I came across this at Mercola.com and thought some of you might find it interesting since we tend to use rubs around here. ClovesCinnamonOreganoRosemaryGingerBlack pepperPaprikaGarlic powder You can easily recreate this simply by mixing the dry spices together and rubbing them onto the meat before you quickly sear it, or add them to your marinade. You can also help prevent the formation of toxic heterocyclic amines (HCAs) by adding blueberries or cherries to your burgers. HCAs form when food is cooked at high temperatures, and they're linked to cancer. In terms of HCA, the worst part of the meat is the blackened section.