Paul Kirk's Basic Kansas City Barbecue Seasoning

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  • 1 cup cane sugar
  • 1/2 cup garlic salt
  • 1/3 cup paprika
  • 1/4 cup seasoned salt
  • 3/4 cup BBQ Spice
  • 2 tablespoons onion salt
  • 2 tablespoons celery salt
  • 2 tablespoons chili seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Sift all ingredients together. Store in an airtight container away from sunlight. To use, sprinkle ribs, brisket, or chicken as if you were putting on heavy salt and pepper.

Yield: 
Yields 3 cups

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