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Old 08-23-2016, 07:33 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by IamMadMan View Post
I personally prefer Oakridge Secret Weapon BBQ Rub....

It may be too late to order a rub in for the weekend, so Here are some good but simple rubs the Brethren have posted in the past....


Bludawg's All purpose BBQ rub

2 TB Lawry's seasoned salt
2 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp dry mustard
2 TSP chili powder
1 TSP chipotle Powder
1 tsp black pepper
1 TSP celery salt
3 Tb sugar


Bludawg's Pork Rub for the BBQ Challenged

1 4 oz bottle Sweet Paprika
1/2 a 4oz bottle Sugar( what ever kind you have)
1/2 a 4 oz bottle of Kosher salt
1 Teasp celery salt
1 Teasp Granulated onion
1 Teasp Granulated garlic
1 Table sp Mrs Dash Lemon pepper
1/2 tsp (or to taste) Cayenne pepper
1 Teasp Ginger
1 Teasp mustard powder


Boshizzle's Virginia and Texas style (both strongly influenced by German tastes)

4 TBS Sea Salt
6 TBS Coarse Ground Black Pepper (16 mesh is best)
3 TBS Fine Ground Black Pepper
1 TBS Fine Ground Cayenne Pepper


Boshizzle's KC style

8 Tbsp Brown Sugar
4 Tbsp Paprika Powder
1 Tbsp Black Pepper
1 Tbsp Salt
1 Tbsp Chili Powder
1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
1 Tbsp Onion Powder
1 Tsp Cayenne powder


Man Cave Pork Rub by John Seltzer

1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup turbinado sugar
1/4 cup sea salt
2 Tbsp garlic powder
2 Tbsp onion powder
2 Tbsp chili powder
2 Tbsp freshly ground black pepper
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp cocoa powder
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground clove

Put it all in a food processor and pulse 4 or 5 times for 4-5 seconds each time to create a uniform powder. Store it in an air tight jar away from the light for up to six months. (It won't last that long!)


PatioDaddio's All Purpose Memphis Dry Rub

1 cup Sea salt, medium fine (no table salt, please)
1/2 cup Unrefined evaporated cane sugar (no table sugar, please)
1/2 cup Brown sugar, golden/light
2 Tbs Sweet Hungarian paprika
2 Tbs Chili powder, medium heat (I use New Mexico)
2 Tbs Granulated onion (not onion "powder")
2 Tbs Dry mustard, Colemans
1 Tbs Granulated garlic (not garlic "powder")
2 tsp Dry thyme
2 tsp Dry oregano
2 tsp Black pepper, ground fresh
2 tsp Celery salt
2 tsp Ground ginger
1 tsp Ground coriander
1 tsp Ground chipotle/cayenne (optional, but recommended)

Combine all of the rub ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix well with a


PItmaster"T"'s Pop Daddy's Butt Glitter
Recipe -
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8 tsp paprika
3 tsp salt
3 tsp sugar
2 tsp cumin
2 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp onion powder
2 tsp celery seed
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp mustard powder
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

Pop Daddy's Butt Glitter

8 Parts Tina Turner - Paprika
3 Parts George Clinton - Salt
3 Parts Little Richard - Sugar
2 Parts Chaka Kahn - Cumin
2 Parts Prince - Garlic Powder
2 Parts Rick James - Onion Powder
2 Parts Don Cornelius (Re-Ground before mix) - Celery Seed
1 Part Carlos Santana - Chili Powder
1 Part John Travolta Powder - Oregano
1 Part Larry Graham - Black Pepper
part Fred Wesley - Mustard Powder
part Bootsy Collins - Red Pepper or Cayenne


Pyle's BBQ Rib Rub

2 cups Brown sugar
1/2 cup Kosher salt
1/2 cup black pepper
1/4 cup ground mustard
1/4 cup granulated garlic
1/4 cup chili powder

Add or subtract to your taste. This is a base recipe that is easy to modify. You could add some paprika to get more color on your ribs.


Shadowdog500 Rub

1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup paprika
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon black pepper
1 teaspoon(OR LESS) cayenne pepper


cliffcarter's Rib Rub

1/2 cup of turbinado sugar
1/4 cup of Hungarian paprika
1/4 cup of salt free chili powder
2 TBS of granulated garlic
2 TBS of ground black pepper
2TBS of cinnamon
1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper

I have tried PatioDaddio's and PItmaster"T"'s rubs and both were well received.
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