Prepping Baby Back Ribs at KCBS contest

At one of our last contests, I shot a quick video about how I prep and dry rub my baby back ribs.

I use mustard as a binder, add the dry rub and then let them sit in the cooler like that for several hours – to let the flavors of the rub really penetrate the meat. Then I’ll pull them out about an hour before I’m going to put them on the grill and let them come up to temp.

And I give em’ a lot of love…

Cause you got to!

And if you are looking for my full recipe, here it is: Slow-Smoked Baby Back Ribs: Competition Style

Malcom Reed
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Comments 3

  1. Hey Malcom love youe website. Thanks for all the usefull advice. Quick question I tried your back rib recipe and it turned out great. but I did not have a great pink smoke ring. I was thinking maybe I started basting to soon.
    I did marinate my ribs in vinegar,worshire sauce and soy sauce first. Any ideas smoker was at 250.

  2. Malcolm, where do you get ribs like that, grow your own hogs or something? Seriously, those are probably the best looking ribs I’ve ever seen!

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