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Ribs: St. Louis Style

gmc2003

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Seemed to be a whole lot of rib talk on the forums lately. So I got to thinking that ribs sound pretty good. That's when I made the trek to the local grocer to see what they had in stock. When I got there all I found were a few St. Louis style and some BBs premarinated. So St. Louis it is.

First things first. Fire up the 26er and SnS:

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Season up the ribs: Just salt and pepper
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The mandatory beer pole shot:
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...and the ribs go on along with two taters. One sweet and one russet.
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A short time in, and the ribs are starting to look good.
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The bend test says they're done.
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Glazed for the wife
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and my plate.
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Thanks for taking a look. They were good.

Chris
 

kilo charlie

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Seemed to be a whole lot of rib talk on the forums lately. So I got to thinking that ribs sound pretty good. That's when I made the trek to the local grocer to see what they had in stock. When I got there all I found were a few St. Louis style and some BBs premarinated. So St. Louis it is.

First things first. Fire up the 26er and SnS:

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Season up the ribs: Just salt and pepper
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The mandatory beer pole shot:
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...and the ribs go on along with two taters. One sweet and one russet.
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A short time in, and the ribs are starting to look good.
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The bend test says they're done.
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Glazed for the wife
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and my plate.
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Thanks for taking a look. They were good.

Chris
Looks fantastic!
 

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Man , those look good . I was wanting to do some myself , but $58 dollars for a 3 pack of spares ? Nope .
I like the salt and pepper only treatment . Nice cook .
 

kilo charlie

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Man , those look good . I was wanting to do some myself , but $58 dollars for a 3 pack of spares ? Nope .
I like the salt and pepper only treatment . Nice cook .
I was surprised at the Walmart pricing... Baby backs and St Louis were over $3 and $4 a pound respectively while the spares were $1.94 ... easy choice there. I don't mind doing a little trimming.
 

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Those look pretty darn tasty. Nicely done.
 

JLeonard

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Good looking ribs! and grocery prices in general are going up. From milk all the way to high end meats.
Jim
 

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Suree looks good from my seat
 

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Great looking ribs. I hope you know that you're now required to post the beer pole shot in perpetuity!
 

gmc2003

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Man , those look good . I was wanting to do some myself , but $58 dollars for a 3 pack of spares ? Nope .
I like the salt and pepper only treatment . Nice cook .
Thanks Rich, and for the like. This was a single slab about 16.00 I think - so yea it's getting expensive.
It's only the wife and I so we'll at least get two meals out of it. What pi$$ed me off even more was that I bought a bag of KBB at ACE hardware for 13.00, then found the same bag at the grocer for 8.00. So I bought another.

I was surprised at the Walmart pricing... Baby backs and St Louis were over $3 and $4 a pound respectively while the spares were $1.94 ... easy choice there. I don't mind doing a little trimming.
We only have the mini-version of Walmart here, so the selections are limited. I hardly ever buy any meats from them.

Chris
 

gmc2003

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Suree looks good from my seat
Thank you very much Tag.

Great looking ribs. I hope you know that you're now required to post the beer pole shot in perpetuity!
Appreciate it Kevin, and for the like. The beer pole shot has to be done early on in the smoking process. If I let it go to the end I may miss the pole.

Chris
 

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Looks Great, Chris!!
I'd start with a plate just like yours!!
Like.

Bear
 

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I’m pretty up to date about beer, but pretty new to smoking.

Beer pole?

Have I missed the boat on an important smoking technique? I probably have a 4x4 that I can plant. How do I use it?
 

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Looks excellent & I love bi or white corn!
Al
 

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