If you asked Tim Love what you should make for a Labor Day bash, he’d probably say his “bad ass” spice rub. According to him (and F&W’s Justin Chapple, who put it to the test in this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips), it’s almost universally useful. You can mix it into chocolate, use it to rim a margarita glass, stir it into salad dressings—the possibilities are endless. But Love’s spice rub isn’t his only cookout-friendly recipe. Here, the Texas chef’s best dishes to make for a Labor Day blowout.