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Rainy day rib cook

FluffybFluffyb Posts: 1,815
edited 12:11PM in EggHead Forum
Woke up to thunder and lightening early yesterday morning. Not a usual occurance for us. Monsoonal storm moving through. Had planned on cooking ribs, wasn't going to let a little rain stop me. Costco spares trimmed up and rubbed with Dizzy Dust, mixed with a little Red Eye.


Decided we needed a mini-Fattie for breakfast. Mixed breakfast sausage with roasted red pepper, garlic and parmesan. Then on to the egg for about an hour with apple wood and a little hickory.

It kind of crumbled as I was slicing it. So decided it was perfect for a mini-bagel, along with cream cheese and a nice heirloom tomato. Yummy!

The rain kept up off and on all day. Pulled out a piece of pipe I picked up a few years back to use as a raincap. I think this is it's first use! Was able to keep the egg at 275 most of the day.

After about 5 hours, with one in foil, back on the grill with sauce. Sorry no plated pics, but the Fiance declared these my best ribs to date!


  • LongrifleLongrifle Posts: 130
    Very clever rain cap, Ribs look good.
  • Nice looking Ribs! Great idea for a rain cap (not that we would ever need one in Texas :( )
  • FluffybFluffyb Posts: 1,815
    Cheap & easy and allows for airflow. Doesn't rain much here, but nothing like your conditions.
  • Fluff, are those spare ribs? They don't look good........they look great!!
  • FluffybFluffyb Posts: 1,815
    Yes, spares, trimmed up to St. Louis, or sort of. The ribs from Costco were extremely meaty. Worth the little extra money. Foodsavered and froze the other slab.
  • Great lookin ribs.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Felicidades Teresa not onnly they look absolutely delicious but you had to fight against weather inclemency :ohmy: I think that's a word...... :laugh:
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    Way to wing breakfast Teresa! Nice cooks.
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