Here's how to spike your grilled meats with the flavors of strong coffee, bourbon barrel smoke and Italian black truffles.

By Chelsea Morse
Updated: May 23, 2017

Here's how to spike your grilled meats with the flavors of strong coffee, bourbon barrel smoke and Italian black truffles.

Coffee Rub
4 Rivers Smokehouse flavors this rub with strong cowboy coffee. $4.50 for 3.4 oz.; 4rsmokehouse.com.

Woodford Reserve's Lemon Pepper Blend
Wood from bourbon barrels smokes the pepper. $10 for 2 oz.; bourbonbarrelfoods.com.

Carolina Dirt Rub
This salty-sweet blend is best sprinkled, not rubbed, as salt crystals can cut meat. $9 for 6 oz.; lilliesq.com.

Herbal Heirloom Savory Salt
A tiny Italian farm grows the organic herbs. $11 for 4 oz.; scrumptiouspantry.com.

Black Truffle Sea Salt
From Abruzzo, a new essential for truffle fanatics. $13.25 for 2 oz.; saltsistersonline.com.

Related: Michael Symon's Top 5 Spice Rubs
Bold Grilling Marinades
Summer Grilling Recipes

Advertisement