Friday, 17 July 2015

Christmas in July 2015 day 17 / Noël en juillet 2015 jour 17

CIJ day 17 / jour 17

Rub jar recipes.  A few small jars with different rubs all wrapped together.

Herb-rub recipe (Source: ).  Full tutorial and printables on the site.

Homemade Savory Herb Rub

1-1/3 cups kosher salt or coarse sea salt
⅔ cup dried parsley (.4 oz bottle)
⅓ cup dried thyme
¼ cup dried rosemary, crushed
¼ cup dried shredded lemon peel
¼ cup coarse ground black pepper
2 tablespoons garlic powder
2 tablespoons dried minced onion

In a medium bowl, stir togethers salt, parsley, thyme, rosemary, lemon peel, pepper, garlic powder and onion. Divide mixture among ½ cup glass jars or gift tines, stirring occasionally as you spoon.
Cover and label jars or tins and add hang tags with directions for use.
Instructions for use as a rub: Lightly brush pork, chicken, lamb or fish with olive oil. Tub the herb mixture evenly over all sides of meat, poultry or fish. Let stand for 15 minutes. Grill or Roast.

This batch will make five 1/2 cup mixtures, with an extra 1/4 cup.

Carolina BBQ Rub

Prep Time:
5 Min
2 Tbsp salt
2 Tbsp sugar
2 Tbsp brown sugar
2 Tbsp ground cumin
2 Tbsp chili powder
2 Tbsp black pepper
2 Tbsp garlic powder
2 Tbsp dried, minced onions
1 Tbsp cayenne pepper
1/4 c paprika

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and mix well; use as a dry rub on beef, chicken, or pork.

Makes about 2 cups
½ cup Paprika
¼ cup Kosher Salt
¼ cup Sugar
¼ cup Cumin
¼ cup Granulated Garlic
¼ cup Chili Powder
2 tablespoons Mustard Powder
2 tablespoons Ground Black Pepper
2 tablespoons Cayenne Pepper
In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients and gently whisk together. Using a funnel, spoon the mixture into 4oz mason jars. Cover and seal.

Rub steaks with Olive Oil then, generously coat with Magic Rub Seasoning. Marinate 1 hour before grilling.


  1. Perfect gifts for the summer when everyone is barbecuing.

  2. Thank you for these recipes. I'm definitely going to try them. Great gift ideas!

  3. These would be so easy to make. Nice!!