Easy spice rubs punch up the flavor on the grill. Season the chops and let them stand about 10 minutes before they're grilled. This allows the meat time to absorb the flavorful spice rub. (Serves 4)
Pork Chops with Carolina Rub
Stove-top barbecue beans *

Credit: Randy Mayor

* Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add 1/2 cup chopped onion and 1 minced garlic clove; sauté 3 minutes. Stir in 1/3 cup ketchup, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 2 tablespoons prepared mustard, 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce, 1 teaspoon chili powder and 2 (15.5-ounce) cans drained and rinsed Great Northern beans. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.