A Little Trick For Ribs

Discussion in 'Grilling Pork' started by bigbayouhooter, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. Got this little tip for removing the membrane on the backside of ribs. Walmart has a fish skinning set of pliers for $5. Works a lot eaiser than pulling the skin with a paper towel. Try it out!
  2. so ms smoker

    so ms smoker Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

      I am a tight wad. Would rather use a paper towel !

  3. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Me too, I'll pull the Membrane for the savings, then buy more meat[​IMG]
  4. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I have long finger nails....and that helps too.  BUT...that tip is a great one.  Some of the members here may have one in their tackle box and not realize what else it can be used for!

  5. i start from the middle of the rib and not the end , it works and pulls off easier from the middle.

    but not that you mention it i do have a couple in my fish cleaning supplies i might just have to try it .........what a great reason to smoke !!!
  6. dcarch

    dcarch Smoking Fanatic

    You are not saving money, according to my calculations:

    Paper towel comes to $0.000047 each time, in three thousand years you will be paying more. [​IMG][​IMG].


    Regular pliers also work. Artist's canvas pliers work the best.

    Great idea, fish pliers.


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