Peking Barbecue Sauce

Serving: 10

Preparation time: 5 minutes

1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce

1/2 cup low-sodium ketchup

1/3 cup honey

3 cloves garlic or 3/8 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon dried basil

Combine all ingredients together. That’s it! Store,covered in fridge. Nice on chicken, pork, beef, salmon, etc.

Per serving: 56 calories; 14g carbohydrates; 483mg sodium

With the thermometers soaring up through the 90s, it’s time to get out of the kitchen!

So what is the traditional thing to do? Go outside and barbecue. Somehow that doesn’t make sense. But, that’s what we do.

It most likely started with a cave man grilling rack of tyrannosaurus rex — making it obviously a guy thing. So, I say let them do it! I stay inside with a nice cool glass of chardonnay until

Old What’s His Name gets it done. Then, we eat in the air-conditioned dining room.

Having an assortment of pre-made sauces gives variety to the griller, so he can choose barbecuing beef, chicken, pork — or T-rex with a different sauce every time.