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Is dry rub necessary in making bbq ribs?

Normally when I make bbq ribs in the oven at home, I have to prepare the ribs approximately a day ahead. I usually cover the ribs with a dry rub mixture (made of garlic powder, paprika, sugar, salt, ...
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What's the best way to cook fall-off-the-bone baby-back ribs

What's the best way to cook fall-off-the-bone baby-back ribs?
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How do I cook ribs Chinese style?

I love Chinese style ribs. They seem to have a sweet plum flavour/fragrance to them and the meat seems to be caramelised. I'd like to try this at home, how are they prepared and cooked?
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Safe to leave oven on at 180F while at work to cook ribs?

I'm currently at work and I'm having a little panic attack. I followed a recipe that require the ribs to be wrapped in foil and cooked at 180F for 9hours. I left about 30 minutes ago and for who ...
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Does it make sense to parboil spare ribs before you roast or grill them?

I was thinking about doing it as a time saving device - any recommendations?
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When smoking is temperature consistency more important than exact temperature?

I am smoking ribs in a charcoal smoker. The smoked rib recipe that I am following instructs smoking the ribs at 225°F. My smoker is maintaining a temperature of 215°F. I can add more lump ...
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What is the lowest and slowest way I can bake pork ribs?

I am leaving for about 7-8 hours and I was wondering if it's possible to pop the ribs in the oven before I leave and have them come out super tender. Ive seen some recipes that suggest 250 for three ...
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What is the difference between Prime Rib and a Standing Rib Roast?

What is the difference between Prime Rib and a Standing Rib Roast? (and a "rib eye roast" while you're at it)
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What's the best way to cook BBQ ribs in the oven and grill?

I have some pork ribs that I want to barbecue, but being relatively inexperienced with BBQ and lacking a decent grill thermometer, I want to simplify things by cooking them partly in the oven and ...
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Artificial Wood Chips/Smoke for smoking meat

I am looking for alternatives to using wood chips for smoking meats. I would like the process to actually smoke the meat. Liquid smoke/marinades are not what I'm looking for. Has anyone heard of ...
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Is charcoal or the smoker at fault for low temperature smoking?

I recently received a charcoal smoker for my cake day. I attempted to smoke pork ribs, here are the steps I followed. Cured the smoker with 2 Lbs of charcoal. (6 hours) Cleaned the smoker. ...
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How to avoid ridiculously salty results when brining?

Last time I brined, the ribs came out ridiculously salty. Can someone provide me with a good brining method?
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Cooking ribs weirdly?

So my brother who's pretty inexperienced brined his ribs, smoked them for an hour, put it back in the brine/fridge, and plans on sous vide+searing them. Is there danger in putting the cooked pork back ...
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Ribs in Slow Cooker, then finished on BBQ?

I don't have a smoker, but I love slow-cooked BBQ ribs. Would it be possible to cook ribs for 8-10 hours or however long I like in my kitchen slow cooker, then pop them onto a charcoal barbecue to ...
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Spare Ribs: spacing out the soak and the grill

A specific recipe I like for preparing ribs involves a slow four hour soak at 250 degrees in the oven and then a grilling period. I was wondering, how badly is it going to affect the end result if I ...
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Lamb ribs - how to cook them

I frequently buy a half or a whole lamb and always get a rack of ribs with this - but I never really know what to do with them. I've tried roasting them (which does kind of work), and I've tried some ...
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How to broil a rack of goat ribs

It's football playoff time, and I have two racks of goat ribs. My cooking plan is to wrap the ribs in foil and broil them. Any recommendations about what to do with them first, and what to put in the ...
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What temperature is the “warm” setting on a conventional oven?

I'm making a rack of pork ribs and I want to try and cook them as low and slow as possible, with time not really being an issue. Just wondering if the warm setting is enough to do the trick. I'm ...
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What cut of short rib do I have, and how do I prepare them?

I have beef short ribs that I'm not sure how to prepare. I'm not even sure what cut they are. They consist of only bone and intercostal meat. The blade fat and meat have been removed. They are then ...
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Would brining help the texture/flavor of ribs?

I'm trying to get more flavor into my Memphis dry rub ribs. I'm cooking them slowly in an Applewood smoke oven, but I was also considering soaking the ribs in brine before cooking, to add flavor and ...
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What can I use to substitute apple juice in a preparation of ribs?

I am using a quick prep of ribs on a UV grill (that doesn't really hold a temp under 300'F; qed, no long slow cooking). I saw one other answer here where the ribs are wrapped in foil and quasi-braised ...
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BBQ Rib problem, need suggestions

I have a pretty fail safe method for cooking BBQ baby back pork ribs at home. make a rub and apply to ribs wrap in aluminum foil one hour at 325 in the oven the reduce to 225 and cook for two more ...
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How do I cut and serve my ribs?

I slow-cooked spare ribs on my grill yesterday: I'm not sure if that picture does it justice, but they were very tasty. The problem I had was cutting and serving them to my family. Is there a ...
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How long to cook pork ribs in the oven?

tl;dr: I've got 6 lb of super-thick pork shoulder country style ribs. How long should I cook them in the oven if I want them to taste good? I recently bought a 6 lb. package of delicious, ...
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Unfreezing and cooking steaks like ribeye or club steaks

We usually buy club steaks or rib eye steaks and freeze them for cooking them at a later day. Then a few days later we take the steaks out of the freezer to make them on a pan or in the oven. One of ...
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Starting the Maillard reaction on ribs without a torch or gas stove

Two months ago I made a homemade sous vide cooker and I've had great luck so far. Last night I started a batch of 72 hour ribs and I'm really looking forward to eating them in a few days. Until I ...
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Oops left baby back ribs on warm instead of low for 7 hrs [duplicate]

Would the meat still be ok to eat if I cooked it on low for another 8 hrs after being on warm for 7 hrs?