Somebody Baste Me!

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Master of the Pit
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SMF Premier Member
Jul 17, 2005
Newark, Vermont
I have used this baste/mop on wild game and domestic meats as well. Mostly for roasting but I feel it would adapt easily to smoking. Have at it folks and let me know what you think, I will be posting in Wild game and elsewhere using this recipe. And as always, this is a starting point. Have you made it better? Lemme know!

Somebody Baste Me!

1 cup Orange Juice
½ cup Dark Brown Sugar (Packed)
¾ cup Real Vermont Maple Syrup (Dark Amber) or Honey
1 Tsp Ginger Powder
1 Tsp Onion Powder
1 Tsp Garlic Powder
¼ Tsp Ground Clove
1 Tsp Finely Minced Ginger Root
1 Tsp Finely Minced Onion
1 Tsp Finely Minced Garlic
½ Tsp Cayenne (Optional)
½ Tsp (or more) Tabasco Sauce (Optional)

Other options:
Start with Pineapple juice
Add 2 oz Lemon Juice
Add ½ cup Dark Beer. A stout preferred.
Adjust seasonings to taste
This is a great baste/mop for wild goose, wild rabbit, bear roasts, venison roasts as well as domestic fowl and it is super on hams and pork in general