Clean the meat the right way.

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by nudib, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. nudib

    nudib Newbie

    I`m looking for some help or a site that can show me how to properly clean ribs and other meats.I have smoked some wings,turkeys,ribs and chicken.I`m doing some ribs and wings this weekend and I have already cut the back strap from the ribs,but it doesn`t look right.I`m using the 3-2-1 method and have mustard and rub on them now over night.After there smoked there awesome but I want to make sure I have cut them right? Thanks for any help,Nudib
     
  2. div

    div Smoking Fanatic

    peel off the membrane and do what u will with em, thats about it
     
  3. nudib

    nudib Newbie

    There was a giant bone towards the top, above the back strap.most ribs I`ve done have already been cut.I`m trying to go the cheaper route and clean them myself.Thanks again for all your help.nudib
     
  4. ronf

    ronf Smoke Blower

    Here is a video from Youtube. You may want to search for other meats to see if there are more videos available. Good luck.

     
  5. nudib

    nudib Newbie

    I might have left the membrane on it will that mess the ribs up?Thanks again
     
  6. walking dude

    walking dude Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    not sure of what you mean by CLEANING?

    trimming?........other MEATS???
     
  7. nudib

    nudib Newbie

    Ron F sent a video that was perfect,Thanks I forgot to remove the membrane off the ribs,but just did it.I was looking for how to cut the different cuts of meats chicken,pork and beef.Like how to cut up a chicken or how to cut a st. louis stye. Thanks for the reply.nudib
     
  8. allen

    allen Smoking Fanatic

    Hey nudib, The first 2 times I did ribs I left the skin on the inside of the ribs and flavor stunk, ( Did not Know, Newbie then) I then came to this site and got told skin off inside, da-n good ribs
     
  9. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum Nudib!
     
  10. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF. You'll learn all sorts of good tricks here [​IMG] .
     
  11. dennisdocb

    dennisdocb Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome Nudib..You can find out pretty much what you want to know here..great site and people
     
  12. salt_tub

    salt_tub Newbie

    Will leaving the membrane on increase storage time?
     
  13. dutch

    dutch Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Won't effect the storage time, but by removing the membrane from the bone-side of the ribs will allow better smoke penetration.

    Most commercial rib places leave the membrane on 'cuz it isn't cost effective to remove as it is a bit time consuming especially when you have lots of ribs to prep.
     
  14. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    What Dutch said. In the restaurant we always removed them though.
     

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