After the Second World War, pitmasters rushed to open barbecue joints in neighborhoods around Memphis. But the roots of Memphis barbecue go back much farther. The popular port town has been importing a wide variety of spices for years.
This dry rib rub is savory. It doesn’t hide the flavor of the meat behind sweetness.
Coat your ribs generously and enjoy the delicious crust that gets formed after you cook it to perfection.
And why not? Throw in a bit of brown sugar if you’d like to sweeten things up after all!