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Just a Simple Rack of Ribs

MJB05615

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Hello all, been busy and haven't posted in a while. Did a simple rack of Spare Ribs. They came out very well. I've been doing a few things a little differently lately. Cooking at higher temps for less time. This happened accidentally one day when I was running late and had to have them done at a certain time. I find them more tender and moist this way.
So here we go, I only have the finished not cut and cut pictures. No pre cooked or prep pictures. Seasoned with Jeff's Original Rub. Been using it on anything Pork the last 1-2 years, we love it. Smoked with a combination of Hickory and Cherry. I had wanted to use Pecan instead of the Cherry, but we were out. Cherry gives a nice color, but Pecan is a nice change once in a while.
Here is the Rack, we cut them in half when we buy them to vac seal easier, and takes up less space in the freezer. Taken out of the MES with IT between 189-194 mostly.
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Here they are cut up looking very nice and juicy. Great taste and tenderness. The Mrs. approved, that's all I ask, lol. We don't use any sauce either, it's that good on it's own.
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Thanks for stopping by, stay safe.
 

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Looks tasty. The family used to dip ribs in sauce. Lately they have been enjoying the flavor of the Rub and a coat or two of sauce that gets caramelized over high heat at the end...JJ
 

MJB05615

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Looks tasty. The family used to dip ribs in sauce. Lately they have been enjoying the flavor of the Rub and a coat or two of sauce that gets caramelized over high heat at the end...JJ
We used to do that too. Once in a while, I'll add a little Honey over the Ribs during the last hour or 2 of cooking for a little sweet.
 

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Looks great, Ribs are a great meal
We had ribs on Sunday also
life does get in the way sometimes, as long as everyone is good.
That's all that maters

David
 

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I'll take 2 ribs:emoji_grinning:!! They look great and it's been too long since I cooked any. Got to change that soon...
 

MJB05615

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Thanks GS, they came out real nice. Get going on yours and post them. And thanks for the like.
 

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Man yeah! I'll take a few bones of them good looking ribs!
Jim
 

MJB05615

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Thanks Jim. They were good tasting too. Got some leftovers if you're gonna be in the area. And thanks for the like.
 

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Nice looking rack Mike, that cherry seems to give ribs a real nice color, Like! RAY
 

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Beautiful Ribs, Mike!!
Nice Job!
Great Color!
Like.

Bear
 

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Looks great! They would not last on my plate for long. How long did you smoke at that temp? any wrapping or spritzing? Did you reverse sear or just straight off the smoker?

thx Cliff
 

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Those ribs look fantastic!
I made the same mistake as you. Last weekend I fired up my Lang for some spares. It hadn’t been run in months & so I cleaned it out real well, then started a huge fire in the firebox to get everything sterilized & ready to use again. Well it was sitting at 400 degrees when I put the ribs on. I let the fire die down, but for the most part it was running at 350. The ribs only took about 3 hours to get to 200 IT, which is how my wife & Grandson like them. They said they were the best ribs I have ever made. Hot & fast ribs!
Who would have thought?
Al
 

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Nice!
I've always smoked them at higher temps because I've never had a cooker that would do low temps.
They come out just fine and take less time.
Lately I've been cutting the rack in half leaving one dry and saucing the other.
Somehow they all get eaten....
 

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Those looks great Mike. Nice color and bark ! What temp/time did you use ?
 

MJB05615

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Nice looking rack Mike, that cherry seems to give ribs a real nice color, Like! RAY
Thanks Ray. Cherry does give a nice color, I don't notice much flavor difference though. Next time I'm going all Pecan, I think that'll change it up. Thanks for the like my friend, very appreciated.
 
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