BBQ ribs are a quintessentially American food, as much as apple pie and the hot dog. Their history begins when pigs were first brought to America by early European settlers and their popularity continues to grow today. You can find countless recipes, techniques and secrets for getting the most succulent and truly finger licking good ribs there is. One thing most can agree on though is that low and slow is the best way to go.
For barbecue purists bbq ribs are made only from pork cuts, but bbq beef ribs can also be found. Everyone has their favorite cut from meaty baby back to tender spare ribs, or maybe the economical riblet is more you style. Or the extra meaty country-style ribs, and if it’s not too blasphemous there is the almost Flintstone like beef rib.
Serve BBQ ribs with…
grilled vegetable salad
pickled watemelon rind
fried green tomatoes