Baby Backs for a crowd on the WSM (QView)

Discussion in 'Pork' started by burn-it, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. burn-it

    burn-it Smoke Blower

    Family from Denver, Atlanta and San Diego came over for some BBQ today.  Picked up 6 racks of baby backs from Costco and smoked for about 4 and a half hours at 220 - 235 with mesquite. 

    Rubbed and ready for the WSM.


    Loaded the top and bottom racks.


    Ready to pull



    Bucket o Ribs!!  The bones were just falling out . . .



    Juicy, tender  ribs!!!


    And here's the family.


    What a great day!!  It's not often this much of my family is in the same place at the same time, and cuz I still have a rack and a half of ribs left for later!!
  2. burn-it

    burn-it Smoke Blower

    Everybody is gone.  Time for bed. 

  3. thebarbequeen

    thebarbequeen Smoking Fanatic

    Can't beat the fun of feeding your family and friends! Those came out looking beautful! Spud salad looks great too!  Cheers! and a belly rub.
  4. smokinal

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

    Great job! Ribs look fantastic!   [​IMG]
  5. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That's how you trun a good barbque into a great barbque. FAMILY & FRIENDS. looks great!!
  6. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks Great...
  7. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Great looking BB's James, Awesome color and really nice smoke ring.

    Nice looking family you got there[​IMG]

    Thanks for sharing with us [​IMG]
  8. thunderdome

    thunderdome Master of the Pit

    Great lookin Que. Nice treat for the fam
  9. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice looking crowd there James.... on both the WSM and the couch! [​IMG]

    Mighty tastey looking plates of food..... and if it had been my family there deffinately would not have been left over ribs... lol.

    Give the puppy a bone and tuck it in for the night. LOL
  10. shooter1

    shooter1 Smoking Fanatic

    Looks like an awesome time with family and good food. The ribs look perfect and I love the last pic of the dog sacked out.
  11. dougmays

    dougmays Limited Mod Group Lead

    gotta love the fact that you can lay 6 racks nicely on the WSM!! looks great hope the family enjoyed! 

    how much were the ribs at costco, i haven't been to mine in awhile, just wondering if there was a sale going on?
  12. burn-it

    burn-it Smoke Blower

    Thanks Everyone!

    I do love the fact that I can fit 6 racks.  Before I got the WSM22 i could only do 3 racks.  Now I can cook lots and freeze some for later.  It's getting that nice coating on the inside making it easier to maintain and control temp. Made my first lid-ring on the table next to WSM - oops!  A few more runs and I will be ready for an all nighter.  I'll do a butt or brisket.

    I paid $30 for 3 racks.  Not sure of the price-per-pound.

    I found that the amount of rub I would use on 3 racks covered 6 nicely with the same flavor and color.  I put all the spices together to have it on hand and mix in the sugar when I am ready to put it on the ribs.  I also cook them straight thru.  No spritzing or foiling.  They still come out tender and juicy. 

    Also, Gotta love Cooper!  We rescued him from a life of solitude and neglect and he has done incredibly well adjusting the huge crowd of my family.

    As fare as the left overs - I hid some some for later.  Shhh - don't tell anyone.
  13. Nice looking rib fest there. Looks like a great time.
  14. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks fabulous!!

  15. sqwib

    sqwib Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looking good, glad you had a good day!
  16. chef willie

    chef willie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    XLNT looking ribs and great pics of the fam & pooch. NIce touch you rescued him....looks like a happy boy now
  17. happy2meatu

    happy2meatu Fire Starter

    That's some beautiful pig...
  18. jlmacc

    jlmacc Meat Mopper

    Those look great!I am finally perfecting my ribs.I like to use Jeff's rub and "Daves Famous" chipolte sauce mixed with honey,for a sauce I put on towards the end.What kind of rub you using there?[​IMG]
  19. deannc

    deannc Master of the Pit

    Those ribs have some great color and look delicious!  Cooper seems to have adjusted well and appears pretty content! lol  [​IMG]
  20. boykjo

    boykjo Sausage maker Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    nice job on the ribs...................[​IMG]

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