Barbeque sauces can greatly enhance the flavor of food. In some cases, the barbeque sauce can add a very powerful flavor. Others tend to be a bit more subtle. Knowing when barbeque sauces are best used is important to being able to experience what they can add to the flavor of dishes. There are some situations where it is likely to enhance the flavor to use barbeque sauce, but there are other situations where it is likely to detract from the flavor.
Some dishes are better with barbeque sauce, whereas others are not. In general, barbeque sauce tends to go well with red meat, such as steaks. It can also go well with chicken and pork. However, it tends not to go well with some dishes, such as fish and other seafood dishes.
Additionally, there are different types of barbeque sauces to choose from. Some are quite spicy, whereas others are not very spicy. There are also some barbeque sauces that have different flavors, and some of them can even go well with dishes that do not ordinarily have barbeque sauce. For instance, there are white barbeque sauces that are available for fish.
There are times when it is a good idea to cook using barbeque sauce. For instance, it is a good idea to cook ribs with barbeque sauce already added. Most people tend to want sauce with their ribs. In addition, it can also be a good idea to include barbeque sauce in recipes for grilled chicken. It often can greatly enhance the flavor of the food. It also is typically a good idea to add barbeque sauce to pulled pork, prior to serving it. This is also because people tend to want the barbeque sauce with it to begin with, rather than adding it at the table. Even when barbeque comes with the dish, it is still a good idea to have it at the table. This can allow people to put on extra sauce, if they choose to.
With regard to other dishes, such as steak, it is typically a good idea to have the option to add barbeque sauce. However, with regard to steaks and most grilled or pan cooked dishes, it is typically best to have barbeque sauce available rather than having it come with the meal. In some cases, people may want barbeque sauce, but it is best left optional for many foods.