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How to Use Our Spice Blends

Rub, Rest, Cook, Enjoy.

It's really that easy. First, sprinkle your chosen flavor all over your chosen meat, fish, or veggie. Rub it in with your hands, making sure to cover the whole surface (even the sides). Wrap the meat in parchment paper or foil and let it rest for 1-2 hours in the refrigerator. Cook by your chosen method: including but not limited to smoking, grilling, braising, baking, or roasting. Last but most importantly: Serve and  enjoy.

Recipes & Pairing Ideas

Abilene Depot Steak & Burger Rub

Beef Lamb  Wild Game

This blend is our very first choice for any cut of beef, lamb, or wild game. Not just for steaks & burgers, we use it to add smoky flavor to baked potatoes, and we even use it on our Christmas prime rib!

Try Abilene on
  • Beef: Burgers, Steaks, Skewers, Roasts
  • Wild Game: Elk, Deer, Antelope, Goose, Duck
  • Lamb: Leg, Shank, Chops, Ground
  • Veggies: Baked potatoes, grilled veggies, mushrooms

Kansas City Southern BBQ Rub

Beef   Pork  Chicken

Our most versatile rub, Kansas City Southern is delicious on chicken, pork, or beef. We use it on our famous 3-2-1 baby back ribs, and even to dry brine our smoked Thanksgiving turkey!

Try Kansas City Southern on
  • Beef: Burgers, Steaks, Skewers, Roasts
  • Pork: Baby Back Ribs, Chops, Roasts
  • Chicken: Breasts, Thighs, Whole, Ground
  • Soups: Chilis, beef stew, potato soup

Kashmir Station Curry Spice Blend

Beef   Lamb  Chicken

This blend is a super simple starting point for chicken curry, beef curry, or lamb curry. Also makes a wonderful stand-alone sauce, which is a great base for curried butternut squash soup or curried pumpkin soup.

Try Kashmir on
  • Beef: ground, skewers, diced steak
  • Chicken: Breasts, thighs, legs, whole
  • Lamb: Leg, shank, chops, ground, skewers
  • Soups: Butternut squash soup, pumpkin soup, curried thai chicken + kale soup

Old No. 1 Universal BBQ Rub

Pork  Turkey Chicken

Our go-to spice for pork and chicken, Old No. 1 was our very first blend. Use it as a dry rub for pulled pork, or use it to make our favorite tangy BBQ sauce recipe.

Try Old No. 1 on
  • Pork: ground, chops, roasts, ribs
  • Turkey: whole, legs, soups, smoked breast
  • Chicken: breast, whole, leg, thigh, chicken salad, deviled eggs
  • Veggies: Roasted butternut squash, pumpkin

River of No Return Fish & Seafood Rub

Shellfish: Crab Fish: Trout, Salmon, Steelhead, Tuna Shellfish: Lobster, Shrimp

This citrus-sweet smoked salt rub is perfect on fish like salmon or steelhead, or as a seasoning for lobster tail, crab, shrimp, or scallops.

Try River of No Return on
  • Fish: Salmon, Steelhead, Trout, Tuna, or other red fish
  • Shellfish: Shrimp, Crab, Lobster, Scallops
  • Random: Popcorn seasoning (Seriously, it's delicious!)
  • Veggies: Baked potatoes, grilled veggies, mushrooms

Three Kings Smoky+Spicy+Sweet Rub

Beef Pork Fish: Tuna, Salmon Chicken

Like spicy? Three Kings is that (thanks to its ground habanero) but it's a balanced spicy with organic maple sugar and hickory smoke. Add this seasoning to scrambled eggs, pork, chicken, ahi tuna, potato salad, and grilled fruits like pineapple, mangoes, and peaches.

Try Three Kings on
  • Beef: Burgers, Steaks, Skewers, Roasts
  • Pork: BBQ, roasts, chops, ham
  • Fish: Cod, tilapia, pollock (fish tacos!)
  • Chicken: grilled, skewers, pan-fried, roasted, wings
  • Fruits: Grilled pineapple, peaches, mangoes
  • Salads: Potato salad, chicken salad, tuna salad

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