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Quick advice on baby back times

edited 6:32PM in EggHead Forum
I'm doing some BB's for the first time. I figured I'd try the 3/1/1.5 method or some variation. Never used foil before, but I thought it might speed things up. But the info I downloaded from BBQ Shack says BB's take less time than spares(about 3-3.5 hrs) and that's at 220 degrees. But the afore mentioned method has me Q'ing 51/2 hrs at 250. Any help? They've been on indirect for almost 3 hrs. The shack never says indirect cooking. Any thoughts/times on skipping the foil and going right to grilling. Should I stick with the original plan?

Comments

  • Char-WoodyChar-Woody Posts: 2,642
    Dr. Seuss, If you want to use foil..now is the time to wrap/sauce and put em right back on the grill for another hour to hour and a half..nothing is critical from this point on..you can keep em on there in shut down mode after 1 hour in foil for hours if you have too. They stay hot.
    Good luck..
    C~W[p]

  • Char-WoodyChar-Woody Posts: 2,642
    Dr. Seuss, And if your doing em GFW's method..unwrap after a hour and put em back on the grill..your options. Keep at the 220 - 250 heat level tho.

  • JJJJ Posts: 951
    Dr. Seuss,
    Here is Cat's method of doing Baby Backs. She has perfected the art of cooking them.
    She does not use foil.

    [ul][li]Cat's way[/ul]
  • Char-Woody,Thanks much.

  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,507
    Char-Woody/Dr.Suess.
    If you are going to wrap in foil, I think it is critical to finish them direct. When removing from the foil they look very "steamed", with a pale color. Finishing them direct will get you that appetizing mahoghany color, and a nice sheen. Just some observations.
    Great weekend to yall.
    NB

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