Texas Style Bbq Sauce
1/2 lb pickling spices
1 teaspoon whole cloves
1 each medium onion, chopped
2 each stalks celery, chopped
36 oz ketchup
1/2 cup chili sauce
1 quart water
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1 tablespoon dry mustard
1/2 cup worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
1/4 tablespoon garlic, powder
1 tablespoon salt, to taste
1 tablespoon tabasco
2 tablespoon lemon juice

Tie pickling spices and cloves loosely in cheesecloth bag. Combine all ingredients in a heavy pot; heat to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer slowly, about 1 1/2 hours. Remove from heat; cool partially. Remove spice bag. Pour mixture into blender and blend until smooth. Cover until ready to serve.

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