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Family Rib Recipe

Lanier JimLanier Jim Posts: 505
edited 7:14AM in EggHead Forum
Well folks - I read on the forum that some folks just like food pics - so, I figured I'd post a few hundred of the ribs we did today. :laugh: The technique is a little different than most and I found works great on the egg!

First - 12# of BB ribs - remove back membrane - slice into 3's and boil until about a 1/2" off bone. This removes alot of fat

The sauce has 17 ingredients and it too is done the night before - then cooled in fridge so it can party together for many hours to become one happy sauce

After you remove from pot - cover and put in fridge overnight - next day, they went on the small and mini - both at 275 degrees - indirect with drip pans

Ribs go on without sauce - after an hour - sauce them good - here they are after 2 1/2 hrs
Now at 3 1/2 hrs - the sauce is baking on the ribs
Sauce again at 4 1/2 hrs - then pulled an hour later

The key is in the sauce - a cup of oil is added which will drain/burn off but leave the other spices. The charred parts - is bone and the brown sugar. Ribs are moist and fall off the bone tender but with a little crunch to the bite. Awesome - stick in your teeth kind of eating. No plated pics

There you go - strictly a food post with no humor and kid friendly. This might be the most boring post I've ever seen but there are 3 members and 1 "visitor" that will be very happy with it. :angry:

Now - the fun starts again next post - read them or move on - and thank you all for the email.



  • "Sparky""Sparky" Posts: 6,024
    Sorry man,but :sick: :blink: Boiled,really? :S
  • Car Wash MikeCar Wash Mike Posts: 11,244
    MY EYES, MY EYES. I am scratching them out. ;)

  • Cory430Cory430 Posts: 1,072
    Jim you're probably still going to catch a bit of grief I'm afraid. You really par boil your ribs? :laugh:
  • Tarpon65Tarpon65 Posts: 161
    Nice pics Jim. I'm going to Chili's right now for some melt in your mouth ribs! :cheer:
  • RRPRRP Posts: 20,836
    boiled? I can handle "dirty Jim" posts better than that post! I just wouldn't go around ringing doorbells and telling people that family rib secret! :laugh:
    L, M, S, Mini
    Dunlap, IL
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,742

    Absolutely wonderful! I have bookmarked this post!



    Caledon, ON


  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    You lost me at boil :unsure:
  • hornhonkhornhonk Posts: 3,841

    Sorry, LJ. I've been saving this one :evil:
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    :laugh: :laugh: :lol: :woohoo:
    Colorado Springs
    "Loney Queen"
    "Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it."
    Bill Bradley; American hall of fame basketball player, Rhodes scholar, former U.S. Senator from New Jersey
    LBGE, MBGE, SBGE , MiniBGE and a Mini Mini BGE
  • JeffersonianJeffersonian Posts: 4,244
  • crghc98crghc98 Posts: 1,006
    you have an egg and you still boiled your ribs? I know they say every recipe is better on the eggs, but this is one that should've been significantly modified.... :laugh:
  • TNmikeTNmike Posts: 643
    Jim, you have a BGE!! No need to boil. ;) Mike
  • KMO_QKMO_Q Posts: 150
    Boil thou first in the charmed pot!
    Double, double toil and trouble;
    Fire burn, and caldron bubble.

    Me thinks I'll let the boiling to Shakespeare ;)
  • Damn right I boiled them last night! When my momma tells me to boil them first - I listen and say "yes ma'am"! :laugh: I told you they were a little I have to spell it out next time that something will be "DIFFERENT"...dang, you ignant! :)

    I guess I worded it wrong - the sauce is the family recipe and this was the first time I have ever boiled them first. But like I said - Momma Jim said boil so boil dem I did.

    You must admit - they look dang good and tasted even better. I'm telling you - it's the sauce. Ain't no dry rubbin going on around here with ribs. Eatin ribs ain't made for "white table cloth" eatin...when we eat'em around need to wear a raincoat cause the sauce is flying! :laugh:

    Even better is the drop biscuits I made to sop up the sauce with. Man - I sucked on the bones until they looked like Porcelain...solid white and shiny!

    Get me your phone number and I'll pass it along to mommma. When the phone call is over - you'll be babbling and looking for a boiling pot just this greek 4'10" - 79 year old momma don't come knockin on your door!

    Around this family - what momma says goes - period!

  • crghc98crghc98 Posts: 1,006
    I'm guessing momma never owned an egg.....
  • Whew, I heard that
  • Car Wash MikeCar Wash Mike Posts: 11,244
    what to thank you for letting a time honored tradition in your family made public here.
    I am very thankful for the blurry pics, the smoke ring, and of course the absolute abuse of an EGG I have ever seen.
    Just remembr who made fun of whos ribs first.

  • Hey wait a minute - now you folks are jumping me for a good "clean" cook. You know - I could post some good "clean dirt" again and catch the same - now let me think...which one was more fun? :laugh:

  • :laugh: :laugh: You guys keep it up.

    I know how to fix this...Where's my Scotch! :laugh:

  • NoVA BillNoVA Bill Posts: 3,005
    Jimmy, keep up the good work. Looks like the end justifies the means. ;) Albeit I won't parboil ribs again now that I have the egg. Yours look good.
  • DrZaiusDrZaius Posts: 1,481
    Holy Cow!



    I am probably one of the dumbest that frequent this board and I would not ever talk about boiled anything. I don't even mention bringing soup to a boil. :P :P :woohoo: :P :woohoo: :P :woohoo: :woohoo: :P :P


    I guess your fifteen mintues are up.
    This is the greatest signature EVAR!
  • momcooksmomcooks Posts: 247
    Where's the recipe for the sauce? ;)

    I did ribs too. Smoked them for 2 hours, tinfoiled for 2, and sauced.
    Pre sauced.
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