Baby back ribs are a cookout classic, and this smoked version is extra delicious. First flavored with a rub of brown sugar and spices like paprika, chili powder, and ground mustard, the ribs get a wonderful smokiness when grilled over applewood chips, and a final boost from barbecue sauce. Yum! Read more.
Easy BBQ Baby Back Pork Ribs
You don't have to baby-sit a smoker to get perfect barbecue baby back ribs. You can coat these with a spicy-sweet rub and oven roast them while you make an easy BBQ sauce. Then finish the ribs on the grill (up to 2 days later), where the barbecue sauce caramelizes into a glaze and the ribs get a hint of smoke. A Chowhound BBQ favorite. Read more.
How to Make a Quick Spice Rub
Using ingredients already on your shelf.
Deep Fried Turkey with Southern Rub
Deep fried turkeys can seem like a novelty—or worse, a fire hazard—but they are deeply delicious, and done in just 40 minutes. With juicy meat, ultra crispy skin, and great flavor from a Southern rub that permeates the bird overnight, this beautiful turkey just might drive you to invest in a propane fryer. Get the recipe.
Cookbook author and entertaining maven Alison Roman uses this paprika rub to smear on pork roasts or to marinate chicken wings. It’s her go-to seasoning that makes everything taste like really great sausage.