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Just Some Bob Ribs

disco

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I made some BOB (bite off the bone) ribs. I got a nice meaty rack of back ribs and removed the silverskin from the back by the ribs by lifting one corner with a sharp knife and then grasping the membrane with a paper towel and pulling it off the meat.

I rubbed the ribs with my Basic Rub.

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I preheated my Traeger Timberline to 230 F (110 C) and put the ribs on. I cooked the ribs to an internal temperature of 190 F (88 C) which took about 4 hours.

I brushed the ribs with a generous layer Hickey Bottom Honey BBQ sauce and cooked for 40 minutes longer.

I took the ribs off the grill and cut into single ribs.

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Note how they are bite off the bone. The meat doesn’t fall off the bone but does bite off easily and is very tender and moist.

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The Verdict

I love making ribs this way. It is She Who Must Be Obeyed's favourite. I kind of lean towards 3-2-1 and fall off the bone but I have been assured these are better by the higher power.

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they sure do look good disco, your a smart man listening to the higher power.
 

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Your ribs look close to perfection Disco.

If Mama is happy, everybody's happy.

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Nice back ribs disco! Looks like thats the perfect "bob" ribs. Ive got a few racks waiting for next weekend.
 

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Those are some fine looking ribs Disco!! Beautiful job....on these and your Buffalo wings. Apologies sir, but I never got around to responding to that one. I'm with you though. I prefer BOB versus FOTB. Sadly Tracy prefers FOTB. IMHO, that's not a whole lot different than pulled pork :emoji_wink:

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Great job.

My wife prefers FOTB, but I'm slowly converting here.

She ate some of my left over baby backs yesterday. They had a bit more bite than BoB.

I make them a touch more "bite" when intended for a long slow cook on a tractor manifold.
 

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Those are about to pretty to eat !!! Nahhhhh

Great job

Gary
 

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Pretty ribs, Disco! My "She Who Must Be Obeyed" likes them FOTB but she is OK with BOB :-)
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Many prefer FOTB but IMO the flavor has gone past prime at that stage due to over cooking. BoB has been our method for years! A nice clean bite (no naw or tug required) lets the meat flavor shine. JMTC
 
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Nice back ribs disco! Looks like thats the perfect "bob" ribs. Ive got a few racks waiting for next weekend.
Thanks! Ribs are perfect for any weekend!

Those are some fine looking ribs Disco!! Beautiful job....on these and your Buffalo wings. Apologies sir, but I never got around to responding to that one. I'm with you though. I prefer BOB versus FOTB. Sadly Tracy prefers FOTB. IMHO, that's not a whole lot different than pulled pork :emoji_wink:

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Robert
Thanks, but I'm with your missus. I like FOTB. However, BOB are pretty good too.

Awesome ribs. As usual.
Thanks so much!
 

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Great job.

My wife prefers FOTB, but I'm slowly converting here.

She ate some of my left over baby backs yesterday. They had a bit more bite than BoB.

I make them a touch more "bite" when intended for a long slow cook on a tractor manifold.
Thank you. You are luckiy. It is usually my wife converting me.

Awesome job Disco. I like the B O B ribs myself.
Thanks! To each their own!

Those are about to pretty to eat !!! Nahhhhh

Great job

Gary
Thanks Gary. I hope you are well.
 

disco

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Pretty ribs, Disco! My "She Who Must Be Obeyed" likes them FOTB but she is OK with BOB :-)
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Thanks for the like. Truth be told, I like both too!

Many prefer FOTB but IMO the flavor has gone past prime at that stage due to over cooking. BoB has been our method for years! A nice clean bit (no naw or tug required) lets the meat flavor shine. JMTC
Sounds like you've found your rib!
 

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