Hello from Waycross, Georgia

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by happyga, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. I have been reading here for a while, and I have been getting the monthly news letter also for a while.

    Tomorrow morning, I will be in a cook off in Waycross. It is the first one, and if this one turns out, good, it will become an annual event.

    I am from Vienna, GA originally. Home of the Big Pig Jig. A Memphis sanctioned cooking competition.

    I am only competing in ribs tomorrow. Myself and a friend, and we are doing our own seperate racks of spare ribs. We will be competing against each other, but still a fun for all event.

    Have a look at my rub and tell me what you think...

    1/4 cup smokey paprika
    1T fresh ground black pepper
    1T kosher salt
    1T Chili Powder
    1T Garlic Powder
    1T Onion Powder
    1t cayenne
    1t cinnamon

    Put all in food chopper and mix well. Dust the front and back of the ribs with the rub. Next I will then generously spread light brown sugar all over the rack, and let it sit until the sugar absirbs the moisture and basicly becomes a glaze on the ribs. I will then dust again directly on the glaze.

    I will do this about 1 hour to 30 mins prior to putting the ribs on the smoker tomorrow morn at 4 a.m. Rib turn in will be 11:30a.m. for judging. They are only judging for taste this year, but said if this year went smooth this would turn in to a full on competition.

    Give me any hints that you might have. I appreciate it in advance.
     
  2. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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  3. toxie

    toxie Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Welcome HappyGA!!

    You'll love it here [​IMG]

    P.S. Good luck in the cook off [​IMG]
     
  4. I like the seperate addition of the brown sugar - I will have to try that.
     
  5. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    welcome to SMF,glad u quit lurking.Your rub sounds like the ticket for ribs,good luck tomarrow and let us know the outcome please.
     
  6. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. fitzdawg79

    fitzdawg79 Fire Starter

    Welcome to SMF!
     
  8. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum. That sounds like a good rub. Let us know how it turns out.
     
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    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

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  10. meat hunter

    meat hunter Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Hey there HappyGa, glad to have you with us. Lots of good info on here to further you competition knowledge. Good luck with the rib comp, from the looks of your rub and method, you should win hands down. Do us all a favor, take some photos of the ribs while your there and any other things you think us smoke heads would find interesting. Post them and tell us how you did.
     
  11. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

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  12. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    Welcome to the SMF,We are glad to have you onboard

    the rub see good

    Good luck in the cook off [​IMG]
     

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