Question on Finishing Sauce

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Master of the Pit
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Jun 20, 2007
Troy AL
In SoFlaQuer finishing sauce recipe he uses cider vinegar, the only
vinegar I find around here with cider in the name is apple cider vinegar,
is this the same thing?
Me too !!!!!!!
Just so you know, cider venegar = apple cider vinegar

Never seen any other type of cider vinegar before, but when people say cider vinegar, they mean apple.
i use red wine vinegar. i made it with the red wine vinegar the first time. the second time with apple cider vinegar. i prefer the red wine vinegar myself.
I use 4 or 5 fresh squeezed lemons instead of vinegar improves the taste 10 fold IMHO. Adding a Lime works well too. Add a half of an orange is real good for poultry. A little pineapple juice is real good with pork.

Get creative, experiment you'll be surprised!

In a pinch you can use bottled Italian dressing for a base. If you have nothing else around use Italain dressing with a bit of bottled BBQ sauce to taste it works!
Italian Dressing is a great lifesaver. On more than one occasion I've baked chicken in a pool of it and it's always come out great.
Stuffed my yardbirds with apples, oranges, and onions (small quantities) once, just to try. Did the DJD poultry rub and spritzed with AJ. Laura and friends loved it. Like DJD stated, try it....get creative. To me, that's what smoking/cooking is. If it does'nt work, you have great sandwich spread!
Before you buy it, READ THE LABEL!! Make sure that it reads apple cider vinegar. Some of the "cheaper" priced stuff is actually "apple cider" flavored vinegar and will say so on the label. There is a big difference in the quality and the taste. is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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