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I miss Texas BBQ sauce!


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I miss Texas BBQ sauce!

LinuxSoCal | | Feb 12, 2009 06:27 PM

Hello Texas chowhounds,

I lived in the Dallas area for many years before finally returning home to Southern California a few years ago. Something I miss like crazy--even though I'm vegetarian and don't use it on meat!--is real, authentic Texas style BBQ sauce. I remember Sonny Bryan's and also Dickey's as two of the BBQ restaurants we used to go to (pre-vegetarian), and I loved their sauce.

I've looked around online for recipes and have actually tried making a couple of them, but they're just...lacking somehow. They came out too red, rather than the brown I remember. And they just didn't taste the way I recall.

Can anyone point me to any recipes that would really duplicate the taste and texture I'm remembering? Anyone know the secret to Sonny Bryan's--or any other good BBQ restaurant's--sauce?

This has turned into something of an obsession so, yeah, I'd appreciate some help!

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