Ask For It — Dornan’s Chuckwagon Rib Rub


If you’re planning on grilling out any time soon, then make use of this rib rub provided to us from Dornan’s. They gave it to us to go along with the story on their history in the summer issue of the magazine (pg. 85).

The rub is used for the Dutch oven ribs at the 65-year-old Chuckwagon and would be good on any meat.

spice rub

Recipe: Dornans Chuckwagon Dutch Oven Ribs BBQ rub


  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cumin
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 /4 cup black pepper
  • 1/2 cup smoked paprika



About Author

Also originally from the South, Cara Rank discovered cooking was a creative outlet that helped her relax after long days writing magazine and newspaper articles during the past eight years in Jackson. Really, she just missed Southern food. A lot. During a 12-year career as a journalist, Cara has won numerous awards for her work and has written about everything from rodeo queens to Dolly Parton tomatoes. She spends her weekends making jars of pickles and jam and amazing dinners for friends. She loves shishito peppers, Chicago-style hot dogs and elderflower-spiked cocktails.

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