Bever Caster’s Winning BBQ Rub

Posted by Mr BBQ on May 2, 2015

Seattle, Washington based bbq team, The Beaver Casters were one of the winningest competition teams in the Pacific NW. I was lucky enough to get their BBQ Rub recipe-which I’ve modified some for a less salty, more flavorful version. It works well on any type of meat. Taken from my book, The Great Barbecue Companion-Sops, Mops, Sauces & Rubs.

Ingredients:  1/2 …

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Zucchini Bread On The Grill

Posted by Mr BBQ on April 25, 2015

April 25 is Zucchini Bread Day! have you ever used your grill to bake bread? Why not try it. You’ll find fresh Zucchini in the stores–and this is a great way to use your own backyard grown bounty of this vegetable this summer and fall:

INGREDIENTS: 1 medium zucchini (about 10 ounces) 1½ cups all-purpose flour ¾ cup yellow cornmeal ½ …

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Smoked Guacamole

Posted by Mr BBQ on April 18, 2015

Sunny weather, great temps are perfect ingredients for chips and salsa or gaucamole. Try it once and it’ll become a patio favorite! Just start with ripened semi-soft avacados for the best results.


2-Medium Haas Avacados—peeled and seeded cut into quarters

2-3 jalapeno peppers—halved and seeded

2 cups, Roma tomatoes—chopped and drained

1 small white onion–chopped

1 small bunch cilantro–finely chopped

Preparation: Start grill and get it …

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Posted by Mr BBQ on April 11, 2015

April is National Bacon Month. Well, we can’t ignore this important food! So here’s a great side dish using bacon. Heck, you could make an entire meal out of this one!

 INGREDIENTS:                                                                                                                                      1-1/2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes–washed and cut in half lengthwise

15 slices of bacon, cut in half horizontally

3/4 cup of mayonaise

1/4 cup buttermilk

2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped

1 teaspoon caraway seeds

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Spicy Apple Cider Rib or Chicken Mop

Posted by Mr BBQ on April 4, 2015

Use this on either ribs or chicken. Flavorful with a little kick to it.

Igredients: 2 cups apple cider, 1/4 cup ketchup, 2 tbl. white vinegar, 2 tbl. tomato paste, 1 tbl jalapeno pepper-chopped and seeded, 1 tbl.brown sugar, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/2 tsp. black pepper.Optional: use honey instead of brown sugar.

Preparation: In a saucepan, add cider, onions and jalapeno. Over medium-high heat, …

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