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Bbq Pork & Chicken Rub

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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.


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ΒΌ 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

Whole30 Sweet & Tangy BBQ Sauce

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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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Basic Bbq Beef Rub

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Bbq Beef Rub I go back and forth with steak. Sometimes I just want a little salt & pepper so I can taste the beef, other times I want to add a little more flavor. That is when this basic beef rub came into existence. Since then it has become my go to for smoked brisket and tri tip. I’ve also put it on some popcorn which turned out pretty good.

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Bbq Pork Char Siu

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Bbq Pork Char Siu I’m a big fan of good Pork Char Siu but it is sometimes hard to find. I love going to China Town and picking some up. I really wanted to make this at home and looked at as well as tried a number of different recipes. After some experimenting, I came up with one I really like. I also kicked it up a notch and made Bbq Pork Char Siu using my Webber and a large pile of Kingsford Charcoal.

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Bacon Wrapped Fatty Sliders

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FattyCover Today is International Bacon Day so I figured I needed to go all out and make something awesome. I’ve always been a fan of the Fatty and have made some variations. Today I decided to make bacon wrapped fatty sliders with some extra goodness inside.

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