Specialty Spice Mixes


There's Da Rub

Not sure how to use our rubs, mix-ins and dips? Check out our helpful tips and recipes. Once you start, we are sure that you will come up with many new and delicious recipes of your own. 

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  •  Experiment with rubs and mix-ins on different meats and vegetables. other than the suggestions on our package. They all taste great.
  • Use the rub of your choice on meat and vegetables to roast together.
  • Add some to a basic marinade (see recipe).
  • Add to your favorite breading mix.
  • Add to your favorite cornbread or biscuit mix for a savory side dish.
  • Add any of our mix-ins to rice, polenta or grits as they are cooking.
  • Add to your favorite chili recipe.
  • Sprinkle some in jarred marinara sauce to amp up the flavor.

Roasted Meat and Vegetables - this works with any meat and any combination of vegetables. serves 4-8.

Use any or the following:

  • Chicken - Either bone-in or boneless, You can use your favorite type of pieces or a whole cut-up chicken.
  • Pork - bone-in or boneless chops or pork loin
  • Seafood - approximately 1-1 1/2 pounds  firm-fleshed fish or shrimp
  • 2-3 cups of vegetables (use your favorites) cut into large pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2-4 tablespoons of your favorite There's da Rub spice mix
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Sprinkle 1-2 tablespoons rub on meat or seafood and in a separate bowl sprinkle additional tablespoon of rub on vegetables. Place protein on rimmed baking sheet and drizzle with about 1 tablespoon of olive oil .Roast for about 15-25 minute depending on type and size of protein. Add the vegetable and continue to cook for another 20-30 minutes until protein and vegetables are cooked through.
  • Hint - Check for doneness with an instant-read thermometer.


Marinade - Use on any meat, poultry or seafood

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice 
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1-2 tablespoons of the rub or mix-in of your choice
  • Variation- replace lemon juice with orange or lime juice, vinegar or tomato sauce

Oven Fried Chicken- Serves 4-8

  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1-2 tablespoons of Something' A-Fowl or Call of the Mild
  • 1 cup breading mix - use a combination of ground cereal, any type of breadcrumbs and cornmeal
  • Boneless, skinless chicken - breast or thighs 6-12 pieces
  • Add 1 1/2 tablespoons rub to buttermilk and soak chicken at least 3 hours or overnight. Mix remaining rub into breading mix. Remove chicken from buttermilk, let excess drip off and roll in breading, covering completely. Place an oven-proof baking rack on a rimmed baking sheet. Place coated chicken on rack - don't let the pieces touch - and roast in 425-degree oven for 35-45 minutes.