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It’s North and South’s Erin Stoesz who mentions the truth most of us already know—the concept of “Wisconsin Hot.” Here in the mellow Midwest, our tender tongues sometimes fear the upper end of the heat index. But don’t miss out on the hot and interesting local sauces that elevate the barbecue experience in Wisconsin.
Sweet and Tangy
The Thirsty Goat’s Sweet and Tangy Sauce: Chef Jeff Whitford claims he’s not much of a sauce guy, but honestly, dude, you could have fooled us. This sauce balances sweetness and kick with the grace of a goat on a grass roof.