Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible

Marinades, Sauces, Rubs & Salsas

Great Wall Barbecue Sauce

This recipe comes from one of the legends of barbecue—Dr. Rich Davis, inventor of K.C. Masterpiece barbecue sauce. Davis got the idea for the sauce on a trip to China, […]

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St. Louis Barbecue Sauce

St. Louisians have been pouring a slight sweet, slightly tart, mildly spicy red sauce on barbecue since 1926. Invented by an itinerant grocer named Louis Maull, the classic sauce differs […]

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Ole South Barbeque’s Mutton Dip

From Ole South Barbeque in Owensboro, Kentucky, this “dip” does double duty as a basting sauce and serving sauce. Makes more than you probably need, but the stuff becomes addictive.

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Real Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

Around the time that reggae music began rocking America’s airwaves, a new dish began blasting our taste buds: jerk. Invented by the Maroons (runaway slaves who lived in the hills […]

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Shawarma Rub

Here’s a rub used by Israeli grillmasters to make turkey shawarma.

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Pineapple Salsa

This “salsa” is actually a sort of fruit salad, but it does contain the quintessential salsa ingredients, lime juice and jalapeño peppers. The jalapeños are certainly unexpected, but they have […]

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