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squirtthecat

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ADA certified BBQ sauce
« on: September 09, 2009, 07:57:04 am »

For the diabetics out there...

http://www.chefhymiegrande.com/

I haven't tried it myself, but it looks like it is available in stores in NY state, and one in Louisville, KY.

I'd be interested to hear if anyone has used it.  I bring 'leftovers' in to the office quite a bit, and we have a diabetic coworker that has to be real careful about hidden sugar content in sauces/rubs.

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Re: ADA certified BBQ sauce
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2009, 12:03:35 pm »
I have never seen them before but would love to try the chipotle and habenero varieties. The sweet one would not be one I would care for. I just do not care for sweet sauces. I'll have to look for them.

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Re: ADA certified BBQ sauce
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2009, 08:30:51 am »
I have some friends with diabetes they tell me they usually substitute sugar for Agave and something else I can't remember but I will have to let them know about these sauces. Thanks for the info Squirt.

squirtthecat

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Re: ADA certified BBQ sauce
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2009, 08:33:58 am »

I've seen Agave at the store a few times now...   It doesn't say how much to use for replacing sugar in a recipe..   Anyone tried this?


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Re: ADA certified BBQ sauce
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2009, 11:56:52 am »

I've seen Agave at the store a few times now...   It doesn't say how much to use for replacing sugar in a recipe..   Anyone tried this?



Not here, never seen it or heard of it before.  ???

squirtthecat

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Re: ADA certified BBQ sauce
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2009, 12:49:13 pm »

The local WallyWorld started carrying it...

This is what it looks like:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000FMZMN8


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Re: ADA certified BBQ sauce
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2009, 02:35:17 pm »
Just tried Agave this weekend while in Central Market.  Vaguely halfway between a maple syrup and a corn syrup taste!


As a diabetic, I really hate marketing like that.  It really pisses me off!  People could get into trouble!  The products may not contain sugar or high fructose corn syrup - but they do contain molasses, tomato paste, agave nectar, beer, Worcestershire sauce, and other "hidden" carbs - all contain sugars of one kind or another or carbs for other reasons.  This guys site says a 2 tsp serving has 8 carbs.  Two tsp of sugar also contain 8 carbs (depending on which table you look in).   - Compare that to Hunts BBQ sauce original - 13g carbs,  Smuckers strawberry preserves - 8g carbs,  Vanilla Ice cream  - 4g carbs.  It might me more "healthy" since no simple sugars and high fructose corn syrup - but hardly "low carb".  His site never  states that they are low carb!

Might be good tasting sauces though - just misleading information!
« Last Edit: September 30, 2009, 03:32:00 pm by Caneyscud »
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Re: ADA certified BBQ sauce
« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2009, 02:46:00 pm »
Agave is about twice as sweet as sugar, but only has 11 carbs per tablespoon, and theoretically you will use half as much. So a 1/2 tablespoon equals 1 tablespoon of sugar. Some rate the degree of sweetness higher.

So if you are making your own sauces take that into account. For baking, it is a little more complicated because you have to take into account the extra liquid. There are two types of Agave, amber and what I call blue (it's not blue, but it comes form the blue agave plant). The blue has a mild after taste.


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Re: ADA certified BBQ sauce
« Reply #8 on: September 30, 2009, 03:35:08 pm »
but it comes form the blue agave plant.

Not putting any ideas in anybody's head but

Blue agave nectar + Ferment + distill = Tequila?????
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squirtthecat

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Re: ADA certified BBQ sauce
« Reply #9 on: September 30, 2009, 03:40:58 pm »
but it comes form the blue agave plant.

Not putting any ideas in anybody's head but

Blue agave nectar + Ferment + distill = Tequila?????

Pretty much...

We were down in Mazatlan, MX last Easter, and we took a couple road trips to neighboring towns.   We drove by field after field after field of this stuff..    And it had the blue tint to it.

That's all I could think about.  1 Tequila, 2 Tequila, 3 Tequila, FLOOR!


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Re: ADA certified BBQ sauce
« Reply #10 on: September 30, 2009, 06:44:29 pm »
Squirt I put about half the amount of agave as a recipe calls for sugar... I have a diabetic friend that turned me on to this... I dunno just saying .
Hope that helps

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Re: ADA certified BBQ sauce
« Reply #11 on: October 01, 2009, 02:49:30 am »
Squirt I put about half the amount of agave as a recipe calls for sugar... I have a diabetic friend that turned me on to this... I dunno just saying .
Hope that helps

That is also the ratio I use.


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Re: ADA certified BBQ sauce
« Reply #12 on: October 01, 2009, 04:43:30 am »

Thanks guys...   I've got that big charity smoke coming up, and I'm going to throw in a big jar of BBQ sauce...   Probably from the Montgomery Inn post that someone had a couple weeks ago. (can't remember who now)