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North Carolina Barbecue Sauce,Eastern-Style
A far cry from what most of the country thinks of as barbecue sauce, this is one for the table to slather over pulled pork

Ingredients:
3/4 cup cider vinegar
1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
1 tablespoon light brown sugar
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes

Directions:
Mix all ingredients together in small bowl, and allow to sit for 15 minutes before using.

As you move east of Raleigh, North Carolina, and toward the Carolina coast, everything changes: eastern Carolinians can't abide tomato-based barbecue sauce. Here, barbecue chefs like to moisten their pulled pork with a sauce that is thin and vinegary, with nary a speck of tomato. It's a far cry from what most of the country thinks of as barbecue sauce. This is one sauce that only makes sense at the table; it doesn't have enough texture to cling to meat on the grill. Makes about 1 cup