The French may have given the world bordelaise, hollandaise and demi-glace, but America gets the credit for barbecue sauce. "French sauces are great, but they're not much fun," says Steven Raichlen, whose decidedly fun Beer-Can Chicken: And 74 Other Offbeat Recipes for the Grill includes barbecue sauce recipes with ingredients such as black cherry soda, prune juice and Belgian beer.
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