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View Poll Results: Do you make you own or use store bought rubs and sauces?
Store Bought 21 12.73%
Make then all myself 57 34.55%
I use both hoemade and store bought. 87 52.73%
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Unread 02-12-2007, 11:58 AM   #1
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Had a little discussion this weekend about contests. I was asked' "What rubs and sauces I used at a competition?' Then I was asked, "Do alot of team make their own or use store bought?" I thought I should post it to the Bretheran. So a question to the Bretheran competitiors, What rubs or sauced do you use. If you wish to list what you use Im sure some might appreicate it.
Personally I make all my rubs and sauced for comps.
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My rubs are my own and I used a doctored up commercial sauce for ribs. There are some other little diddys I use but I choose not to reveal them.
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We do them all ourselves. We think we could possibly do better with 'proven' rubs/sauces, but we agreed we wanted to do it this way, at least for now. Our ribbons are just that much sweeter. :)
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We do them all ourselves. We think we could possibly do better with 'proven' rubs/sauces, but we agreed we wanted to do it this way, at least for now. Our ribbons are just that much sweeter. :)
Thats my thought too Curt.
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We use both our own and commercial. Sauces get doctored a bit. We use more commercial stuff than not.
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we go both ways....heheh. I find that funny, but the rest of the meats may not. Personally, I prefer our homemade rubs and sauces to the commercial ones, but it is not my call to make.
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We use all of our own sauces and rubs.
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Do you make you own or use store bought rubs and sauces?
Store Bought
Make then all myself
I use both hoemade and store bought.

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That depends, who is the Hoe that is making them?
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I use both homemade and store bought. The rubs thatI use are store bought. The sauce is my version of Mike Mills Apple City sauce from his book.

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Quote:
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Do you make you own or use store bought rubs and sauces?
Store Bought
Make then all myself
I use both hoemade and store bought.

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That depends, who is the Hoe that is making them?
Yea I really need to reread my stuff because I also put make then instaed of them.
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Yea I really need to reread my stuff because I also put make then instaed of them.
and instaed instead of instead.
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and instaed instead of instead.

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I use recipe's from Mike Mills book and change them up some. I also use some store bought sauces and change them too. Sometimes I play with all my own stuff, but that gets scary.
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I use plowboy rub and blueshog sauce
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wow I am kind of shocked that so few make all of their own stuff. I think that is as much a part of the fun as anything else. I cant even remember the last bottle of BBQ sauce I have bought.
Havent seen too many rubs for sale locally so just always made my own.
If i use anything not made in house, I might try a commmercial marinade or hot sauce but thats about it.
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