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rub with love by tom touglas

Rub with Love Grilled Chicken

Serves 4
4 tablespoons Rub with Love Chicken Spice Rub
1 three pound chicken, cut into parts
1 cup your favorite bbq sauce, or as needed


Fire up the grill for medium heat.
Pat spice rub evenly over both sides of the chicken parts.

Grill over indirect medium heat, with the grill covered, turning the chicken parts as needed until cooked through and the internal temperature of the chicken is 165°F, about 40 to 45 minutes.
Watch carefully so sugars in rub do not burn, moving chicken to a cooler part of the grill if necessary.
Brush chicken with BBQ Sauce and continue to grill on both sides a few more minutes. Remove from the grill and serve.

Rub with Love Spice Rubs by Tom Douglas

crab cake mix
Crab Cake Mix

It's easy to make perfect crab cakes at home! This crab cake mix rounds out the sweetness of crab meat with the fragrance of celery seed and dill plus the tang of mustard and chipotle. It's also great in your crab or shrimp boil. . 3.5 oz.

Each jar lid has a recipe describing 2 different cooking methods. In our home cooking, we grill, bake, barbecue and sauté with these products, so you should too! These rubs are gluten free, and contain no artificial ingredients, preservatives, or MSG.


Tom's Mom's Crab Dip

Serves 8-10 as an appetizer
A Tom DouglasŪ Recipe
1 lemon
3 tablespoons tomato paste
1 tablespoon honey
1 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons thinly sliced chives
1 tablespoon seeded and minced sweet red cherry pepper (from a jar of vinegar packed sweet cherry peppers)
2 teaspoons Rub with Love Crab Cake Mix, or more to taste
1 hard-boiled egg, finely chopped
1 pound fresh Dungeness crabmeat, picked over for bits of shell and cartilage with claw meat and large pieces of crab left whole
chips or crakers

Grate the zest from the lemon, measuring out 2 teaspoons.

Cut the lemon in half and squeeze, measuring out 1 tablespoon of juice and removing any seeds. (Reserve the rest of the lemon for seasoning the dip with more juice later.)

Put the lemon zest and juice in a large bowl, add the tomato paste and honey, and whisk together until smooth.

Whisk in the mayonnaise, chives, cherry pepper, and Rub with Love Crab Cake Mix. Using a rubber spatula, gently fold in the egg.

Add the crabmeat to the bowl and toss it with the dressing.

Season to taste with more Crab Cake Mix and more lemon juice if needed.

Set a bowl of crab dip on a large platter and surround it with potato chips or crakers for dipping.

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