Big Al's KC BBQ Sauce

I like mine just a bit thicker with a little more molasses.

Big Al’s KC BBQ SauceIngredients
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[]2 cups ketchup
[
]2 cups tomato sauce
[]1 1/4 cups brown sugar
[
]1 1/4 cups red wine vinegar
[]1/2 cup unsulfured molasses
[
]4 teaspoons hickory-flavored liquid smoke
[]2 tablespoons butter
[
]1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
[]1/2 teaspoon onion powder
[
]1/4 teaspoon chili powder
[]1 teaspoon paprika
[
]1/2 teaspoon celery seed
[]1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
[
]1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
[]1 teaspoon salt
[
]1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
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Instructions
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[]1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, mix together the ketchup, tomato sauce, brown sugar, wine vinegar, molasses, liquid smoke and butter. Season with garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, paprika, celery seed, cinnamon, cayenne, salt and pepper.
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]2. Reduce heat to low, and simmer for up to 20 minutes. For thicker sauce, simmer longer, and for thinner, less time is needed. Sauce can also be thinned using a bit of water if necessary. Brush sauce onto any kind of meat during the last 10 minutes of cooking.
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Any idea how to convert the measurement of celery seed to ground celery seed? I have the latter, because I’m supposed to avoid seeds.

I’ve heard people complain that “Liquid Smoke” causes gas.

I am not sure about it, because if I’m consuming it, I probably also have a lot of other things that probably cause gas.

BTW, eating your food too fast can cause gas.