Though barbecue sauce can be used to power tractors or grease slip 'n' slides, it’s best for making beans sing and chickens dance. Start a party on the tongue's floor with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get a four-flavor gift box of your choice of gourmet barbecue sauces from Carolina Gold (a $19.99 value). Tax and shipping is included.
Carolina Gold's locally produced all-natural flavor-makers contain no preservatives, cholesterol, or MSG, and they are recognized by the National Barbecue Association—an infinitely more reliable source than the National Association for Mint Sauce Advancement. Bedeck bare meat with the classic-barbecue, spicy-hot, honey-barbecue, or vinegar-and-pepper sauce. A large list of recipes available on its website acts as a handy guide for newly sauced chefs who might otherwise mistake it for a shampoo instead of the delicious aftershave it was meant to be.