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1 cup water (or whiskey if you prefer)
1 cup homemade ketchup (or a clean store-bought variety like Annie’s Naturals brand)
1 cup apple cider vinegar
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup finely chopped onion or 2 TBSP dried onion flakes
1-2 TBSP hot sauce (optional) – look for a brand that contains only “peppers, vinegar, & salt”
Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer uncovered for about 45 minutes, until thickened. Makes 1 1/2 – 2 cups. If you enjoy this recipe, be sure to check out our RECIPES PAGE, too, for more natural deliciousness!