CoolBrew Coffee Barbecue Sauce

Yields about 1 pint. Recipe is from New Orleans Coffee Co. Inc.

½ lb. bacon, chopped

1 medium onion

8 cloves garlic, minced

4 plum tomatoes, chopped

2 tbls. Barbecue Spice Mix (see recipe)

½ cup Original CoolBrew Coffee Concentrate

4 tbls. Worcestershire sauce

2 cups ketchup

1?3 cup apple cider vinegar

3 tbls. brown sugar

1. Heat a heavy pot over medium heat. Once hot, add the bacon. Stir while cooking the bacon until browned and crispy.

2. Add the onion, garlic, tomato and spice mix. Continue cooking and stirring for 5-10 minutes or until the onions begin to soften. Add the remaining ingredients and reduce heat to a low simmer. Cover and cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve warm with pork, chicken or beef.

Barbecue Spice Mix

Makes about 1 cup. Recipe is from New Orleans Coffee Co. Inc.

2 tbls. sea salt

2 tbls. dark brown sugar

1 tbl. celery salt

1 tbl. paprika

1 tbl. cracked black pepper

2 tsps. ground cumin

2 tsps. garlic powder

2 tsps. mustard powder

1½ tsps. ground cayenne pepper

In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients. Store in an airtight container. Seasoning mix can also be used as a rub for ribs, chicken and other meats.