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Ribs- apple juice timing?

MJQ8MJQ8 Posts: 43

Seasons greetings to all!

I have been reading about spraying apple juice on ribs. On the two rib cooks I have done, I have done this after the EVOO and rub applications but before the smoker. Seems to come out fine. We like it but is there a more suitable time for this? If only doing a 3 hour cook, does it need to be done more often?

Thanks,

Mike

 

 

Any cook you can walk away from is a good one.

Comments

  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 8,081
    I spritz mine with apple juice, apple cider vinegar and water 1/3 each.  Start after an hour or so into the cook and do every 30 minutes or so.  When in a sweet mood I use orange juice instead of apple juice and sometimes soy sauce for the apple when doing oriental.

    Some cooks are 375 for 2 hours and some are 225-250 for 5-6 hours this also works for beef ribs.
  • I spray mine down every hour with 50/50 cider vinegar and apple juice. Check out Car Wash Mike.
  • MJQ8MJQ8 Posts: 43
    Thanks guys!
    Any cook you can walk away from is a good one.
  • Every 1/2 hr with apple cider/apple cider vinegar mixture
  • MJQ8MJQ8 Posts: 43

    From what I have been reading in these posts about spraying interavals am I correct to have the impression that ribs get dried out easily even at low temps? Or are you guys doing this often for flavor? The more I read, the more I read the expression "if your looking, your not cooking" so I am a little confused.

    Thanks!

    Any cook you can walk away from is a good one.
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