by Erica Perez June 26, 2017

Whether you're rolling your Smokey Joe out to the park for a casual cookout, or pulling out all the stops for a backyard 4th of July bash, Oaktown has the spices for you!

Urumqi Eggplant SkewersChickpea Sumac SaladGrilled Yucatan Shrimp

Thinking chicken? Try marinating it in our Jamaican Jerk Marinade recipe overnight for a fruity, spicy version. For something simpler, just rub on our St. Basil's BBQ Rib & Chop Rub and slap it on the grill.

Ribs? St. Basil's is a great match here too, or snazz it up with our Oaktown Sweet Heat. We love a low and slow cooking method.

Burgers? Add one of our blends to the patties to take them beyond basic. Grand Lake Shake adds a mustardy, oniony zing. Harissa provides a little heat and a Mediterranean twist. Montreal Steak and Chop gives a nice dose of pepper, garlic and herbs.

Veggies? The sky is the limit! We have a delicious recipe for eggplant skewers using our Urumqi Lamb Rub. Yes, this Chinese-inspired, cumin-loaded blend was formulated with lamb in mind, but it is equally fantastic on grilled veggies. 

Check out our BBQ-themed recipes below, and have a fun-filled, safe holiday!

Please note, we will be closed on Tuesday July 4th to celebrate. Orders will not be shipped that day.

Low and Slow BBQ Ribs 

Jamaican Jerk Marinade

Urumqi Lamb or Eggplant Skewers

Grand Lake Veggie Dip

Chickpea Sumac Salad

Yellow Cardamom Ice Cream with Candied Fennel Seeds

Spiced Lamb Kebabs and Cucumber Raita

Grilled Yucatan Shrimp


Erica Perez
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