Spices & Seasonings - Recipes and Information for Rubs and Seasonings
Rubs make the difference between a masterpiece and just another cookout. Find out the secret ingredients you can use to add a rich, deep flavor you your next barbecue.
Rub Deeper - Meat Rubs beyond the basics
Rubs flavor meat and add a whole new level to cooking. Learn how to make your own rubs and how to make the most of them. There are a couple of tricks to developing the best rub, first on the list, write it down. Now you can experiment all you want. Once you get the basics of rub making down you’ll soon have a cupboard full of them for every meat and every occasion.
Brining is one of the most powerful tools you have to make lean meats moister and add flavor to your cooking whether you are grilling pork chops or roasting a turkey. Salt is the secret to the brine, but there are a few things you need to know about salt before you start mixing your chemicals, after all, not all salt is created equally.
Rub - Definition - Also know as dry rub, wet rub, spice rub
Rub - A rub is a spice and/or herb mixture that is applied to the surface of food before cooking. Rubs can be dry or wet, simple or complex but either way they are a great way to add flavor to food.
Go to Steak Rub
This is my absolute favorite go to steak rub. This recipe calls for Herbs de Provence. If you don't have any on hand, simply use dried thyme, marjoram, rosemary, oregano, or sage, either alone or in some combination to your liking. This recipe makes enough rub for 4 steaks.