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  • dmcneil
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    • Jun 2018
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      Favorite Wisky - Macallen 12 Year neat with a splash of water (18 Year when I have $$$$ to spend)
      Favorite Drinks - Manhattan (Bulleit Rye), Old Fashioned (Bulleit Rye) and Martini (Sapphire Gin)

    Ribs and the newbie learns an important lesson.

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ID:	547330 Some of you know I am only into this whole smoking deal a very short time. I have tried chicken, pork butt, salmon, brisket and ribs. The last time I tried ribs I wasn't happy. They weren't tender enough and just didn't do anything for me. So I jumped back on the bike and tried again. I read Meathead s recipe a dozen times and read everything I could to figure out how to succeed. I was drawn to wrapping because it seemed like a sure fire way to get tender ribs....but it just didn't sit right with me. I have all our kids coming over next weekend for.....yep.....ribs so had to do a dry run today.

    I elected to go simple. Apply Butcher Premium Rub about an hour before heating up the Mak 1 star up to 225. Put the ribs on and walk away. No looking, no spritzing, no fretting....just walk away and trust the grill. I only peeked at 3 hours and 6 hours. At 6 hours they were almost done and at 7 they were ready.

    That is what I didn't do the first time around. I was peeking and spritzing like the newb I am. That added so much time I had to pull them for dinner before my wife demanded something to eat from McDonald's.

    This time I was determined to TRUST THE GRILL. i was very happy. I think I was on near to the ribs being over cooked but they were not fall off the bone and were moist. I added MAK's Honey Stinger sauce on the last 30 minutes of the cook.

    In the pic you can see there is some separation between the sections. I am not sure what that is all about but they were not dry.

    Thanks to all of you for posting your experiences. They are so helpful. So for all you newbies like me.....TRUST THE GRILL!!!!
    Last edited by dmcneil; August 11th, 2018, 07:19 PM. Reason: My pic disappeared. ;-) What a night.
  • FireMan
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    • Jul 2015
    • 7327
    • Bottom of Winnebago

    #2
    Annnnndddd, what happened? We know you were like a kid in a candy store peekin away. We want to see the goods, especially when they is wibs.

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    • dmcneil
      dmcneil commented
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      I accidentally hit post before I finished....like a newb. ;-) I posted an update.
  • RonB
    Club Member
    • Apr 2016
    • 12119
    • Near Richmond VA
    • Weber Performer Deluxe
      SNS
      Pizza insert
      Rotisserie
      Smokenator 1000
      Cookshack Smokette Elite
      2 Thermapens
      Chefalarm
      Dot
      lots of probes.
      CyberQ

    #3
    Congrats on a successful cook.

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    • Scout789
      Club Member
      • Jun 2018
      • 149
      • Texas Gulf Coast
      • Smoker: Lyfe Tyme Offset. Firebox 16" Diameter X 16" Long. Cooking chamber 16" Diameter X 32" Long
        Grill: Lyfe Tyme 16" Diameter X 24" Long.
        Thermometer: Maverick ET-732 and XR50
        For smoking, I am a committed stick burner.
        For grilling, it's all about charcoal. Almost always HEB brand mesquite charcoal. If not that, then Kingsford mesquite charcoal.

      #4
      The real lesson here is, never stop cooking and never stop learning. Everyone of us has had efforts that we were not proud of. It happens to me even after 40+ years of cooking. When it does, I strive to figure out what happened (just like you did) and learn from it (just like you did). Even more great results are ahead if you keep at it.

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      • dmcneil
        dmcneil commented
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        Wise words my friend. Thanks.

      • Mr. Bones
        Mr. Bones commented
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        Indeed, never stop learnin...

      • Henrik
        Henrik commented
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        Couldn't have said it better myself.
    • FireMan
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      • Jul 2015
      • 7327
      • Bottom of Winnebago

      #5
      Talk about a learnin curve, you nailed it. It all looks good!

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      • smokenoob
        smokenoob commented
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        have to watch that steep part of the learning curve, very steep and easy to fall off!
    • Dewesq55
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      • 1594
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        Masterbuilt ThermoTemp XL Vertical Propane Smoker

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      #6
      Looks like baby backs. 6-7 hours is usually way to much for them. I had full spares done to perfection in 6 hours today. Although, my cooker likes to run about 240° which is hotter than you were cooking.
      ​​​​
      Last edited by Dewesq55; August 11th, 2018, 11:09 PM.

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      • dmcneil
        dmcneil commented
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        Dewesq55 I thought the same thing. At 6 hours the bend test just barely made a crack but on the toothpick test there seemed to be some resistance. It may have been perfect and I just thought it should feel different. Next time I will test at 5.5 hours.
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      #7
      Great Lookin Ribs, there! nice Job!

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      • boftx
        Founding Member
        • Jul 2014
        • 919
        • Las Vegas, NV
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          I know I make damn good BBQ cause my 3 dogs have NEVER said no to it. (OTOH, my 13yr old says no to just about everything, except my ribs.)

        #8
        Once you get old enough you'll appreciate ribs that fall off the bone instead of pull off the bone.

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        • Keiferr
          Club Member
          • Jun 2018
          • 963
          • Southeast Michigan

          #9
          Keep cookin, keep experimenting and learning. We've all failed at some point and called for pizza. It's science with a touch of art and sometimes treachery.

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          • Scout789
            Club Member
            • Jun 2018
            • 149
            • Texas Gulf Coast
            • Smoker: Lyfe Tyme Offset. Firebox 16" Diameter X 16" Long. Cooking chamber 16" Diameter X 32" Long
              Grill: Lyfe Tyme 16" Diameter X 24" Long.
              Thermometer: Maverick ET-732 and XR50
              For smoking, I am a committed stick burner.
              For grilling, it's all about charcoal. Almost always HEB brand mesquite charcoal. If not that, then Kingsford mesquite charcoal.

            #10
            Originally posted by Keiferr View Post
            We've all failed at some point and called for pizza.
            Or made a ham sandwich. Either way it is very humbling or perhaps even humiliating.

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            • Keiferr
              Keiferr commented
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              And educational!
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            #11
            Guess the old adage ‘if you’re lookin’ you ain’t cookin’ seems to apply here. Nice job and beautiful plate of food.

            One suggestion, when I do ribs in my pellet pooper I run 250-275* instead of 225*. No noticeable difference in the outcome but you cut at least an hour off your cook time. Give it try!!

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            • dmcneil
              dmcneil commented
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              Troutman I will do that next week when I cook 3 slabs for the family. Thanks.
          • abett
            Club Member
            • Mar 2017
            • 5

            #12
            That's a beautiful plate of food.

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            • Steve R.
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              • Jul 2016
              • 2149
              • Elizabethtown, KY
              • Current line-up of cookers: Weber 26" kettle w/ SnS and BBQ Guru adapter; Weber Ranch Kettle w/ Guru adapter.

              #13
              It looks like they were a little overcooked from what you were shooting for. I have found the bend test isn't reliable with BBR's. A toothpick or temp probe inserted into the meat tells me if they are getting close. Then a Thermapen, with readings taken from several different spots averaging 190 - 200, removes all doubt for me.

              A lot of people say you can't use a thermometer with ribs, but I say if you can learn to slice them between the bones, you can learn to stick an instant read thermometer in there.

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              • Scout789
                Scout789 commented
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                Something I've had success with is placing one rack on top of another after about 2/3's of the estimated time has passed. I then put one or two temperature probes between the racks. I then cook to 195-200. If only cooking one rack, I cut it in half and put one on top of the other. I get good results this way.

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