Our Test Kitchen took cues from the pros to bring pit-barbecue flavor to the backyard.
Makes 1 cup
Total time: 5 Minutes
1/4 cup kosher salt
1/4 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
2 tablespoons plus 2 tsp. smoked paprika
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 teaspoons garlic powder
2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground ginger
Stir together all ingredients. Store in an airtight container up to 1 month.