This recipe comes from avid competition barbecuer Eric Devlin, the editor of online barbecue magazine Smoke Signals.

Check out his 10 tips for backyard barbecuers.

BASIC RUB FOR CHICKEN AND PORK

1 cup turbinado sugar

1/4 cup paprika

3 tablespoons packaged powdered lemonade

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4 tablespoons ground black pepper

4 tablespoons ground ancho chili powder

2 tablespoons onion powder

2 tablespoons garlic powder

2 tablespoons kosher salt

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Combine all ingredients.

Makes about 2 1/4 cups.