BIG MAMA'S BARBEQUE SAUCE

1 c. tomato sauce
4 c. catsup
1/2 c. vinegar
1/2 c. margarine or butter
1 c. water
1 t. liquid smoke
1 c. maple or corn syrup
2 t. hot sauce
1 t. garlic powder
1 t. onion powder
1 T. sugar
1/2 c. steak sauce
2 T. seasoned salt
1 c. cola
1/4 c. soy sauce
1 t. red pepper, optional

Combine all ingredients in saucepan; mix well and bring to a boil stirring constantly to avoid scorching. Reduce heat and simmer 1 hour stirring occasionally.
(Yield: 2 quarts)

Barbecue Sauce recipe published in our August, 1991 Menu Minder.