Frankin BBQ used to be in a trailer that shared a parking lot with a coffee roaster. An espresso barbecue sauce was a natural.
Frankin’s Espresso BBQ Sauce
7 cups ketchup
1 cup water
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/2 cup distilled white vinegar
6 tablespoons brewed espresso
1/4 cup Worchestershire sauce
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon coarsely ground pepper
Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over medium heat for 20 minutes. Let cool, cover and store for up to 3 weeks.