St. Louis Style in Ohio!!!

Discussion in 'Pork' started by majorlee69, Feb 1, 2008.

  1. Thank you all for teaching me the basics of smokin spares...With your help on the prep work I was able to cut them St. Louis style. My family and friends were very impressed and there wasn't a single piece of meat left. I had to adapt a little due to the weather and I think they could have been more tender but this was a very successfull smoke for me. I had some trouble keeping the temps steady on my home made wood/charcole smoker but I was afraid to use my electric ecb since it tends to stay around 250. ( A little high as I understand it ). So once I wrapped in foil I finnished in the oven at 225, then I ran them across the fire on a grill with sauce. Here ya go..................( One day I'll have great success and hope to find myself worthy of OTBS )
  2. Looks tasty. [​IMG][​IMG]
  3. crockadale

    crockadale Smoking Fanatic

    Nice job looks good.
  4. fatback joe

    fatback joe Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Good job!

    Oh, and the 250 won't hurt them any, just adjust the cook times a bit.......250 is fine if you find you need to do them that way sometime.
  5. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    majorlee, those look tasty!!
  6. tony111

    tony111 Smoke Blower

    Congrats Majorlee ! I like your homemade smoker. This Ohio weather can be a real B....H to try to plan a good smoke.
  7. charles1056

    charles1056 Meat Mopper

    It looks great majorlee.
  8. striding man

    striding man Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    Looks yummy majorlee. Next time you're doing some give me a shout and I'll give everyone an unbiased opinon of how good they are![​IMG] I'm only about an hour north of you. Between Lima and Findlay.
  9. buddy

    buddy StickBurners

    Way to go MajorLee ! Looks great.
  10. I love to cook for a crowd, I'm thankfull for your complaments and would welcome friends to any of my BBQs!
  11. xtexan

    xtexan Meat Mopper

    Great job!

    I have always smoked baby backs but I think most guys on here smoke spares. I realize that they are cheaper but I have found them to be very fatty. Do you guys trim them and what is the cutting process once they are finished?? I think I will post about this.
  12. I trimmed alot of the fat away and cut them "St. Louis" style. I learned how to prep them in an earlier post. After they cooked they cut just like BBs, very similar in apperence.
  13. I'd hammer that! great looking ribs
  14. crewcab4x4

    crewcab4x4 Smoking Fanatic

    I'm from ohio to when it's colder out use hardwood lump charcoal , it will help you hold your heat alot better . You can get it about anywhere lowes , menards , and I think walmart has it to.
    I haven't tried trimming spares into saint loius style but I would like to learn the best way. I love saint louis style

  15. I perfer a lump coal but all I could find was Cowboy Lump and to be frank I'd rather use newspaper........So I resorted to Kingsford this time only.
  16. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    real good looking ribs there!!

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