3 BBQ flavors to take with you

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3 BBQ flavors to take with you

Do you know that feeling when you are eating something and you think… I could have made that better on my barbecue. Today we are going to solve that problem.

We are going to create 3 typical barbecue flavors that you can take with you everywhere you go.


Grilled lemon-pepper

  • 1 lemon
  • 3 red peppers
  • Rock salt

Classic BBQ

  • one bell pepper
  • half an onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • Rock salt
  • Peppercorns

Italian roast

  • 1 lime
  • 1 garlic clove
  • some twigs of fresh oregano
  • some twigs of fresh thyme
  • Rock salt
  • Peppercorns


How to

Let’s start with the grilled lemon-pepper

  1. Slice a lemon thin, this helps reduce the drying time.
  2. Take the cap of 3 red pepper and deseed them.
    Grilling the lemons and pepper to give them a caramel flavor and a little bbq char.
  3. Place them on a wired rack and put them in a food dryer for 24 hours.
  4. When the lemon and the pepper are dry grind them down.
  5. Take salt out of the salt grinder, replace half of the salt with the grilled lemon and pepper. Place it back in the jar and label it.

Now let’s do a smoked version of BBQ flavors

  1. Slice one bell pepper, half an onion, 2 cloves of garlic and grill them until they have a little char.
  2. Place them in the food dryer for 24 hours and grind them down.
  3. Take the salt out of the salt grinder and put it on a plate. Smoke it with some beech tree for 3 hours. You can play around with other wood for different smoke flavors.
  4. Mix the salt with the dried paprika, garlic, and onion. Add some ground down peppercorns and put everything in the salt grinder.

Now for the Italian roast

  1. Slice and grill a lime and a garlic clove.
  2. Dry the lime, the garlic, the twigs of fresh oregano, and thyme.
  3. Remove the herb leaves from the stalks and grind them down.
  4. Mix them with the smoked salt and some ground down peppercorns.

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