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    Spice Rubs And Pastes

    spice rub blend
    Dry rubs are a mix of spices and dried herbs and they are rubbed into the meat before cooking. They come in a wide range of flavors. The art is creating a blend of harmonious flavors that will complement the meat or veggie. The science is knowing how they will change when subjected to heat.

    Meathead's World Famous Memphis Dust Rub

    Memphis Ribs
    Here's an award winning recipe for classic Memphis style barbecue dry rub that's great on pork, chicken, fish, beef, and veggies. Memphis is know for the dry rub ribs, skipping the sauce is favor of a Memphis rib rub that allows the meat to shine through. This easy recipe makes the only BBQ rub that you'll ever need!

    Big Bad Beef Rub Recipe

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    This flavorful beef dry rub recipe is perfect for seasoning brisket, beef ribs, steak, and more. In Texas, many barbecue joints use plain old salt and pepper, called Dalmatian rub. But beef brisket and beef ribs can handle, and benefit from, a more potent mix of spices. You can make this beef rub in advance and store.

    The Science Of Rubs

    Herb & spice rubs and blends are a great way to bring major flavor to food. But there is a science and art to making and using them.

    Mrs. O'Leary's Cow Crust: The Perfect Beef Dry Rub Recipe

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    Before hitting the smoker or grill with a steak or other beef cut, take it over the top with this delicious wet rub seasoning paste. Packed with herbs, chiles, and other seasonings then blended with oil, this paste is sure to become your go-to for adding flavor to beef.

    Memphis Dry Rub Recipe, Rendezvous-Style

    Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous
    In Memphis it is common for barbecue joints to offer their ribs "dry", without sauce, just a liberal sprinkling of spices and herbs before and after the ribs are smoked. The most revered dry ribs are served at Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous. This recipe is closer to their famous seasoning rub than they are handing out.

    Simon and Garfunkel Spice Rub For Poultry Recipe

    Scarborough Fair Chicken
    The tested recipe for the signature Simon & Garfunkel Spice Blend and Baste is based on parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme, just like the song. Sprinkle it on everything on sight, including chicken, turkey, grilled potatoes, even on the outside of baked potatoes, grilled asparagus, in omelets, and more.

    The Only Fish Rub Recipe You'll Ever Need

    fish rub
    This Marietta's fish rub recipe is a delicious blend of herbs designed to make BBQ and grilled fish shine. Whatever fish is your pleasure, this flavor enhancing herb mix is not the only fish rub in the ocean, but it is sure to become your favorite after giving it a try.

    Dolly's Lamb Rub Recipe

    Dolly's Mutton Rub
    This wonderful spice rub is perfect when looking to amp up the flavor for smoked and grilled lamb. Use it as a dry rub seasoning for lamb or mutton prior to cooking or add liquid to make a flavorful paste for the meat. It also works well as a dry brine, ensuring deep flavor penetration and maximum moisture.

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    We tested The Karubecue C-60 and found it produces perfect smoke consistantly. The results are ambrosia. Those who seek the Holy Grail of Smoke need to know about Karubecue. This brilliant design enables novice BBQ enthusiasts to smoke meat like a wizened Texas pit boss, earning our Platinum Medal.

    Authentic Close To Katz's Pastrami Rub

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    Pastrami depends heavily on the spice blend applied to the cured corned beef. But the distinctive combination of flavors works wonders on goose or duck breast, on pork belly, on beef short ribs to name a few options.

    Creole Seasoning Rub Recipe

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    Creole Seasoning Rub
    This recipe for spicy Creole seasoning is perfect for gumbo, jambalaya, and crawfish etoufee. It also works well rubbed on pork, chicken and turkey.

    Homemade Smoked Almonds With Simon And Garfunkel Rub

    Smoked Simon and Garfunkel Almonds
    Smoked to perfection on the grill and seasoned just right with's popular Simon & Garfunkel rub, these almonds are a crowd favorite. Serve them on their own, use them in salads, or so much more. If you don't have a smoker or grill you can make most of these recipes just fine in your indoor oven.

