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Bbq Pork & Chicken Rub

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Jan
12
2018

I’m a huge fan of the Memphis Dust rub but after using it for so long, I wanted something slightly different. Not too much but something with a little different flavor profile. I decided to incorporate some lemon and remove the ginger. I also tweaked some of the ratios. What I produced turned out to be a great tasting rub that goes on both pork and chicken.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp onion powder
  • 2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp lemon pepper
  • 2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp lemon herb


Low Fat Smoked Summer Sausage

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Feb
16
2017


I love a good summer sausage. Pair it with some cheese and crackers and you have a great snack! It can be expensive though and it can also be pretty high in fat and calories. Fat isn’t a bad thing but I do watch my calorie intake and try to balance my fat/carb/protein intake. With that in mind, I wanted to try and make a slightly lower calorie version of this tasty snack. Partly so I could eat more of it at one time.

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Whole30 Sweet & Tangy BBQ Sauce

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Feb
04
2017

Whole30 BBQ Sauce
For the last 4 or 5 years I’ve generally followed a Paleo diet with an occasional detour here and there (I gotta have a real cheeseburger every once in a while). I haven’t really looked into Whole30 before but I have some friends who decided to do a Whole30 diet. They are going to be at a Super Bowl party tomorrow and I’m smoking some pork butts for the party. I created a rub that is Whole 30 compliant which was sadly missing sugar but still tasted pretty good. I needed a sauce to go with it though. I knew Whole 30 was more restrictive but didn’t realize how much so until starting on this Whole30 BBQ Sauce.

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Rec Tec Short Review

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Feb
01
2017

Rec Tec Smoker

… I spent months researching smokers. Reading blogs from other people as well as checking out a few different forums. I had it narrowed down to a few different products and eventually settled on a REC TEC Wood Pellet Grill (RT-680). I bought the front folding shelf so I could have extra space to set things down as well as the inside 2nd smoker shelf …

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High Heat Baby Back Ribs

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Jan
15
2017

Baby Back Ribs Smoke Ring
One of the reasons for getting my new Rec Tec grill was so I could do larger quantities as well as experiment at higher temps than my MES30 would allow. What better way than to throw in 4 racks of baby back ribs and see how they cook.

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