Texas Style Dry Rubs

A Texas dry rub is typically more about savory spices than sweet flavors. Our easy recipes for Texas dry rub can be patted onto everything from beef brisket to BBQ ribs.

See Popular Texas Style Dry Rubs Recipes

Southwestern Herb-Salt Blend


Make this chili pepper blend and give as a gift to friends who like a little spice in their meals.

Spicy Barbecue Rub

Better Homes and Gardens

Make this meat rub recipe to keep on hand for summer cookouts, or mix up a batch to share as hostess gifts. Use only fresh spices in the mix; spices lose flavor after about 1 year.

Chili-Rubbed Bone-In Strip Steaks

Better Homes and Gardens

Warm, rich spices, lemony tomatillos, and sweet peppers make an already sensational cut of beef into a southwestern extravaganza. Choose tomatillos with firm flesh and dry papery husks.

Texas Pork Ribs


Mmmm, they are out of this world. That cayenne and black pepper -- it gives it a lot of kick! I think you're gonna love it!

Total: 3 hrs

Southern-Style Barbecue Pork Chops

Ladies' Home Journal

Lean pork chops brown in an ovenproof skillet to seal in their juices, then are slathered in a fabulous barbecue sauce for this low-fat dinner.

BBQ Pork Ribs

Ladies' Home Journal

For a zesty kick to your barbecue ribs, add a dash of hot pepper sauce.

Total: 2 hrs

How to Grill Ribs

For a barbecue feast you won't soon forget, take on the challenge of learning how to grill ribs. It's no wonder grilled ribs are a cookout favorite--slow-cooked and slathered in your favorite barbecue sauce, the meat is so tender it practically falls right off the bone and is, as they say, finger-licking good. While beef and pork ribs are the most common choices, lamb and venison ribs cook up deliciously, as well.

Beef Brisket: 7 Bold and Beautifully Tender Tastes

When it's done right, there's nothing better than a beef brisket. A Sunday-supper staple for generations, brisket is all that we love about beef--it's tender and full of meaty flavor. But this is no ordinary pot roast.

Spareribs Spike Up Your Super Bowl Party

A few years ago, I was a judge at a ribs contest in Cleveland. (Did you know that Cleveland was the sparerib capital of the world? Well, it isn't.) "

Perfect Grilled Ribs: What's the Secret?

I know my ribs. And my BBQ. Those who have read my "works," or at least some members of my family, already know that I was once a judge at a rib contest in Cleveland.

How to Make Grilled Texas-Style Beef Ribs

Everything is bigger in Texas and these texas style beef ribs are made for a big appetite. The slightly sweet sauce gives a twist to these ribs.

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