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Rib contest coming up and needed a lil practice

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a local bar is having a rib contest in a few weeks and decided to try some different seasonings and let people taste test them for the rub i'm gonna use.  i got 2 racks of spares and cut them in half so i could try them 4 different ways. i got the ribs seasoned up on saturday and tossed them in the fridge in zip lock bags, i started my smoker up around 10:30 on sunday morning to get it up to heat and enjoyed the rest of my day.  i did the 3-2 -1 method and they all turned out great.  nice smoke ring and juicy fall off the bone ribs.   i used mesquite and apple wood for smoke flavor

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top left-stubs prok marinade

top right-mesquite chipotle/ i added a lil bbq sauce during the foil process

bottom left-baby back rub

bottom right-jb fat boys/brown sugar/ habenaro powder (sweet and spicy)

i added some brown sugar to all of them when i put them on the smoker

 

 

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right before i put them in foil....got some nice pull back already.

 

 

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stubs marinade

 

 

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mesquite chipotle

 

 

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baby back rub

 

 

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jb fat boys/ brown sugar/habenaro powder

 

 

the stubs marinade had great flavor all the way thru, nice citrus flavor

the mesquite chipotle was good..but i like it better on chicken

the baby back rub stole the show 

and the fat boys with habenaro and brown sugar had a great bite to it...but i dont think it good enough for the competition.

post #2 of 6

They sure look like winning ribs to me!

post #3 of 6
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thanx Al

post #4 of 6
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my last review came in this today and i'll be doing a baby back style rib

 

post #5 of 6

Those look Awesome from my house, Red!!!

 

Bear

post #6 of 6

I'll take a rack or two here too

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