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Pork Rub

I really like the flavor of juniper berries on pork and game.

This preparation works general use on pork. It even works for bacon!

Feels and tastes like a little of the outdoors
Authored by: Ludwig van Food
Estimated Cost: $5
Difficulty: Easy
Suggested Beverage: Beer
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Rubs, Sauces and Condiments
Cuisine American
Servings 3 cups
Calories 399

Equipment and Supplies


  • 1 cup dark brown sugar, firmly packed
  • ½ cup paprika
  • ¼ cup garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons black pepper, ground
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons mustard powder, dried
  • 2 teaspoons allspice, cracked or ground
  • 2 teaspoons juniper berries, ground
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne


  • Combine all ingredients well in a small mixing bowl. Refrigerate any extra rub in a airtight container.
    1 cup dark brown sugar, 1/2 cup paprika, 1/4 cup garlic powder, 2 tablespoons black pepper, 2 tablespoons onion powder, 2 teaspoons mustard powder, 2 teaspoons juniper berries, ½ teaspoon cayenne, 2 teaspoons allspice

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