All-Purpose Spice Rub
- 1/3 cup coarse salt
- 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
- 1/4 cup paprika
- 2 tablespoons ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons dried oregano
- 2 tablespoons dried thyme leaves
- 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper (optional)
Store in an airtight container, away from heat and light, up to 6 months.
In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients, using your hands to break up the sugar.
SourceEveryday Food, July/August 2006