Bill's BBQ Sauce
by Celeste Leal • image by Frankie Leal
I think of summer, I think of good times, 4th
of July, and BBQ! But you can’t have BBQ
without Chef Bill’s BBQ Sauce. Chef Bill
Hassett of Masterpiece Catering is going to share
how to make a BBQ sauce that is going to livin’
up your meal, his way. The rich sweet Balsamic
gives a wonderful flavor to this smoky treat.
It’s so good you won’t even need a
1 Med. Onion
(minced or process in processor until minced)
4 Cloves Garlic (minced)
2 T. Olive Oil
1 C. Brown Sugar
3/4 C. Balsamic Vinegar
1 T. Mesquite Seasoning
or 1 T. Liquid Smoke
2 tsp. Thyme
1 T. Tabasco Sauce
1 tsp. White Pepper
1 C. WaterInstructions:
Sauté onion in olive oil about 5 min.
Add brown sugar and balsamic vinegar.
Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 min.
Add ketchup, Tabasco, mesquite (or liquid smoke),
pepper and thyme.
Simmer 15-20 min. Add water to thin as needed.
Use as basting sauce or pass sauce at table as
Chef Bill Hassett has been in the culinary
industry for 24 years and has owned and
operated several restaurants in that time
span. Currently Bill is the owner of Masterpiece
Catering, specializing in everything from
small intimate dinners, Birthday’s,
Wedding’s, Reunion’s, Corporate
Events, Family Gathering’s, Holiday
parties or any other special events that
you may have. Call Chef Bill Hassett today
to reserve your evening with a master of
the trade. 559.393.5147
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