I just put the ribs on to the terra cotta smoker. The ribs were rubbed with salt and dark brown sugar. They should be done in 6 - 7 hours. The recipe for the sauce follows. Texas pit sauce: 10 oz. ketchup 1/4 cup worchestershire sauce 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup dark brown sugar 1 1/2 - 3 Tsp spicy brown mustard 1 - 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbl finely grated onion 1/4 Tsp dried thyme 1/4 Tsp ground chile d'arbol pods or ground cayenne pepper 1 Tsp Tabasco sauce 1/3 cup water salt to taste black pepper to taste Place the above ingredients into a non-reactive sauce pan. Stir to combine. Bring the contents of the pan to a boil, cut the heat, and simmer until thick.