Category Archives: Spices

Hot? Whaddya Mean Hot?

When first we embarked on the Miners Mix adventure, we had a stable of rubs and spice blends of which we were very proud. We set about the genial task of marketing them to a hungry public, and we enjoyed … Continue reading

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Don’t Feel Like Cooking Outside?

We happen to cook outside most days of the year.  Grilling, smoking and barbecue pretty much make up how we cook about 300+ days of the year, sun, rain, snow or hail.  We do, however occasionally retreat indoors.  When we … Continue reading

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Prime Rib

Because the West was not won with ham!   Here in the far Wild West, placer and hard-rock gold mining remnants are strewn literally everywhere. Of course, one must recognize that all those piles of dirt and gravel alongside the … Continue reading

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Fresno Food Expo and other related stuff and junk

While this space is usually reserved for the Ol’ Miner to talk about what’s on his mind, occasionally we (his trusty staff) steal it for our own devious purposes. As many of you know, the Ol’ Miner has a regular … Continue reading

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Fish on!! The grill…

People who claim they don’t like fish have NEVER had GOOD fish. This blog will tell you how to make GOOD fish! A lot of folks are scared to grill fish the way it was meant to be grilled, which … Continue reading

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Miners Mix Ranch-Marinated Chicken Thighs

This recipe makes chicken that’s far better than anyone would think based on the ingredients! Blend a 2:1 ratio of Hidden Valley Ranch salad dressing with Miners Mix Kit’s K.C. BBQ Rub. I usually use 1 cup dressing to ½ … Continue reading

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Miners Mix Pulled Pork – Yum!

The Day Before: Rub pork butt liberally with Miners Mix Maynards Memphis Rub. Apply rub heavily! Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight. The Next Day: Prepare grill/smoker for indirect cooking and control heat to maintain temperature between 220 to … Continue reading

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