Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible

Marinades, Sauces, Rubs & Salsas

Dessert Rub

I created this Dessert Rub for grilled peaches and it works equally well on grilled plums, bananas, pineapple, and apple (cut crosswise into ½-inch-thick slices). Turbinado sugar is a coarsely […]

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Sweet-and-Smoky Barbecue Sauce

Ask most Americans to describe the perfect barbecue sauce and they’ll evoke a thick, sweet, red, ketchup-based sauce with a zing of vinegar and a whiff of liquid smoke. In […]

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The Only Marinade You’ll Ever Need

If I could use only one marinade for the rest of my life, it would be this one. Redolent with garlic, piquant with fresh lemon juice, and fragrant with extra […]

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Smoked Venison Jerky

Jerky requires lean meat (fat hastens spoilage), and venison meets that admirably, delivering a superrich beefy taste. If venison isn’t available, use bison or lean beef instead.

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Lone Star Steak Rub

If you want a rub with plenty of heat and not a lick of sugar, this lean, mean seasoning is your ticket. There are some foods God never meant to […]

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Lemon-Dill Sauce

This simple sauce—bright with lemon zest and juice and fresh dill—goes great not only with shrimp, but with any smoked seafood.

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