Originally Posted by Goyo626
I got to say baking is MUCH easier than this since everything is based on ratios. My brain is in complete awe of those of you who can create great rubs and sauces through sheer experience and know how. RESPECT.
This is not much different. If you analyze the ratios in most rubs you will find the base ingredients are in about the same ratios, it is what else that is added that will make your rub different.
Sugar, salt and pepper are a good place to start.