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Stacking Ribs

EGGARYEGGARY Posts: 1,222
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
I was at Barbeques Galore and spoke to the Salesman. He said something about Stacking Ribs.

What are the benefits of stacking the ribs other than space ? Does anyone here do this ? How do ribs come out ?

Thanks.

Gary
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  • jaydub58jaydub58 Posts: 1,389
    I have not tried stacking in the past. When I have a large amount (like today's St. Louis spare ribs), I just use a rib rack that enables me to smoke them while they are on their sides. Has always been good for me.

    :P
    John in the Willamette Valley of Oregon
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  • dugdbugdugdbug Posts: 244
    My first time with the BGE I did them like this:
    DSC03467.jpg
    Today I'm doing them like this:
    DSC03540.jpg

    I think either way could be called stacking... B)
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  • DMurfDMurf Posts: 479
    From watching Food TV, far too much, stacking is supposed to make the ribs more moist and have a beefier flavor due to the fat dripping onto the rack below. With this method you will need to rotate the stack half way through the cook to make sure your ribs arre consistent.

    Like Jaydub I use a roasting rack upside down to hold multiple racks vertically and they have always been great.
    David
    BBQ since 2010 - Oh my, what I was missing.
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  • eenie meenieeenie meenie Posts: 4,391
    15 slabs with 3 slabs on 5 levels came out great!

    IMG_3289.jpg

    The other night I did 9 slabs on a rib rack.

    IMG_6595.jpg

    Vertical versus horizontal stacking, both yield good results in the egg. :)
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  • jaydub58jaydub58 Posts: 1,389
    Oh, Lord, eenie, those two pics got me drooling so much I almost shorted out my keyboard....beautiful! Yeah, the second one shows the Weber rib rack that I use.
    :P
    John in the Willamette Valley of Oregon
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  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 3,673
    20 ribs on a Lrg:

    20racksonlbge.jpg
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  • Morro Bay RichMorro Bay Rich Posts: 2,227
    You got to love it. B)
    Earlier there was a posting about doing a split pig on the Egg. From this pic one has to wonder "Why bother if you can do ten pig's worth of ribs on a large?"
    Off to the store to buy them out of ribs. :)
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  • eenie meenie where do you get the cooking racks either type to cook more ribs? are they BGE accessories?

    thanks,

    bob

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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 5,587
    edited October 2013
    rwbbobo said:

    eenie meenie where do you get the cooking racks either type to cook more ribs? are they BGE accessories?

    thanks,

    bob

    I don't believe eenie meenie posts on this forum.  This is an older post before the forum split.  You might as at greeneggers.com

    The first pic with the racks stacked looks like they are weber grates that were just stacked up.  They have handles like that.  

    The second pic just looks like a big rib rack.  I don't either are BGE accessories. I think both those pics are on an XL. 


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg wing. 
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  •  looking at BGE website I didn't see anything available as accessories.

    well i'll be searching the local grill store

    ok thanks

    smokeypitt. 

     

     

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  • 15 slabs with 3 slabs on 5 levels came out great!

    IMG_3289.jpg

    The other night I did 9 slabs on a rib rack.

    IMG_6595.jpg

    Vertical versus horizontal stacking, both yield good results in the egg. :)
    I can't see how you stacked those racks. That is a crazy amount of ribs!
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  • I can't believe the dome actually closed. 
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  • Looks like he took several cooking grates sold by weber and just placed the ribs on them and stacked them. He could then just remove them with his welding gloves or whatever.
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