Summer BBQ Foodie Must-Haves

Impress your family and friends with a savory barbecue sauce this summer. Each one brings their own flair to the grill. Have a finger-licking goodtime!


Montgomery Inn Barbecue Sauce

Homemade goodness in a bottle – this original barbecue sauce exudes a vinegar aroma that excites the palate. The garlic and spices complement the sweet molasses that please the taste buds. It contains no high fructose corn syrup which will make everyone happy.

Size: 18 oz. | 28 oz.
Retail Price: $2.49 | $3.49
Available: and other fine retailers



Rufus Teague Whiskey Maple

Don’t let the smell of tomatoes in this flask-shaped bottle fool you. This grown-up barbecue sauce offers a sweet-tangy flavor with a hint of whiskey in every drop. The delicate, spicy aftertaste confirms the notion that Kansas knows barbecue.

Size: 16 oz.
Retail Price: $4.99 and $5.99
Available: and other fine retailers


The Shed BBQ Southern Spicy Sweet

This barbecue sauce lives up to its name. The sweet smokiness comes dark and thick. The spice lingers on the tongue while waiting for the next piece of meat. A little goes along way, so slather on lightly.

Size: 15 oz.
Retail Price: $3.99
Available: and other fine retailers

Kroger Caribbean Spice Barbecue Sauce

This barbecue sauce holds its own in the zest department. It pours thin and smooth with a fragrant of an island cookout. It presents bold spices with a subtle sweetness like jerk seasoning – perfect for those looking for something different at the store.

Size: 17 oz.
Retail Price: $1.19
Available: Kroger

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Rekaya, aka The Food Temptress, is a freelance journalist, author and co-host of the sports podcast “Black Girls Talk Sports.” She has written content for Amtrak, Writer’s Digest Books and various lifestyle magazines. She also has penned seven books in multiple genres. In her spare time, she enjoys developing recipes and exploring Virginia’s 200+ wineries.