Dry Rub for Ribs

Dry rub for ribs

Mix a batch of this zingy rub and store it in an airtight container, ready to use anytime the urge to grill or roast ribs hits. It also works well for chicken, lamb and beef.


  • 1/3 cup(s) brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3 Tbsp. paprika
  • 3 Tbsp. salt
  • 3 Tbsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

Cooking Directions

  1. Mix together brown sugar, paprika, salt, pepper, ginger, cumin and, if desired, crushed red pepper flakes, in a small bowl.
  2. When ready to use, sprinkle a light, even coating onto ribs and pat into surface of the meat.
  3. For...[Click here to continue]

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Grilled Boston Butt Pork Roast

Grilled Boston Butt Pork Roast


  • 6 1/2 lbs pork roast, shoulder (Boston Butt)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped finely
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 cup ketchup
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Recipe of the Week 5-1-2012

Fresh Guacamole


  • 2 Ripe Avocadoes
  • 2 Lg Roma Tomatoes, Diced
  • ½ Lg Jalapeno, Small Dice
  • ½ Med Red Onion, Diced
  • ½  Lg  Red Pepper,  Diced
  • ¼ cup Cilantro, Chopped
  • 1 Lime


In large bowl,   Cut avocado and carefully...[Click here to continue]

Recipe of the Week 4-24-2012

Pesto Pasta


  • 1 lb. Rotini Pasta
  • ¼ lb. Butter
  • 6 oz.  Basil Pesta
  • ½ tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 4 oz.  Shredded 3 Cheese Blend

Boil Pasta per package instructions. (Drain and Set aside)

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Recipe of the Week 4-3-2012

Cubano Pork Tenderloin


  • 1 pork tenderloin (approximately 1 lb. total)
  • ¼ cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/6 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce dark rum (optional)
  • 2 minced cloves
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 bay...[Click here to continue]

Recipe of the Week 3-20-2012

Catfish Montegut


  • 2 #    Farm Raised Catfish Filets (2/3 oz preferred)
  • 2 Lg    Eggs
  • 1 qt    Heavy Cream
  • 2 tsp    Hot Sauce
  • 1 ½ #    Cracker Meal
  • Seasoning Blend (Recipe to follow)
  • 2 cup    Peanut Oil
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Recipe of the Week 3-6-2012

Poached Salmon Recipe


  • 1 to 1½ pounds salmon fillets
  • ½ cup dry white wine (a good Sauvignon Blanc)
  • ½ cup water
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