Championship BBQ Ingredients – Rubs and Mop Sauce

If you ask the BBQ experts rubs and mop sauces are key to every Championship BBQ team. They have distinct purposes in the smoking process to make the meat taste moist and delicious.

– Rub that meat

The bbq rub is a must have ingredient for the bbq or smoking process. There are two key concepts to keep in mind when creating you own rub. The proportion of salt should be great enough to trigger osmosis and begin to draw the moisture from the surface of the meat, and the amount of sugar should not be excessive because it will caramelize and burn during smoking and leave the meat with a bitter taste. Dry rubs are used to coat the meat and adds a flavorful crust to the meat.

Below are rub bases that you can create a variation of to create your own dry rub.

Continue reading

You Can Make Your Own Barbecue Sauce

Your backyard barbecue can experience many flavors simply by you trying out distinct barbecue sauces! The fact is, you’ll find dozens lining the grocery store shelves. Or you can get brave and doctor up one of your own to meet your specialized taste. Whether youre cooking beef, pork or chicken you can find marinades, sauces, rubs and glazes that boost the distinct flavor of the meat on the grill.

Almost all of the well known barbecue sauces originated from cities like Kansas City or Memphis. But dont allow that to fool you. Practically every region of the world has its own flavor choices when it comes to outdoor cooking. Plenty of people believe all BBQ sauces are red. In some of the southern states the sauce is yellow or almost clear, such as Alabama White Sauce. South Carolina barbecue experts use lots of mustard in their sauces and in Memphis, where purists claim truly the only excellent barbecue is rubbed with spices, several restaurants serve the meat wet or dry, depending upon the customers choice.

While it can be a test to get your sauce “just right”, the returns are large when you invest time to make your own. Here is a recipe for Kansas City style barbecue sauce that gets thicker the longer you cook it.

Continue reading

Authentic Barbeque Beef Brisket With Texas Dry Rub and Beer Mop Sauce

Barbeque beef brisket might just be the very beginning of barbeque itself. And it is certainly the king of meats in Texas barbeque circles. Although brisket has a reputation of being difficult to master, the truth is it is as simple as following a few steps. We will create the perfect barbequed beef brisket using three easy recipes.

This beef brisket recipe is best cooked on a charcoal barbeque pit, which includes a fire pit. If you do not own one, you can use a gas or charcoal grill, where you have the fire going on one side, and cook indirectly on the other.

Beef Brisket

Continue reading