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Unread 12-29-2011, 01:31 PM   #1
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Hi Brethren,
I am going to be getting 1 pound of the Oakridge BBQ rub from Kcmike.
Any recommendations on what I should choose ?

Thanks for all advice in advance!
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If you can only choose one, and If you cook/grill a lot of beef like Redhot and I do, I'd go for the Santa Maria.
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If you can only choose one, and If you cook/grill a lot of beef like Redhot and I do, I'd go for the Santa Maria.

Great suggestion, it's also great on chicken. I have also heard great things about his Secret Weapon. Another option would be to get the sample pack first, then make an educated choice.
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i got the beef and pork, and its awesome. i think the secret weapon is next
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I've got a pound each of the Santa Maria and the Habanero Death Dust. Both are absolutely amazing!
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I got the secret weapon and realy like it.
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depends what you're looking for.

for "BBQ" i'd go straight to secret weapon. i.e, ribs, butts, chicken, or even brisket.

like others said, if you're looking for a specialty type rub, try santa maria or death dust.

the beef and pork rub is good and similar to secret weapon, but SW has noticeably extra spark to it.
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I do cook allot of steaks (rib-eye) and pork ribs so I think it's going to be between the Santa Maria Steak Seasoning and Competition Beef & Pork Rub. I would love to try the Secret Weapon Pork & Chicken Rub but I do Q more beef and pork then I do chicken.

Anyone have a favorite between the two ? Santa Maria Steak Seasoning and Competition Beef & Pork Rub.
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put salt and pepper on your ribeyes and get the secret weapon for your pork.

or try one, then when you run out try the other, pick your own fave.
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SW has noticeably extra spark to it.
When you say extra spark do you mean spicy ?
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I'm on my third 1 3/4 pound bag of beef and pork comp rub. Its amazing! Goes great on spares and chuckies. Death dust is killer too.
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naw, not particularly. i mean depth, complexity, and sharpness to the flavor profile.

don't get me wrong, comp beef and pork is quite good, it's just that secret weapon "goes to eleven" let's say.
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The Comp. beef and pork is really good on brisket. It makes a great bark on it. But all of them are pretty good.
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put salt and pepper on your ribeyes and get the secret weapon for your pork.

or try one, then when you run out try the other, pick your own fave.
I have been making my rubs at home for my steak and ribs and have been very happy with them.

I might be better off with the secret weapon.
Maybe i should pick from a hat.
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I've got a pound each of the Santa Maria and the Habanero Death Dust. Both are absolutely amazing!
I love the Limited Edition Habanero Death Dust. I have been using that on all kinds of things so Im excited about trying another rub from kcmike!
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