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Newbie with a rib question

edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
Should I coat both sides of the ribs with mustard and rub or just the "meat" side? Thanks in advance for your help!


  • RichardRichard Posts: 698
    brent4313,[p]A friend of mine who has owned a few BBQ sites in the Southeast told me years ago that he only puts rub on the meat side just before going into the smoker and that is the way I have done for years. He doesn't even use mustard. From a commercial view point, he does not do the membrane, 'cause for leftovers they tend to dry out, but we eggers never have leftovers. right??
  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,168
    brent4313,[p]I mustard both sides but only rub the meat side. As with everything else, I think it just depends on personal preference.[p]Either way they will be better than you ever expected.
  • PharmeggistPharmeggist Posts: 1,191
    First I remove the white membrane from the ribs. Second, I apply the rub to the ribs. Next I apply plain french's yellow mustard to the meat side. Finally, I apply a second coating of rub over the top. Works great for me! It is all a matter of personal preference. Everybody has their favorite way.[p]Happy Egging, Pharmeggist

  • SaucehogSaucehog Posts: 30
    Check this link out.[p]If you are prepping and have time...remove the membrane..a little TLC goes a long way.[p]

    [ul][li]Baby Back RIb Steps[/ul]
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