Wednesday, March 20, 2013

A great flavor experience


BBQ means for me to try new things... it's a long journey with a lot of experiments. My latest experiments ended up in a new rub called Apple Kiss.

Due to the fact that I've allergic reactions to raw apples I always look for possibilites to treat them because I really like to eat them... but I prefer it to have no issues later. So I did some tests with dried apples, which worked fine... those dried apple rings brought the idea to my mind that they could be ground now... and then you can make a rub with that powder... that's what I did and after a few steps this new rub was born.

I was sure that it would go perfectly with babyback ribs (you also use apple juice as a mopping liquid) and so all the tests were done with ribs to bring it to its final composition. To intensivate the flavor experience I additionally made a glaze which's based on apple juice...

Sounds like a lot of apple... but the result is awesome... it's a thing which's more on the sweet side but it's absolutely delicious...

I also made another test run with pig cheeks... two with Cherry Kiss rub and a cherry glaze, two with Apple Kiss rub and an apple glaze... both came out fantastic with the apple one being a bit more on the sweet side...

cigar, cigars, cigar's, blog, blogger, tasted, tasting, tastings, tasty, smoke, smoked, smoking, smokes, smoker, vaduz, kreuzlingen, schweiz, switzerland, suiza, swiss, suisse, whisky, whiskys, whiskies, whiskey, whiskeys, blind tasting, experiment, experiments, review, reviews, reviewing, eldondo, balgach, portmann, portmanns, portmann's, lonsdale, lonsdales, robusto, robustos, corona, coronas, box, humidor, humidors, boxes, tobacco, tabak, zigarre, zigarren, rauchen, verkostung, heiko, blumentritt, heiko blumentritt, jar, jars, ceramic jar, ceramic jars, trip, trips, pharmacy smoke, ans, lounge
Dried apple rings

Apple Kiss

Rubbed ribs

What a nice shine on them...

A nice smoke ring

Pig cheeks with two different flavors (left: Cherry Kiss, right: Apple Kiss)

No comments:

Post a Comment