Basic Spice Rub Recipes

Use these basic spice rub recipes to make big batches of customizable rubs for everyone your list.

| November/December 2013


  • Photo By iStock

Spice rubs can turn a basic piece of fish or meat into a true culinary experience. Try making a huge batch of the Basic Spice Rub from Jennifer Worick’s book Simple Gifts, then customize it for everyone on your list with her simple additions.

For more ideas for homemade gifts, read the original article, Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas.

Basic Spice Rub

The beauty of this base is that it’s a snap to whip up and then modify. For example, if you like it spicy, you can add cayenne pepper; if you like it garlicky, add some garlic powder. This basic rub works on a variety of proteins—red meat, poultry or fish.

This makes enough for approximately 4 to 5 pounds of meat. The rubs that follow, which are variations on this basic rub, will make enough for 4 to 6 pounds. All herbs taste best when freshly ground. When possible, buy dried herb, then grind it with a mortar and pestle. Measure the amount after the spice is ground.



• 3 tablespoons paprika
• 3 tablespoons brown sugar
• 2 tablespoons ground black pepper
• 2 tablespoons kosher salt

Mix together all ingredients in a clean, airtight container.






fermentation

FERMENTATION FRENZY!

September 12-13, 2019
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania

Fermentation Frenzy! is produced by Fermentation magazine in conjunction with the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR. This one-and-a-half day event is jam-packed with fun and informative hands-on sessions.

LEARN MORE







Subscribe today and save 58%

Subscribe to Mother Earth Living !

Mother Earth LivingWelcome to Mother Earth Living, the authority on green lifestyle and design. Each issue of Mother Earth Living features advice to create naturally healthy and nontoxic homes for yourself and your loved ones. With Mother Earth Living by your side, you’ll discover all the best and latest information you want on choosing natural remedies and practicing preventive medicine; cooking with a nutritious and whole-food focus; creating a nontoxic home; and gardening for food, wellness and enjoyment. Subscribe to Mother Earth Living today to get inspired on the art of living wisely and living well.

Save Money & a Few Trees!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You’ll save an additional $5 and get six issues of Mother Earth Living for just $19.95! (Offer valid only in the U.S.)

Or, choose Bill Me and pay just $24.95.




Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter

Free Product Information Classifieds

click me