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Spare Ribs!!!

Discussion in 'Pork' started by jbellard, Jul 11, 2018.

  1. jbellard

    jbellard Smoking Fanatic

    356BF16A-A68C-47F4-929E-1F562E3BE610.jpeg 75402FFE-CB84-4366-BCCF-61C5F838ED11.jpeg 3D110FE4-6F2D-4131-BF58-713267D18426.jpeg 07FD52F7-E55F-48BE-B7B4-665A264AC360.jpeg 3962F315-BB2F-4DF2-9474-176EFDD3E40A.jpeg So I had some of my HS guys come over to hang out and eat spare ribs.
    Cooked 6 racks of spares.
    Used white oak for the first time and it kept my temps so steady. It was so nice.
    Put my own rub on them, cooked for about 3 hrs unwrapped at 325 (I was running a bit behind) and they came out amazing. The guys liked them better without bbq sauce.
    Here’s the pics. Enjoy!

    Last edited: Jul 11, 2018
  2. Good looking ribs! Now if I just had a plate of them.
  3. mike5051

    mike5051 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Those are some beautiful ribs! I wouldn't want sauce either!

  4. cal1956

    cal1956 Smoking Fanatic

    great color on the ribs , you did a very nice job !!!
  5. jbellard

    jbellard Smoking Fanatic

    Thanks guys!

    It has been over a month since I’ve gotten to cook on my stick burner. Too long.
  6. motocrash

    motocrash Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Hot and fast! Gorgeous.
  7. mike243

    mike243 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Looks great and I like spares more than BB,great looking pit,love the horse shoe lid stops,going to mount a couple on my rig but will weld to smoker instead of lid to keep the weight down
  8. gmc2003

    gmc2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    You got some lucky HS friends. Those ribs look fantastic.

    Point for sure.

  9. SmokinAl

    SmokinAl SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Nice job on the ribs Jeffery!
    That is a great looking rig you have too!
    And congrats on making the carousel!
  10. kruizer

    kruizer Smoking Fanatic

    Awesome looking ribs!!!
  11. jbellard

    jbellard Smoking Fanatic

    Thanks guys! It was so much fun even though I got such a late start.

    Carousel is nice to take a ride on every so often!!

    Horseshoes on doors are from Aaron franklin videos. I got our local Hs welding class to make the smoker for me for the price of a pork butt and some buns. Not too shabby. I just brought them the parts and materials as I could pay for them and give them the design I wanted. Was able to keep it somewhat simple. Don’t have any air vents in firebox door but like aaron franklin just keep the firebox door cracked open and it works perfectly. Had no issues keeping temps steady yesterday. Used white oak and I could tell a huge difference between that and pecan as far as burn time, heat and how stable it was for about an hour. Only had two to three logs on at one time.
    Anyway, thanks again for the kudos. It’s just fun to be able to cook food for others.
  12. dcecil

    dcecil Master of the Pit

    Great lookin cook, congrats on the carousel ride.
  13. ab canuck

    ab canuck Master of the Pit OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Those are some great looking ribs, and very nice smoker as well. Like. Congrats on the carousel ride.
  14. jbellard

    jbellard Smoking Fanatic

    So I went to the post office on Tuesday with my bbq team shirt on and one of the ladies working behind the counter asked if I had a bbq team. I said well me and some Hs guys cook in this annual bbq competition but I don’t sell it or anything. Well she still says, I’d be alright if you brought me some bbq.

    there were a few ribs left over from the feast last night so I just brought them up to the post office. I got a big hug over the counter! I got a call soon after I got back home and They loved the ribs and someone there said she should marry that guy. (Sorry I’m already taken.)
    it just goes to show that bbq can bring all kinds of people together and that it’s fun to share the spoils of a good cook session.
    ksblazer likes this.
  15. HalfSmoked

    HalfSmoked Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hey I'm late seeing this was going to ask if any were left and dang you gave them to the post office. They could of had my address on them. Man-O-Man.

    Hey all fun aside great looking ribs.

  16. chilerelleno

    chilerelleno Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice rig and good looking ribs, congrats on the Carousel ride.
    I like the Hot-n-Fast cook.
    I'm not a big fan of sauced ribs either.

    Last edited: Jul 12, 2018
  17. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    Nice Rig!!

    And Nice Job on the Ribs, Jeffrey!!

  18. jbellard

    jbellard Smoking Fanatic

    Thanks fellas!
  19. browneyesvictim

    browneyesvictim Master of the Pit ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Didn't they teach you in kindergarten about sharing? Did you bring enough for everyone?

  20. jbellard

    jbellard Smoking Fanatic

    There were probably 6-8 ribs in the ziplock that were plenty meaty.
    I’m sure it was a great snack for several folks.