The author and cook, Heather

Rib Rub

Rodney Scott's World of BBQ

This rub has a controversial ingredient, and I don't mean the salt.

The author calls it Jesus's Tears, in part because MSG has been much-maligned. There's very little scientific evidence that it is detrimental to human health, though I am not an expert in any way. You can read a little bit about the origin of the scare here:

That said, if you prefer not to consume MSG, I am sure you can omit it from this recipe, and it will be almost as good.

I found the full recipe for this here: