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Babyback Ribs

ColCol Posts: 2
edited 2:30PM in EggHead Forum
Gidday from NZ,

Just purchased the legendary 'Big Green Egg' on the advice of my buddy from Dallas. He also extols the virtues of babyback ribs. Does anyone know if there is another name for this delicacy and where they can be purchased in Auckland NZ.


  • thirdeyethirdeye Posts: 7,428


    Welcome to the neighborhood!! Hope you enjoy your new cooker.

    Yes, baby backs are also called loin ribs, back ribs or loin back ribs. These ribs are 'high on the hog' and are just below the spine.

    Spare ribs are from the belly.
    Happy Trails

    Barbecue is not rocket surgery
  • TXTrikerTXTriker Posts: 1,177
    Where did you get this diagram, Wayne?
  • ColCol Posts: 2
    Many thanks will find the butcher who can supply !!
  • thirdeyethirdeye Posts: 7,428
    It's actually two separate charts. And to be honest, I can't answer that. Not because it's top secret or anything, but because I just don't recall. I cruise around on about 8 or 10 barbecue forums, plus get more e-mails than I can deal with some days.

    Do you recognize one of them?
    Happy Trails

    Barbecue is not rocket surgery
  • TXTrikerTXTriker Posts: 1,177
    No, I don't and I'm sure if I had a print out I'd remember it. Thanks though. :cheer:
  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 3,673
    If on a PC you can right click on any pics and "save picture as" HTH
  • Nice diagram Wayne!
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