Archives for January 2012

Texas Blackjack BBQ Ribs

In an attempt to replicate some Texas ribs I once had, I ran into this recipe. Coffee and Worcestershire give a slight pungent flavor that is softened somewhat by the catchup and brown sugar.

Honey BBQ Ribs

How good are sweet and sticky barbecued ribs? They just can’t be beat! This recipe uses honey and ketchup as a base and gets an influx of flavor from French onion soup. Plus there’s only 5 ingredients!

Black Magic BBQ Ribs

These aren’t your Daddy’s BBQ ribs! They’re somewhat sophisticated. A savory sauce of balsamic vinegar, molasses, Worcestershire, coffee and cocoa provides the magic flavor for these grilled spareribs.

How to Cook BBQ Pork Ribs

When asked how to cook BBQ pork ribs, every pit master out there will insist that low and slow with smoke is the only method. While I tend to agree, there are situations where that method may not be feasible.

Blueberry Glazed Ribs

You just can’t beat the flavor that fruit brings to barbecued ribs. These blueberry glazed ribs are a prime example of that. Fruit offers the sweetness we look for in a barbecue sauce.

Sauce Review: Big Butz Cranberry

When I spotted the Big Butz Cranberry sauce, it really peaked the inquisitive curiosity of my taste buds. The bottle claims it took seven years to develop. One would think that amount of time would give way to something spectacular. We shall see.

The Invention of the McRib and Why It Disappears from McDonald’s

McDonald’s in/famous McRib is back, again. But where did it come from? And where does it go when it departs the McDonald’s menu? In 1981 McDonald’s introduced a boneless pork sandwich of chunked and formed meat called the McRib.

Cambodian Ribs

These Cambodian ribs utilize the great flavor of baby back pork ribs and spice them with ginger, garlic and honey and serve them with a lime dipping sauce. Easy and tasty!

Arkansas Black Barbecued Ribs

Arkansans refer to “black ribs, they’re speaking of spare or back ribs that are literally covered with a relatively sweet sauce that has been reduced almost to a glaze, cooked to a blackened finish.

Basic Pork Rub

Nothing fancy-pants here, just a nice and easy pork rub. Oh, but don’t let that fool you into thinking it lacks flavor. Actually, it’s loaded with flavor. It’s just a simple rub, that’s easy to make.