Canadian Maple Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Canadian Maple Bourbon BBQ Ribs

4 servings


2 lbs pork spareribs

Gourmet Inspirations Canadian Maple Bourbon BBQ sauce

2 tbsp canola oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cut spareribs into serving size portions, wrap in double thickness of foil, and bake for 1 1/2 hours. Unwrap, and drain drippings. Place ribs in a large roasting pan.
  2. Coat spareribs with Canadian Maple Bourbon BBQ sauce and marinate at room temperature for an hour, or refrigerate overnight.
  3. Brush the grate with oil and heat grill to medium temperature. Place ribs on grill, and cook for 30 minutes, basting with marinade.

Cracked Pepper Beef Burgers with Bourbon BBQ Sauce


2lbs ground beef

2 T dijon mustard

2 T worcestershire

1 t salt

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

3 T coarsely ground black pepper

GI Canadian Maple Bourbon BBQ sauce

6 slices sharp cheddar cheese

6 kaiser rolls, split

Mix all ingredients except pepper,  Gourmet Inspirations Canadian Maple Bourbon BBQ sauce, cheese and rolls.  Shape mixture into 6 patties about ¾ inch thick. Press ¼ T pepper into each side of the patty.  Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours before grilling.

Heat grill.  Grill patties uncovered about 4 inches from medium heat, 12 – 17 minutes, turning once, until no pink remains and juices run clear.  Brush burgers with sauce. Top each patty with cheese slices for the last 2 minutes of grilling.

Appetizer Meatballs with Canadian Maple Bourbon BBQ sauce

2 lbs lean ground beef

2 eggs, lightly beaten

1 cup shredded mozzarella

½ c dry bread crumbs

¼ c finely chopped onions

2 T grated parmesan

1 T ketchup

2 t worchestershire

1 t italian seasoning

1 t dried basil

1 t salt

¼ t pepper

Gourmet Inspirations Canadian Maple Bourbon BBQ sauce


In a bowl, combine the first 12 ingredients. Shape into 1-in. balls. Place meatballs on a greased rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes; drain. Place meatballs in a baking dish and pour Canadian Maple Bourbon BBQ sauce on top. Cover and bake for 30 minutes. Pierce each meatball with a toothpick and arrange on a platter to put the finishing touches on a yummy appetizer dish!