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JefCB01JefCB01 Posts: 28
edited February 2012 in EggHead Forum
So I'm doing ribs for the first time this week...I do have the rib rack but won't be making multiple racks of ribs.  Should I use the rack or should I just lay the ribs on the grate above my drip pan?
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Comments

  • I vote for ditch the rib rack and just use your cooking grid. 
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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 3,941
    Yeah, I go grid unless I have several racks then the rack comes out. Much easier to baste (if you are using a finishing sauce) when they are laying flat.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • IrishDevlIrishDevl Posts: 1,390
    I did one rack two nights ago and used the rack.  I like how the ribs sit in it.  
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  • Thanks for the feedback.  Follow up question...what do I put in the drip pan and do I spray the ribs during the cook?
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  • IrishDevlIrishDevl Posts: 1,390
    I don't put anything in the drip pan and I don't spray.  My preference, but I never saw a real benefit.  I have seen people spray that frozen concentrated apple juice cans to get a better crust, but not sure it works or not - but supposedly the high sugar concentration helps. 
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