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This recipe for Baked Spare Ribs and Dressing, by Nina Hebbard, is from Recipes from the Crossroads,
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1 c. chopped apple 1 c. hot water 4 c. dry bread crumbs 1 tsp. sage 1/2 c. chopped onion 1 tsp. salt 2 lb. meaty pork spareribs
In large bowl, combine all ingredients except spareribs. Add more water if moist stuffing is desired. Place dressing in the bottom of a greased baking dish. Place ribs on top. Cover tightly with foil. Bake at 350º for over 2 hours or until meat is tender.
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