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Your best baby back ribs method on BGE?

inkyoninkyon Posts: 88
edited April 2012 in EggHead Forum
I am getting new LBGE and want to cook up some ribs so I am eager to hear the seasoned eggheads' favorite method with pictures. 

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,705
    No pics on this cook. Did baby backs for lunch. 
    350 indirect 1hr 40 min. 
    Pull membrane , rub with Butt Rub or ???. Put on at 350 and leave the hell alone for about that time. I opened 15 min early and sauced my half rack. This is called turbo ribs and I will never go back to 4 and 5 hour ribs. 
    Did not use mustard.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 3 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • BuckdodgerBuckdodger Posts: 948
    i'm with mickey on this one...last couple of bb's were done turbo. turned out just as good as the 5 hr ribs. used a 1/2 tspoon of evoo to give the texas style rub something to stick to. put them back in the fridge till i was ready to start the egg. really good !!

    Alexander City,Al
  • BBQBearBBQBear Posts: 11
    No pics on this cook. Did baby backs for lunch. 
    350 indirect 1hr 40 min. 
    Pull membrane , rub with Butt Rub or ???. Put on at 350 and leave the hell alone for about that time. I opened 15 min early and sauced my half rack. This is called turbo ribs and I will never go back to 4 and 5 hour ribs. 
    Did not use mustard.
    Did you use a plate setter and a drip pan with liquid?
  • pswarrenpswarren Posts: 97
    I am still doing it the old way. 3-1-1. 3 [email protected] 225 indirect, 1 wrapped in foil with apple juice, 1 hour direct heat saucing every 15 minutes. Many times the last step is shortened if ribs are ready.
  • A2ZA2Z Posts: 99
    I am with pswarren.  The 3-1-1, except the last hour is usually less as I serve sauce on the side when I serve.  Like them to fall off the bone. 
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,705
    edited April 2012
    @BBQBear do not use my plate setter very much. I used my adj rig and a pan to catch drippings. No liquid needed (IMO) as very fast cook.The ribs have a very good bite and moist. They are not "falling off the bone" as I find that a little more dry. That is all a taste deal to each person. THis is just so easy
    Salado TX Egg Family: 3 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Ragtop99Ragtop99 Posts: 1,560
    I am still doing it the old way. 3-1-1. 3 [email protected] 225 indirect, 1 wrapped in foil with apple juice, 1 hour direct heat saucing every 15 minutes. Many times the last step is shortened if ribs are ready.
    try skipping the foil and just do 4-1.  They'll be tender w/o boiling the meat. 
    :@)
    Cooking on an XL and Medium in Bethesda, MD.
  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,925
    I am still doing it the old way. 3-1-1. 3 [email protected] 225 indirect, 1 wrapped in foil with apple juice, 1 hour direct heat saucing every 15 minutes. Many times the last step is shortened if ribs are ready.
    try skipping the foil and just do 4-1.  They'll be tender w/o boiling the meat. 
    :@)
    +1

    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • BMFDBMFD Posts: 25
    3-1-1 have yielded the best ever but going with carwash Mikes as it is easier. Had some really good ribs yesterday with his method, stayed on 4.5 hours and were awesome. 

    225 F for the 3-1-1
  • Dave in FloridaDave in Florida Posts: 1,146
    edited April 2012
    imageI do turbo style ribs now.  Baby backs are 350 dome 50 mins bone side down, 50 mins. bone side up.  Check for doneness with bend test, sauce and enjoy.



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  • gabrieggergabriegger Posts: 614

    Much success with Car Wash Mike's ribs in the past - but what I've read lately, I have to give this turbo method a spin

    the city above Toronto - Noodleville wtih 2 Large 1 Mini

  • Hillbilly-HightechHillbilly-Hightech Posts: 966
    edited April 2012
    I had incredible success w/ the incredibly simple method of about 6 hrs indirect @ 250.  Only thing I added to them was some dry rub.  GF even said they were as good as, if not better than, any of the ribs we tried @ the Reno Rib Fest. 

    Here's the details:  http://eggheadforum.com/discussion/1137087/st-louis-spare-ribs-first-time-results#Item_7

    P.S.  However, if guys are saying they're getting just as good results by cranking the heat up to 350 & cooking for less time, then that's EVEN BETTER!!!!! 
    Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water. Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless — like water. Now you put water in a cup, it becomes the cup... Now water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend. - Bruce Lee
  • Ragtop99Ragtop99 Posts: 1,560
    edited April 2012
    I had incredible success w/ the incredibly simple method of about 6 hrs indirect @ 250.  Only thing I added to them was some dry rub.  GF even said they were as good as, if not better than, any of the ribs we tried @ the Reno Rib Fest.   
    My next batch I'm going to leave at least half a rack dry.  They are very good with just rub and some TLC from the Egg.
    Cooking on an XL and Medium in Bethesda, MD.
  • inkyoninkyon Posts: 88
    Thanks everybody for the tips, appreciate it!
  • inkyoninkyon Posts: 88
    I think I am going to cook Mike's carwash method for my first ribs on the Egg. Can't wait for this weekend!
  • SteveWPBFLSteveWPBFL Posts: 1,323
    Ribs on weekdays? You bet.

    Get home from work, fire up the Egg, set her for 300F dome, raised grid, direct, pick your smoke.

    Cut up a rack or two of baby backs, add some rub or not, align them in a rack, and throw 'em on.

    Open a beer, make a salad or some pasta, fiddle with the wife, fish for a few casts, make some dipping sauce or open a bottle of your favorite BBQ sauce, set the table.

    Pull the ribs off after ONE hour, on the dot. Let 'em cool to hand-touch for about ten minutes.

    Did this again last night. It works very well. Ribs are juicy, flavorful, they don't fall of the bone but they pull off the bone easy, and we kick that dinner can down the road! 
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