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30 July 2010

Fabulous Friday - Herman T's BBQ Sauce Review and Giveaway!!

Summer time seems to be full of swimming, friends, BBQ's and so much more! In our home, we don't BBQ just during summer months, we BBQ any time of the year, assuming the weather cooperates! Herman T's BBQ Sauce Mix can stand up to all the elements!

Created in the 1950's, by Mr. Herman T. Jones,this sauce has been perfected over the years. Mr. Jones lovingly flavored his sauce with honey and smokey apple wood. As the time passed, his sauce became a huge hit! His grandson was entrusted with the recipe, who able to create the recipe for mass production. This is one sauce, you will not want to miss!

I was quite excited to see this package arrive at my door! However, I was quite shocked to see how compact the packaging was! Upon opening, I thought, "surely this was a mistake". I had envisioned bottles, just like every other BBQ sauce and mix that I have ever encountered! I must say, I absolutely LOVE the was this mix is packaged! So perfect for me!!

Pouches! Who would have thought!! I immediately opened the Original Mild! Oh my heavens! It was mouth watering! I wasn't planning on using any BBQ sauce at all until next week, but I quickly re-arranged my menu schedule! 

Seeing as we are on temporary duty, we didn't bring a BBQ :( So I made meatloaf. My kids LOVE meatloaf, so I was extremely anxious to make and put this sauce to the test!!

Creating my BBQ sauce was very simple. I followed the directions printed clearly on each pouch. I love that it requires ingredients that I always have on hand!

Now, how simple is that?! 

 Herman T's Sauce Mix was a hit...I doubled my recipe for meatloaf, and the entire thing was gone! There wasn't enough! All the kids wanted more! Number 4, doesn't like BBQ sauce at all. Usually I have to leave a section of my meatloaf, well, naked! She always tells me that it is "too spicy". Not this time! She couldn't get enough! In fact, she was quite upset when she was told there was no more. To the point of tears!

Mr. Herman T. Jones, you have my seal approval! If my daughter will eat it with no problems, everyone else will love it! And that's the truth!

Thanks to Herman T's BBQ Sauce Mix and FRN, one of you lucky U.S. readers will be able to win a 2 pack of BBQ Sauce Mix for yourself! Simply make sure that you follow me publicly and then head on over to Herman T's, come back here and tell me something that you learned that wasn't already mentioned! 
*Please make sure you leave me your email so that I can reach you should you win!*

Contest is only open to U.S. residents and will end Tuesday night, August 3rd. Winner will be announced Wednesday August 4th.

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Good luck and happy blogging!

"This post was written for Family Review Network & Herman T's BBQ Sauce who provided the complimentary product in exchange for my honest review"


Kristi Mitchell said...

I read on the site that bbq pork loin is great for the whole family and has amazing flavor.

Here is the recipe:

Pork loin roast roasted with barbecue sauce.

Cook Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes


* 1 pork loin roast, about 5 pounds
* 1/4 cup sugar
* 2 teaspoons paprika
* 2 teaspoons salt
* 1/2 teaspoon pepper
* 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
* 1 teaspoon onion powder
* 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
* 1/2 cup lemon juice (3 to 4 lemons)

Rub the pork with all of your dry ingredients and let sit at least 3 hours. After resting, pour over your lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce. Place on your grill and brown on all sides on medium low heat for 1 hour. Remove from grill and place in oven for another 1 ½ hours. Serve with some fresh made Herman T’s sauce.

Kristi Mitchell said...

I also put this link on my FB page.

Kelli @ writing the waves said...

Now you've got me wanting BBQ! I just checked out the site too and saw a yummy recipe for grilled salmon. I would have never thought to use BBQ sauce on salmon, but the recipe sounds good!

Mom's Place said...

Mom says - Having trouble posting! Herman T was born and raised in Kansas! Sent July 31st. via email.