The smokiness of the barbecue grill can only do so much to your protein; ultimately, sauces and rubs provide most of the flavor punch. If you're used to buying premade sauces and rubs, you'll find that these five recipes are very easy and doable for a barbecuing newbie. You're only one click away from unctuously rich sauces and rubs for your grilled meats.
Raspberry Barbecue Sauce
Tangy and tart raspberry barbecue sauce  fuses Mexican cumin and serrano flavors with common barbecue ingredients like Worcestershire sauce.
All-Purpose Spice Rub
An all-purpose spice rub  offers a balanced range of flavors for your meats. Keep a batch on hand to sprinkle on meats or veggies prior to cooking. Spice rub will take just about anything to a new salty, sweet, and spicy level.
Kansas City Barbecue Sauce
For those who are averse to chopping and need to whip up a barbecue sauce on the fly, Kansas City barbecue sauce  requires no prep work and contains the interesting addition of allspice and cinnamon.
Oregano, garlic, and red pepper are blended with olive oil to create chimichurri , a popular Argentinian condiment.
Cola Barbecue Sauce
Southerners love their barbecue and their sugary cola beverages, so why not marry the two in a sweet and piquant cola barbecue sauce ?