Thursday, October 20, 2011

Homemade Southwest Rub for Grilling

I am planning ahead for Christmas gifts and made a great Southwest flavored rub for chicken, beef or fish. These will be added to baskets of goodies for the neighbors.
The recipe is at the bottom of this post.
I mixed all the spices and herbs in a plastic bowl:
I ran some small white bags through the printer:
and I packaged 2 T of the mix in small clear baggies:
The baggies just fit into the paper bags:
and then I punched holes in the top and tied it closed with a twine bow:
This recipe made 16 little gift packets:
Southwest Rub
1/3 c course salt
1/4 c lt brown sugar
2 T paprika
2 T black pepper
2 T oregano
2 T thyme
1 T cayenne pepper
1 T cumin
1T coriander
1 T chili powder
Mix all together well and enjoy on chicken, fish or beef!

Sharing with:
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10 comments:

  1. Fabulous idea, Patti. I especially like the way you packaged it.

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  2. Hi Patti, I've made a similar rub and it's awesome! Thanks for sharing your recipe.

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  3. I would love to give a few handmade gifts this year, your rub sounds like just the thing! Thank you so much for sharing it.
    Hugs,
    Patti

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  4. Hi Patti,
    What a great idea to run the bags through the printer! You are so clever. I plan to give some homemade goodies as Christmas presents. This would be a great addition. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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  5. Okay, now this is positively INSPIRED!! What a lovely, personal little gift to tuck in with a Christmas card! LOVE the idea...AND the recipe! THANKS!

    Deborah (visiting happily from http://upcyclingmylife.blogspot.com...hope you have a minute to stop by too...)

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  6. You had such a great idea to plan ahead so early. Looks like a great recipe!
    xo E + J

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  7. Your neighbors must love you! Cute packaging too ;o)

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  8. Thank you Patti! I am really excited about it! Now, we only have to wait a year! lol...

    The rub will make wonderful Christmas gifts! My hubby would love this...he is always looking for new rubs to put on steak and chicken for grilling.

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  9. Patti! Your rub sounds amazing! thanks for sharing! :)

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  10. Hi Patti,
    You are on the ball already getting Christmas gifts together!! Thanks for sharing the rub recipe and your cute idea for packaging, it makes a wonderful gift!
    Also love the pillow you made in the previous post!!
    Hope you are doing well.
    Jane

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