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  • 40OAKSMOKE
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    • Aug 2017
    • 19
    • East Central Iowa

    The other two spices?

    I'm trying to keep my seasoning very simple so I can taste the flavor of the meat. Besides salt and pepper, which one or two other spices are key? Suggestions/ thoughts? Thanks!
  • Huskee
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    #2
    Depends what meat. Pork? Sugar & chili/cumin. Beef? Garlic & onion. (If I could only pick 2 more that is)

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    • Jerod Broussard
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      #3
      Garlic and Onion Powder

      maybe a little cayenne/red pepper

      throw in a little allspice, paprika, mustard powder, lemon pepper, cumin, chili powder, brown and white sugar....

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      • Huskee
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        Is that why you work so much overtime? 40 hours Jerod. And TWO spices. :,)

      • Jerod Broussard
        Jerod Broussard commented
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        I gave two spices Huskee it's called lagniappe
    • Nate
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      #4
      I agree with Huskee... depends on the meat and the cut.

      Very much agree on onion onion and garlic for beef..

      pork depending on on what I was making cumin and rosemary maybe not at the same time though... love just salt pepper and rosemary on pork chop or tenderloin.

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      • 6th Borough BBQ
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        #5
        Pork, paprika (looks mostly) and sugar. Beef, only needs salt and pepper

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          #6
          Garlic powder for sure. Works great with everything.
          The other. Hmmmmmm. Beer. It also go great with everything. 😉

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          • fuzzydaddy
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            #7
            Garlic powder and vodka.

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            • Baltassar
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              • Apr 2016
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              #8
              Thyme and what ... rosemary? basil? tarragon? ... for chicken, I'd say. Lots of people like garlic w chicken, but not me.

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              • FireMan
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                #9
                If I were on a deserted island & only had to pick two in addition to S & P it would be garlic & chili pwdr........& fuzzydaddy ‘s vodka.

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                • HouseHomey
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                  #10
                  Nope. Just not gonna do it. I'm with fuzzydaddy but perhaps if you held a gun to my head. First I would say "please remove that gun from my head."

                  For chicken perhaps lard and panko.

                  For beef, garlic and chili powder/ (tortillas)

                  for pork, lime and onion

                  this is just too hard!!!

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                  • 40OAKSMOKE
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                    • Aug 2017
                    • 19
                    • East Central Iowa

                    #11
                    Thanks guys! I am gonna try some cumin tomorrow for some "Super Butts" I am cooking for the super bowl. Maybe some brown sugar mixed in with it.

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                    • Skip
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                      #12
                      Chili Powder and Brown Sugar
                      or
                      Bourbon and Ice

                      It probably depends on the day or what's cooking.

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