Hickory Smoked Ribs

Famous Dave's Recipe

1 rack St. Louis Style Spareribs
1 tablespoon Kosher salt
3 tablespoons Famous Dave’s Rib Rub
Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce (as needed)
Basic Mop (See Basic Mop recipe below, as needed)

Score membrane side of spareribs with knife and season meat side of spareribs with kosher salt and Famous Dave’s rib rub. Let sit for 20 minutes at room temperature.

Meanwhile build fire on one side of BBQ grill. When coals are ready, place spareribs on opposite side of fire membrane side down. If using a rib rack, place spareribs with fatter side down. Cover with lid and place thermometer in top holes of lid. Smoke for 3 – 3/12 hours at 225° - 250° or until tender and approximately 175° at thickest part of rib. At this point you can mop ribs half way through cooking or not.

Remove from grill. Spread coals out and add more if needed. When coals are hot, place rib back on membrane side down. Char membrane side until bubbling. Flip and sauce membrane side with Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce. When meat side is bubbling flip again and sauce meat side

Basic Mop
2 cups Cider Vinegar
1 cup Water
1 tablespoon Worcestershire
2 tablespoons Famous Dave’s Rib Rub
2 tablespoons Famous Dave’s Steak & Burger seasoning
2 tablespoons Honey

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Heat the mop and use warm

Makes 3 ½ cups.