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Ladies and gentlemen, fire up your grills! Introducing an all new set of gourmet rubs from purpose design- the grill guru kit.

These premium rubs can take your outdoor cooking from ho-hum to dynamite! These rubs feature many different types of chilies- and they are explosively good!

......The Rubs......

::Memphis BBQ Rub::

A new spin on a dry rub that originates from in and around Memphis, this mildly spiced and sweet rub is great on chicken and ribs. You can pat it on dry and baste with a smoky BBQ sauce, or just use it as is if you prefer dry ribs or wings. Instead of the traditional brown sugar, organic golden cane sugar has been used, which prevents it from being overly sweet.

::Java Love Rub::

Chili powder and espresso may seem like an odd combination, but they lend an awesome savory flavor that enhance the flavor of a steak or pork loin on the grill. Black pepper, minced onion and a touch of ceylon cinnamon round out the flavors in this unique blend. Marinate your steak for 2-4 hours in this rub and bask in the glory of its goodness.

::Southwest Chipotle Rub::

Chipotle chilies have been coming on strong in the last few years. You can now get lots of different chipotle sauces in the store, and the flavor is showing up in restaurants everywhere. Chipotle chilies have a distinctive smoky flavour and a moderate heat that is delicious on many types of meats and vegetables.

The chilies in this rub are the more authentic brown chipotle. Along with oregano, cut cilantro, black pepper, cumin and a dash or orange peel, this rub is delicious on wings, ribs, hamburgers or pork. For a great dip for french fries- combine 1/4 cup low fat mayonnaise with a 1/2 teaspoon of chipotle rub. Yum!

::Tropical Citrus Rub::

And now for something a little different- a bright, citrusy rub that adds a lot of pizzaz to your humble skinless chicken breasts. I love to use it on a Atlantic salmon filet, combined with a little olive oil and minced parsley or fresh coriander.

With a base of ginger, organic cane sugar and lemon and orange zest, the accents of this rub are nutmeg, cloves and black pepper. You can add oil to this rub and marinade your chicken or sprinkle it on a salmon filet just before you put it on the grill. You can even add it to a vinaigrette for a hit of flavor for your summer salads.

::Ancho Chili Rub::

When a ripe poblano pepper is dried, it becomes an ancho chili. Anchos are quite mild and are used in all kinds of traditional Mexican cooking. Anchos are deep red-brown and have a wonderful, sweet flavour that provide lots of personality to food without a lot of heat.

This rub combines ancho chilies with cumin, coriander, thyme and garlic, a great combination on a rib eye steak or beef kebabs.

::Creole Shrimp Rub::

This rub can be used on any type of seafood- prawns, scallops, crab or white fish. A bright but not overpowering blend, this rub contains French grey sea salt, minced garlic, garlic powder, crushed chili pepper, parsley, savory, and a little caraway seed for a twist.

You can combine this rub with a some oil, lemon juice, a dash of worcestershire sauce and toss it with the catch of the day and cook on foil on the BBQ. Make sure to serve with a crusty bread or a baguette on the side for dipping in the sauce! Yum.

::Tuscan Rub::

This rub combines all the elements of Italian cooking and its Mediterranean influences. Combining rosemary, sage, thyme, fennel seeds, crushed red pepper, paprika and coriander, you can use this versatile rub on firm white fish or even toss some into a pasta salad. Especially recommended for lamb.

::Café Pasilla Rub::

Pasilla chilies are also known as pasilla negro. Pasilla means "little raisin" and it gets this name from its flavour - berry and grape with a hint of licorice. Pasilla chiles are long and black, and are one of the three chiles used in traditional Mexican mole sauces.

This rub is combined with espresso, mustard and coriander, and is great for use on steaks and burgers. The pasilla is not too spicy, but adds a lovely full flavor to red meat. Round out the meal with grilled fingerling potatoes, a crisp green salad and a full bodied Californian Zinfandel for a perfect summer dinner.


These rubs are NOT commerical mixes, but hand blended in small batches by me. Includes serving suggestions on the ingredients insert included with the kit.

Each container holds about 1 ounce (30 g) of spice rub.
box size: 4 x 4 x 2 inches (10 x 10 x 5 cm)
Containers are labeled on the side and are individually sealed for safe shipping.

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the grill guru gourmet bbq blends. specialty dry rubs with recipe suggestions. a great idea for the man who loves to grill.