When to rub your meat?

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When to rub your meat?

Postby psuman316 » Wed Jul 11, 2012 3:56 pm

Just wondering when you guys add your rib rub? Night before? Couple hours before? or Just before you put it in the smoker? Is there any pro's or con's against either method?
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Re: When to rub your meat?

Postby Papa Tom » Wed Jul 11, 2012 4:13 pm

I just do the rub when prepping the ribs then into the smoke.
I've tried all the different ways and have noticed some difference but couldn't say any method was better.
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When to rub your meat?

Postby dodson914 » Wed Jul 11, 2012 5:14 pm

I normally put my rubs on 1-2 hours prior to putting on the smoker/grill. Then I leave it out while prepping other stuff. Sometimes I'll wrap it in saran wrap.
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Postby BluDawg » Wed Jul 11, 2012 7:27 pm

After I light the pit.
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When to rub your meat?

Postby Texas 1836 » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:37 pm

If I am bringing it from the fridge and to the pit, I usually just coat and put it on. To me, the colder the meat is when it hits the smoker, the more smoke it's going to take in. If I am grilling, I will let it sit out for a whole. Either way, I don't normally rub ahead of time.
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Postby RWBTEX » Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:38 pm

maybe 1/2 hour before going on the pit.
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Re: When to rub your meat?

Postby Sailor Kenshin » Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:42 am

Uh-oh... am I the only one who usually rubs way ahead of time? Say, overnight?
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Re: When to rub your meat?

Postby Papa Tom » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:56 am

Sailor Kenshin wrote:Uh-oh... am I the only one who usually rubs way ahead of time? Say, overnight?


Possibly you are the only one that actually plans ahead.... :dont:
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Postby 3 star redneck » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:59 am

All mine gets rubbed to night before th cook.....always...
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Re: When to rub your meat?

Postby tex_toby » Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:47 am

BluDawg wrote:After I light the pit.


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Re: When to rub your meat?

Postby CliffCarter » Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:26 am

tex_toby wrote:
BluDawg wrote:After I light the pit.


+1


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Re: When to rub your meat?

Postby Woody Wood » Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:17 am

Two hours before it hits the pit.
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Re: When to rub your meat?

Postby js-tx » Tue Jul 24, 2012 9:30 am

I used to just rub about 1 hour before, however I do seem to get more flavor if I rub overnight. That at least seems to be the case for me the one time I tried that. It does require planning ahead though.
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Re: When to rub your meat?

Postby Pony Express » Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:30 pm

3 star redneck wrote:All mine gets rubbed to night before th cook.....always...



so dont you have a big slurry of a mess in the morning from the injection leaking out and mizing with the rub? do you dry it and rub it again? or do I have to attend your school to get that answer? :D
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Re: When to rub your meat?

Postby 3 star redneck » Tue Jul 24, 2012 4:27 pm

Pony Express wrote:
3 star redneck wrote:All mine gets rubbed to night before th cook.....always...



so dont you have a big slurry of a mess in the morning from the injection leaking out and mizing with the rub? do you dry it and rub it again? or do I have to attend your school to get that answer? :D

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