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justpassingthru

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I stopped by the store to pick up something for lunch and saw these, this is the first time they have had them.

I've read through the posts and learned there is a difference between lamb ribs and lamb breast and how they are cooked, they are labeled lamb ribs and grilling is the suggested way of cooking, but they have a lot of meat after the ribs, I was planning on cooking them low and slow, 3-2-1 like suggested in some of the threads.



Lots of fat.



Here's the meat.



I was thinking of using salt and pepper, fresh garlic, thyme and rosemary as spices, do you think 3-2-1 will work?

Thanks,

Gene
 

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WOW!
 

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The label says ribs.  Hard to tell from that pic, but it looks like a rack of lamb.  No 3-2-1 for that baby! That is primo meat if it is the rack. 

Good luck and good smoking.
 

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Ok.  I think I misread your post and intentions.  3-2-1 would be good for any sternum meat, but I want those ribs medium rare.  LOL

Good luck and good smoking!
 

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smoke it for hours, the best You'll ever have, make sure how You position them, dont git them to dry......very nice
 
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smokey mo

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Thats a lamb...that looks like a BIG LAMB!   MMMMMMMM lamb.
 

i is a moose

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Riblets!

If the loins have been sparated, and it's just a rack of riblets:

I say score the fat crosswise, season with salt and pepper and mix rosemary, garlic, chili flakes, and lemon zest in the blender with olive oil, rub that in and let it set overnight, then slow roast until tender. I'm sure pecan would be nice, but if a local vineyard is trimming their vines, then snag the dried out discard, and smoke away!

Serve with roasted red potates, glazed beets, green salad, and a nice Zin!

If this is just half a hotel rack:

repeat seasoning and flavoring steps above, roast in the smoker at about 325 until the meat reaches 100 degrees, remove it, and let it cool for 30 minutes. Get a searing bed of coals going, and when the meats done resting, sear it off on the high heat until the fat is dark and crispy, let it rest again, and serve as before.

You can french the ribs if you like, but I like the more primeval look of the rib meat left intact.
 

justpassingthru

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Thank you all that have replied, sorry for not replying sooner, but I've been busy dealing with an emergency.  I was planning to smoke them this afternoon, but didn't have the time to prepare them last night. Looks like it will be put off until tomorrow, I'll start a new thread with my smoke.  Thanks, Gene               Looks like I'll have to uninstall the new Firefox, that's evidently what's wrong that won't allow me to post correctly.
 

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I'm sure pecan would be nice, but if a local vineyard is trimming their vines, then snag the dried out discard, and smoke away!
Really?  I have never thought of that.  A grape vine isn't a hardwood, so I would have never tried it.  Anyone else use grape vines?  I have a few vineyards around me.  I would assume they trim in the fall, so I may need to stop by.
 
 

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Really?  I have never thought of that.  A grape vine isn't a hardwood, so I would have never tried it.  Anyone else use grape vines?  I have a few vineyards around me.  I would assume they trim in the fall, so I may need to stop by.
 
the best wood??? in My opinion is grape vine......do a lamb on open spit.....unbelievable...so hard to procure....if it was more avail, thats all I "wood" use
 
 

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Really?  I have never thought of that.  A grape vine isn't a hardwood, so I would have never tried it.  Anyone else use grape vines?  I have a few vineyards around me.  I would assume they trim in the fall, so I may need to stop by.
 

It's nice, definitely not hardwood, but not pitchy.


the best wood??? in My opinion is grape vine......do a lamb on open spit.....unbelievable...so hard to procure....if it was more avail, thats all I "wood" use
 
X2. Grape vine is one of the better woods, but difficult to source.
 

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Grape is a wonderful wood.  Fortunately I live in grape country and it is available.  Then again, with the AMNS, I am not using that much wood any more.

Good luck and good smoking!
 

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I never thought of using grape either. What other meats have you guys used it on? It just so happens I have 4 sets of vines along the front of my garden and they are in need of pruning. 
 

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throw it on your coals in a foilpack while grilling a dry-aged ribeye, or for smoking a venison ham.

any grazing animal, really soaks up the favors.
I never thought of using grape either. What other meats have you guys used it on? It just so happens I have 4 sets of vines along the front of my garden and they are in need of pruning. 
 

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