While it is relatively common for baby back ribs to be grilled or braised for a relatively brief period, the best results come from a low-and-slow smoking process using the right combination of wood chunks to give it a truly distinctive aroma and flavor.This smoked rib recipe is tried and tested, and makes succulent tasting ribs that are a joy to eat.
1 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Non-Iodized Table Salt
1/2 Cup Brown Sugar (dried out by exposing on grease-proof paper at room temperature for several hours)
5 Tablespoons + 1 Teaspoons Chili Powder
2 Tablespoons + 2 Teaspoons Ground Cumin
4 Teaspoons Cayenne Pepper
4 Teaspoons Black Pepper freshly ground (important)
4 Teaspoons Garlic Powder
4 Teaspoons Onion Powder
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The scent and scene of the summery outdoors are, of course, the perfect setting for a barbecue party. Indoors, the Chinese use a special tabletop charcoal brazier, the Japanese a hibachi. Your choice of the meat and accompaniments will translate the dish into either language. Watching the food being prepared is part of the joy of eating it, and guests may be induced to broil their own.
Mutton is typical of Manchuria and the northern provinces, but any other broilable meat may be used. The Chinzan so serves pork with the Kobe beef; another good combination might be chicken and liver. This Chinese recipe serves 4 to 6.
2 pounds mutton, sliced 1/3 inches thick (or lamb, beef, pork, chicken, duck, liver)
2 tablespoons Chinese wine (shao hsing) or sake, or any white wine
1 tablespoon soy sauce (light type)
2 tablespoons finely chopped leek
16 fresh mushrooms, or dried mushrooms which have been soaked 15 minutes
2 medium onions, sliced 1/4 inch thick
1/2 pound spring onions, cut in 3-inch lengths
1 pound spinach, cut in 3-inch lengths
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It was 1993, and I was cooking an outdoor dinner function for a large corporation. The theme was to be Cajun. At the time I did not know to much about Cajun or creole cuisine, so I decided to ask around. I came upon a chef from New Orleans who had been known for his famous Cajun Dry Rub. This recipe was so popular that he kept the original recipe in a safe deposit box at his local bank.
After talking with him for several hours, he realized that I was a trained chef and was willing to help me in any way possible. Thats when he agreed to let me in on some of his secrets. The next couple of weeks I tried all of his recipes and they were fantastic, but the one I wanted was the Cajun rub. I called him after the big function to ask if he would share it with me. He told me that he would send me a sample of the rub, and if I could guess all of the ingredients in the rub, then I could have the recipe and share it with anyone. I said you got a deal.
He sent the rub and I began to taste and re-taste for several weeks. Finally, I called him and told him I think I know the recipe. He quietly listened and said I was close but was missing one ingredient. I felt like I had failed and was ready to hang up. It was at that moment when he said wait….you were so close that I have decided to give you the Cajun Rub recipe anyway. I was elated and hung up the phone. I have now decided to share this incredible recipe with all of you.
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