what the best ribs to smoke?????/

Discussion in 'Pork' started by jrod62, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. jrod62

    jrod62 Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    I have some time to kill while the spare ribs are smoking . I cut them into St. Louis Ribs. Just wondering which ribs are the best to smoke. Pork , Beef (which i have never done yet.) spare ribs ? baby back ribs ??? .

    "to many choices Sally"  love some feed back on this..

    I have some N.Y. strip steak that i have been smoking for last 30 min. need to go get some grill marks on them to eat with some corn on the cob. will check back after lunch see what u all think on the ribs
     
  2. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    I love beef ribs but the ones my way are all bone no meat so I smoke Baby Backs the next best thing. Although Lamb is pretty darn good also. 
     
  3. tjohnson

    tjohnson Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Insider OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Dino Bones!

    TJ
     
  4. jrod62

    jrod62 Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member



    sound like i need to try some beef ribs next time.

    thank for the info.
     
  5. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    My favorites are any ribs you smoke and I eat.

    Good luck and good smoking.
     
  6. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

      I'm with you Merv [​IMG]
     
  7. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Were kind of stuck on baby back's around here.
     
  8. I like Baby Backs - seems a bit more pleasing to my guests as well. 
     
  9. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    [​IMG]

    Prime Rib Dino Bones !!
     
  10. ecto1

    ecto1 Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    I like beef ribs but spares are my favorite.  My wife used to only eat baby backs now she only wants spares.  St. Louis cut and memphis wet.
     
  11. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    My favorite ribs are any kind that I have in my freezer or fridge. I'm a fan of them all. I still have not made any Dino bones. I am slacking.
     
  12. jrod62

    jrod62 Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Well i got a sign from smoking Gods today !
    Check my e-mail today , this month newletter.
    "Smoking beef back ribs"!!!!!!
    Looks like im going "Dino bones " shopping tonight .
    FLASH- the picture of the "prime rib Dino Bone " looks great!
    That is on the must do list !!!!
     
  13. mammal
     
  14. sunman76

    sunman76 Master of the Pit

    [​IMG]  looks great
     
  15. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

       Jrod, Spares are the easiest(I do mine whole) ,but if you are a Beefeater,Dinos are great[​IMG].

       The Spares have more on them than Babys,and don't dry out as much.I'm a big boy and a skinny little old St.Louis or BBs just aren't enough,and besides I'm a little Boheimian in my eating;I like to get that good stuff between the cartilage at the top(they are cheaper too).

       All I do is rub them,put in a 220*f smoker for 6 hrs.(with NO PEEKING,and No Foiling).They come out with just enough tug to stay on the bone,yet tender and tasty[​IMG].I don't even use sauce with or on them.The smoke flavor is all that is needed. 

       Have fun through the Summer and...
     

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