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Baby Back Ribs from Comfort Food by Rick Rodgers

For your weekend consideration, rib, sticky, meat ribs. This baby back ribs recipe comes from Rick Rodger’s Comfort Food. In Comfort, Rick specializes in showing you the best of “the middle of the road.” So these are the best in standard baby back ribs. These are not super-hot or spicy, not over the top in any…

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Middle Eastern Ribs with Spicy Pomegranate Glaze from The Great Ribs Book by Hugh Carpenter and Teri Sandison

“Look at this,” I said. We were in Brooklyn, in the Middle Eastern community complete with aromatic restaurants and markets that burst onto the sidewalk with a variety food items we had never seen. I was holding a bottle of pomegranate molasses. “What will we do with it?” Suzen asked. She was not saying “no”…

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Very Sticky and Very Smokey Pork Ribs with Bourbon Glaze

I’ve mentioned the new book Smoke & Spice by Valerie Aikman-Smith in a previous post. I enjoy the book’s presentation with its focus on sauces and seasonings rather than the meat. Everyone secretly eats BBQ for the sauce. Yes, yes you do. Don’t deny the truth here. I’m not asking for a confession or entrance…

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Best Ribs for Superbowl

  Last year, I blogged these ribs as the best ever. Better than any I had sampled at restaurants — and I’ve spent a lot of time in Texas, folks — and better than any other from a cookbook. I know that “best” is an overused superlative. I know. But I do mean it. If…

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