Here is a good receipt for a good tangy honey BBQ sauce that is 100% homemade.
Step 1: Tomato Paste Base
Start this receipt with 6 cups tomato paste. Measure it out into a 10 quart sauce pan.
If you have a lot of tomatoes from the garden check out my other inscrutable of how to make homemade tomato paste that you can use in this receipt.
Step 2: Molasses and Vinegar
Add 1 1/2 cups of molasses to the sauce pan.
Also Add 3 cups of apple cider vinegar.
Bring all of this mixture to a simmer and continue to mix.
Step 3: Spice It Up
Add 2 cups of clover honey
5 table spoons of onion powder
4 table spoons of garlic powder
3 table spoons of ground mustard
2 tea spoons of ground cloves
3 tea spoons of black pepper
3 tea spoons of salt
1 cup of brown sugar
mix all of these ingredients for 20 minutes and then prepare to can.
Step 4: Can
Prepare jars and add 1/2 teaspoon of citric acid to each jar.
Fill jars up to 3/4 inch head space and add lids and bands.
Boil in a water bath for the proper time for your area.
In Ohio it is 20 minutes.