    Cajun Seasoning Rub Recipe

    Cajun seasoning rub recipe on meat in a food processor
    This spice blend features classic Louisiana flavors like cayenne and allspice, perfect for making andouille sausage, jambalaya, gumbo, and blackened fish. It is also good rubbed on barbecued meats and mixed into burgers.

    How To Cook Venison Ribs

    Smoked Coffee Rubbed Venison Ribs
    Rich and full of flavor, smoked venison ribs are a great change of pace from pork ribs. This mouthwatering recipe begins with a robust coffee-based dry rub before the ribs are smoked on the grill until moist and tender. To finish the ribs, they are served with a complementary coffee-based BBQ sauce.

    How To Cook Mouthwatering Lamb Ribs

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    Smoked Lamb Ribs
    With this simple but flavor rich recipe, feast on succulent lamb ribs that are seasoned with a dry rub and slow smoked until tender. Lamb ribs are grilled low and slow until browned and tender, and then serve them without any sauce to highlight the balance of the slightly gamey meat and the herb scented dry rub.

    Rendezvous Ribs Recipe: Ribs in a Hurry

    rendezvous ribs
    Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous is a Memphis BBQ staple and now you can create their signature dry rubbed ribs at home. Baby back ribs are cooked hot and fast over charcoal, basted constantly with a vinegary mop sauce, and then covered in their seasoning. In true Memphis fashion, there is no sauce on these dry rub ribs.

    Simon & Garfunkel Chicken Recipe

    cooked Simon & Garfunkel chicken
    Grilled chicken has never tasted better thanks to this recipe featuring our amazing Simon & Garfunkel Rub, a wonderful herb based rub that is great on chicken, turkey, and veggies. As with most grilled chicken recipes, we recommend you cut the bird into parts so that you can ensure each is cooked to perfection.

    What is Bark, and Why It Makes Us Howl for More

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    Bark is that sweet, rich, crusty surface on low and slow cooked meat, and for many of us, the best part. It is part pellicle and part spice crust, but how does it form? The Maillard reaction, polymerization, and evaporation are key. Find out how to get better bark on your brisket, ribs, and pork shoulder.

    Love Me Tender Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Recipe

    Slow cooker pulled pork
    Just because you don't have time to fire up the smoker or grill doesn't mean that you can't enjoy full flavored BBQ pulled pork thanks to this simple set-and-forget slow cooker recipe. Cooked indoors over low heat for several hours, the seasoned pork butt emerges moist, flavorful, and fall apart tender.

    Triple C Beef Ribs Recipe

    Smoked BBQ Beef Ribs
    As succulent as brisket but with a ready-to-carry bone, this slow smoked beef rib recipe rivals those served at the top BBQ joints in Texas. Unlike the traditional salt and pepper rub, the beef ribs are seasoned with coffee, cocoa, and chile for a bold burst of flavor that perfectly compliments their smoky beef flavor.

    Chicken Sausage Recipe with Simon & Garfunkel Rub

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    chicken sausage on grill
    Store bought chicken sausage has nothing on this flavorful homemade version featuring our signature Simon and Garfunkel rub. This makes a fine link, but it can also be crumbled and mixed in with a creamy pasta sauce, used as the topping on a white pizza, and made into meatballs for chicken soup.

    Championship Competition Brisket Recipe

    Clark Crew BBQ Competition BBQ Team
    Create award winning smoked brisket thanks to this recipe from top competition BBQ team Travis Clark of Clark Crew BBQ. Travis provides a step-by-step guide to replicating his first place competition brisket recipe including selecting the best brisket, trimming the brisket, seasoning, injecting, smoking, and slicing.

    A Smoked Pastrami Recipe That's Close To Katz's

    meatheads smoked pastrami recipe
    If you've ever wondered how to make pastrami then we've got you covered. Moist, tender, and full of flavor, this is the ultimate homemade smoked pastrami recipe. So what is pastrami? Simply put, it's Jewish barbecue, i.e. corned beef that has been smoked. This is about as close to Katz's pastrami recipe as you'll get!


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