If you needed an excuse to extend the grilling season, here it is. This recipe makes 3 quarts of sauce.
Schaefer Beer-B-Cue Sauce
vintage recipe from 1961 Schaefer beer cookbooklet
1 can (12 oz.) Schaefer beer
2 bottles (14 oz. each) ketchup
1 bottle (12 oz.) chili sauce
2 tbsp. freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
1/3 cup prepared mustard
1 tbsp. dry mustard
1 1/2 cups wine vinegar
1 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup thick bottled steak sauce
Dash Tabasco sauce
1 tbsp. soy sauce
2 tbsp. salad oil
Minced or crushed garlic
Combine all ingredients except the garlic. Pour into pint jars. This sauce may be stored for several weeks in the refrigerator or longer in the freezer. About an hour before using the sauce, add the garlic, if desired. Makes about 6 pints.
Retro dad required appropriate equipment — and clothing — for serious backyard barbecuing.
"These briquettes are hot. You kids go play somewhere else."