Fire Up the Grill




Smoky and Spicy! In a blind taste test, our staff compared four N.H. barbecue sauces from around the state. Here’s what they thought.Beasley’s Barbecue SauceThis traditional barbecue sauce has a good balance between heat and a sweet smoky flavor. This is a great sauce if you’re feeding a crowd — great for those who want some spice, but not too hot for everyone else to enjoy.

Beasley’s Barbecue Sauce

Original Chicago Slo-Burn (Medium)

16 Eastern Ave.

Amherst

(603) 672-4841

Sold on www.nhmade.com

Amelia Maes & Co.Goodies Barbecue Sauce from Amelia Maes has that wonderful homemade taste. For those who like a sweeter barbecue taste, this is the sauce for you. This version has molasses, brown sugar and just a hint of spice.

Ameiia Maes & Co., LLC

Goodies Barbecue Sauce

916 Province Rd.

Strafford

(603) 664-2472

www.ameliamaes.com

Ledge Top Sugar HouseThe Maple Barbecue sauce from Ledge Top Sugar House stands out from all the rest. Sweet and spicy, this sauce has a much thinner consistency than the others, making it ideal as a marinade or dipping sauce.

Ledge Top Sugar House

Maple Barbecue Sauce

25 Oak St.

Boscawen

(603) 753-4973

www.ledgetop.com

And the Winner Is...Mizuna Market and CaféIt wasn’t easy to pick a winner, but when it came down to it the sauce from Mizuna Café came out on top. It has a little bit of everything — it’s sweet, smoky and packs a nice kick of spice. When heading outside for a backyard barbecue, we recommend you stop in at Mizuna for your sauce supplies.

Mizuna Market and Café

381 Portsmouth Ave.

Greenland

(603) 436-4002

www.mizunanh.com

Calendar

Popular Articles

  1. Is This the Oldest Known UFO Photo? One NH Researcher Finds Out
    Ryan Mullahy, a UFO writer and researcher, set out to either verify or discredit the photo.
  2. Lyme Disease: Separating the Myths From the Medicine
    Lyme disease is here again and stirring controversy
  3. Learn the Basics of Paddleboard Yoga
    Paddleboard yoga is gaining popularity. Get in on this new aquatic trend with tips and advice...
  4. Best of NH 2014 American & Seafood Restaurants
    In this section you'll discover where to find the best steakhouse, creamy and comforting mac and...
  5. Discover the Secrets of Story Land
    An insider’s guide to historical curiosities, forgotten fairytale lore and pre-Disney...
  6. Join Jeff McLean and the NH Rebellion
    Why would people undertake a 150-mile walk from Dixville Notch to Nashua in January? Because they...
  7. A Close Encounter With Betty Hill
    In time for the Exeter UFO Festival happening at the end this month (August 30), David Mendelsohn...