Vermont Castings

Big Dan\'s Super Rib Recipe

Fire up the grill! Big Dan's sweet and spicy rib rub is sure to rub you the right way!

Prep Time
1½ to 2 hours
Requires attention
Cook Time
1½ to 2 hours
Big Dan\'s Super Rib Recipe



    1. Mix the rub ingredients in a big bowl.
    2. Apply the rub to both sides of the racks of ribs. Coat the ribs generously. You don't need to rub or pound the rub in though.
    3. Pour two cold cans of beer in a cooking sheet - for each rack of ribs. 2 racks of ribs = 2 cooking sheets.
    4. Cover each cooking sheet complete with ribs with aluminum foil to seal in the juices.
    5. Preheat your Vermont Castings grill on high to about 350 degrees.
    6. Once the grill is up to temperature, use indirect cooking heat and cook the ribs for 1.5 - 2.0 hours or so at 300 degrees, basting every 20 minutes. Recover the ribs each time you baste.
    7. When the meat is starting to pull away from the bones gently, hit the rib racks with your BBQ sauce to lock in the rub.
    8. Finish cooking the ribs for 20 - 30 minutes with the BBQ sauce and then bring the ribs to the table. Let sit for 5 - 10 minutes to make everyone really hungry.
    9. Cut 'em up and enjoy!


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