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Nov 9, 2004 04:18 PM

Need a good recipe for country ribs.

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I'm gonna buy 'em in a grocery story. I'm not looking for a crock pot, outdoor grill or smoker solution. Any suggestions?

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  1. Are you talking about country-style pork "spareribs"? If so, here's the simple recipe that I like: brown them, pour on a bottle (more or less depending on how many you're cooking) of store-bought BBQ sauce (I like Bulls Eye - you use whatever you like). Thin it out a bit with some water and a little cider vinegar. Thickly slice some big Spanish onions and strew over the top. Cover, turn the heat down, go sample some adult beverages for an hour and a half or so and then serve.

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    1. re: FlyFish

      My mother prepared them similarly, but covered the well seasoned "ribs" in thin lemon slices and onion slices, covered with foil and baked low and slow (about 250F for 2-3 hours). Uncover, drain off excess fat in pan, cover with barbecue sauce, turn oven up to 450F to finish -- about 25 minutes or until your desired degree of crispy edges. The lemons and onions get caramelized, too and are delicious and you definitely notice a bit of lemon tang in the meat which is nice since the meat is so rich.

    2. We use a dry rub of our favorite spices or a commercial rub and bake them in a baking bag. No mess to clean up and they are always very tender and well seasoned. Serve with warmed BBQ sauce for dipping.