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BBQ Spare Ribs Recipe

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Stephea Scheurer-Melnyk


1 Rack of Pork Spare Ribs
2 Tbsp Paprika
1 Tbsp Brown Sugar
1/2 Tbsp Black Pepper
1/3 tsp Cayenne Pepper
1/2 Tbsp Garlic Powder
1/2 Tbsp Onion Powder
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2Qt Applet Juice
2 oz Apple Cider Vinnegar
1 tsp Liquid Smoke
3/4 cp BBQ Sauce (Used to make my own, now I mix 3 parts Kraft w/ 1 part Open Pit)

Preheat grill to high and oven to 350║.
Trim excess fat and Blue Skin from ribs. Cut into 3 rib portions.
Combine dry spices and sugar, then rub on ribs. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Remove and grill for 3 minutes each side.
Place grilled ribs in a baking pan. Cover with applies juice, apple cider, and liquid smoke. Cover with foil. Bake in 350║oven for 2 hours.
Remove from oven, drain, brush with BBQ Sauce and grill for 2 minutes per side.
Serve with extra warmed BBQ sauce on side.

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This recipe can place Shane James in a coma where the only word he utters it "ribs...ribs...ribs...ribs".

Aunt Steph won 2 rib contests with this recipe. Prior to this book she has only ever shared the recipe with Aunt Sonja, in hopes that she will make them for her!




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