbecue Sauce is a must when having a cookout on the patio, in the park, or the back yard. Honey Barbecue Sauce is made with a ketchup base, your local honey,  and everyday ingredients.