Question by southernserendipiti: What is the purpose of vinegar in a barbecue sauce recipe?
Is it for tanginess, or is there another purpose? I tried a new barbecue sauce recipe last night - and it turned out that the recipe called for way too much vinegar. It still smells like the night before Easter in my house. Is there something else I can substitute and still get the same apparent flavor? Or, can I reduce it without compromising the sauce?
gojenni: You asked how much vinegar the recipe calls for -- for one