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Baby Back Ribs question

AltonAlton Posts: 468
Doing Ribs for the game tomorrow . Question : do I apply mustard then dry rub or dry rub then mustard?
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  • chad408chad408 Posts: 140
    Mustard then rub the mustard just holds the rub
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 8,054
    chad408 said:
    Mustard then rub the mustard just holds the rub



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  • AltonAlton Posts: 468
    That's what I was thinking. Thanks
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  • I've never had a problem with the meat holding the rub even when applied dry. Nothing against the mustard method, but just haven't found a need for it. But then again, i dont use vertical racks when i cook so maybe it helps for that type of application. Also, if i plan ahead, I will rub the slabs down in brown sugar the night before and wrap in foil. Then apply my rub on the next day about 10-15 mins before they go on the egg. Never had any issues either way, though. To each his own, I guess.
  • pgprescottpgprescott Posts: 10,538
    I go mustard then rub. I have seen champs @ KCBS go rub, mustard, rub some more. For me it's about how aggressive your rub is and how much you want to apply. I like to taste the meat a little. Right?
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,741
    I like Rub, Mustard, and Rub. Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos
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