dried ground apples

Discussion in 'Sauces, Rubs & Marinades' started by ubekewl454, Mar 24, 2010.

  1. ubekewl454

    ubekewl454 Fire Starter

    Has anyone here ever dried apples to the point you could grind it for use in a rub?
  2. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I have worked on drying apples a few times to get them to the point of being able to grind in my spice grinder to no avel(sp).I have found a store here called Sprouts or sunflower that carry apple chips that are dry enough to grind and use in rubs-they resemble the crisp of potato chips.I make a apple cinn. rub for a flavor of 1 of my bacons.hope your able to find some.
  3. ubekewl454

    ubekewl454 Fire Starter

    Good idea...I didn't think about the chips..thanks
  4. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I have been eating those chips for years and never thought about using in a rub - what a great idea - you might check in the dried fruit section at your regular market - I swear I saw some at Fryes when I was there a couple of weeks ago
  5. justpassingthru

    justpassingthru Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    To answer you question, yes I have, I use them in the Pig's Worst Nightmare Rub, but it's a lot of work.

    I have a solar dehydrator that I use to dry the slices, but afterwards they have to go into a 200° oven for 30 minutes to make them crispy enough to pass through the spice grinder.

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