Spicy Dry Rub


It’s hard to judge the tastiness of a rub because it’s not like you just … eat it. You know? But after using it on a pork butt roast, I am fairly confident that I can accurately judge the taste. And I would categorize it as awesome. I patted this rub all over my pork…

Homemade Taco Seasoning


When I was growing up one of my favorite dinners was ground beef tacos. Made with store-bought taco seasoning. I cringe when I think about this. No longer being a huge fan of store-bought anything (when you can make something homemade), I decided to give homemade taco seasoning a whirl. I loved it! This recipe…

Chai Tea Blend


My grandma sent me this recipe that she clipped from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. She doesn’t know it but the recipe is perfectly suited for my season of homemade gift giving. One-cup jars of this mix are the perfect gift to give a few of my tea-loving coworkers for Christmas. ingredients. 12 cardamom pods 1/2 tsp….

Marlboro Man Dry Rub


For the grilling portion of the big BBQ of 2011, Garrett was in charge of the meats. A buddy of his swears this is the best rub for Memphis-style ribs. In a bowl combine: 1/4 c. paprika 1 1/2 T. Freshly ground black pepper 1 1/2 T. firmly packed dark brown sugar 1 T. salt…

Garlic and Herb Rub


This rub recipe is adapted from a recipe Grandma Mo sent me for Garlic Pork Shoulder. Pulling the oregano and parsley from their stems is a little putzy otherwise this recipe could be thrown together in a snap. Ingredients 2 garlic heads, separated and peeled 1/2 T. kosher salt 1 T. whole black peppercorns 2…