#FoodieFriday - Must Make Rubs and Sauces for Labor Day September 04 2015

Celebrating the unofficial end of summer with a Labor Day BBQ? Spice things up, check out the below rubs and sauce recipes that are musts for your meats (using La Flor spices, of course):

Bring Da Heat Rub - Give your pork some heat, rub this on the night before your grill - trust us, your palate will thank you:
  • 1 cup La Flor brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup fine Sea Salt
  • 1/4 cup La Flor garlic powder or flakes
  • 1 1/14 teaspoons of granulated chipotle
  • 1 teaspoon La Flor chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ancho pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon La Flor crushed red pepper
In a medium sized bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well. Then store in an air tight container until ready for use. The night prior to grilling, rub meat generously. (recipe via Kiss My Smoke)

Basic BBQ Rub - Little bit of sweet and a little bit of heat:
  • 1 cup La Flor brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup cracked La Flor black pepper
  • 1/4 cup La Flor paprika
  • 2 tablespoons La Flor cayenne pepper
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and use on your meat of choice. For more flavor, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for a few hours, or overnight. (recipe via Bobbi's Kozy Kitchen)

Brown Sugar BBQ Sauce - Homemade brown sugar barbecue sauce with a spicy kick:
  • 1 1/2 cup La Flor brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon molasses
  • 3 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon La Flor paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon La Flor chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon La Flor salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon La Flor black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon La Flor garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon La Flor onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon La Flor crushed red pepper, optional

Cook all ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat until mixture begins to boil, stirring frequently. Reduce to low heat and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Remove fro heat and use immediately. Transfer the remainder to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator. (recipe via Baked By Rachel)

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