"Plain fresh bread, its crust shatteringly crisp. Sweet cold butter. There is magic in the way they come together in your mouth to make a single perfect bite."--Ruth Reichl

North Carolina BBQ Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for North Carolina BBQ, by , is from Stevens Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary Stevens


For Sauce:
1 stick butter
1 cup cider vinegar
1 large sour pickle minced
1 tablespoon minced onion
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon molasses
salt and pepper to taste.

2 - 3 1/2 lb pork tenderloin
1 tablespoon black pepper
1 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
4 strips bacon.

Make Sauce:
Combine all ingredients except salt and pepper in small sauce pan.
Heat just long enough to melt butter, stirring frequently.
Add salt and pepper to taste. Use as basting sauce while tenderloin is cooking. Add enough of remaining sauce to moisten just before serving.

Combine all the spices. Rub tenderloins with spice mixture.
Wrap bacon around and secure with toothpicks.
I bake in 450 degree oven and baste often with sauce. It calls to be grilled until 160 degrees. Basting twice.
When cool enough pull or hack into bite size pieces.

The vinegar and and sour pickle is what gives it its flavor. It must be a sour pickle.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!