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Unread 04-10-2008, 08:25 PM   #1
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To me, Head Country Rub has a distinctive smell and taste, but I can't put my finger on it. Does anyone know what spice or spices give it its distinctive taste? Thanks.

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To me... it's heavily filled with garlic and salt.
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Its a Okie Secret
yea garlic and salt
We went on the plant tour when there
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No, its not the garlic or salt that gives it that distinct smell, I know what your talking about. Its an herby smell. If I remember correctly the ingredients are listed on the side. Been a long time since I had some.
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I remember that, you kept trying to get back into the office to steal the recipes. Didn't Paul have to tackle you? I agree with the salt.
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I remember that, you kept trying to get back into the office to steal the recipes. Didn't Paul have to tackle you? I agree with the salt.
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I used some of this for the first time on a brisket last weekend...Loved IT
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It's not the garlic I'm smelling and tasting -- something else, as JRB said. Maybe it is oregano -- I'll have to smell some to see.
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It has Oregano, and also dried green pepper flakes. The flakes clog the shaker holes sometimes. I hate green peppers, and I mean HATE green peppers, and I can smell them in anything. If you pick the green stuff out of the rub some of it is Oregano, some I think are chives, and some are Green Pepper flakes. That said when you cook Head Country I dont taste the green pepper. It is really salty too, though.
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I am not a fan of it.
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tooooooo salty for me
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I have to agree on the bit salty for me as well.
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I had some about 10 years ago and the only thing I remember about it was the salt. It was way too salty for my taste buds and BBQ.
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I like it on chicken..I always suspected it some type of powdered bouillon in it but thats just speculation
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