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Beginner from KY.

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Hey everyone.  Beginner from KY smoking on a 18" Weber Smokey Mountain.  Making some apple smoked spare ribs for the family dinner later tonight.  I've attached some pics!

Used some Private Selection Texas Barbecue Rub today.  First time trying a purchased rub, usually follow recipes online.


Put them on about an hour ago!  Going to spray with apple juice after the 2nd hour every 45 minutes until completion.


Currently running at 253F degrees, trying to get it around 225, want these bad boys to slow cook for about 5 hours.  I'll be transporting these about 30 minutes away when complete.  I am thinking about wrapping in tin foil then putting in a cooler, any suggestions?

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Welcome to the board! When you transport them, keep the cooler out of reach of the driver or else you could get a ticket for Open Ribs.

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Agree with your plan, try wrapping with a couple towels after foiling, should keep them plenty warm. Next time try 3-2-1 method on your ribs, it's our go to method.welcome1.gif
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For some reason I forgot all about the 3-2-1 method.  Going for a 3-1-1 method due to time constraints!

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Finished up and all ready to go!  Here is the timeline I used.

12:00 PM Placed on Smoker



03:18 PM Wrapped in Foil


04:29 PM Foil Removed



04:44 BBQ Sauce added (Stubbs, Sticky Sweet)


05:17 Pulled off


Transporting to the family dinner, I'll try to get some pics there too!

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texas.gif  Good afternoon and welcome to the forum, from a cool and rainy day here in East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.



post #7 of 8
Sure they were good, look awfully nice and meaty.
post #8 of 8
That sure is some good looking meat and one hell of an introduction post! Welcome to the forums.
- Ryan
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