Saturday Spares (Qview)

Discussion in 'Pork' started by xray, May 2, 2015.

  1. xray

    xray Smoking Fanatic

    Morning all,

    Have two racks of spares all trimmed up and ready for the smoker!! It's going to be another glorious weekend. I'm going to throw them in around 1030-11am and have them for dinner.

    Going unfoiled all the way and maybe sauce one or both, haven't decided yet.
  2. grillmonkey

    grillmonkey Smoking Fanatic

    I still flip-flop between foil or no foil. When I use foil, I'm glad I did. When I don't, I'm glad I didn't. I guess my favorite ribs are the ones I'm eating at the time, whether or not they were foiled. I do prefer sauced though, whether it was before, during or after.
  3. xray

    xray Smoking Fanatic

    I hear ya there! I prefer my ribs to have a little pull off the bone...but foiled FOTB are good too, as long as people are eating and not complaining they're good! I actually prefer all my ribs dry but I'm going to sauce one rack for the wife and see what she likes better.

    I also told her I'm only going to drink two beers while smoking... My first one and last one !! Lol.
  4. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Should be tasty! For pork ribs I don't fool, and like you I don't sauce for myself. Beef ribs I foil as I feel they benefit from the braise.
  5. xray

    xray Smoking Fanatic

    3 hrs in. Had to add more wood so I figured I'd take a pic.
  6. xray

    xray Smoking Fanatic

    Finished and plated shots:
    The spares came out very good. One rack was a store bought rub and the other was a homemade rub. I liked mine a little better but the commercial one was yummy too! Ended up saucing both racks.

    The ribs were smoked unfoiled for about 6.5 hrs....all in all, a good day!!
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  7. rmmurray

    rmmurray Master of the Pit

    Good job on the ribs today!
  8. b-one

    b-one Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks great!
  9. xray

    xray Smoking Fanatic

    Thanks guys! I appreciate it!! They were pretty simple and I was able to hold my temp steady all day with MB gasser

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