Main Dishes

Sweet and Smoky Ribs

Last week I handed my 9 year old the latest issue of Everyday with Rachael Ray and said "pick anything you want and I'll make it." I was not surprised when he brought it back to me in a few minutes and said "here mom, I want ribs." This kids LOVES his ribs. Almost every time we go to a barbecue restaurant (which is a lot, this is Kansas City, folks!) he orders ribs. The good news for me was, one of our local grocery stores had a special on baby back ribs - buy one, g

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For the rub:

2 T. salt
1/4 c. smoked Spanish paprika
2 T. chili powder
2 T. garlic powder
2 T. cumin
2 T. sugar
1 T. cayenne pepper
1 T. black pepper
1 T. dry mustard

For the ribs:

2 racks (about 5 lb.) baby back ribs
1 T. liquid smoke (I like mesquite or hickory)
1/4 c. water
BBQ sauce for serving, if desired
For the rub: Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and stir well to combine. This can me made in advance if desired. For the ribs: Cut the ribs in half with a sharp knife then stick them in a 6 qt....
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Nutritions

Calories
165

Sodium
1071mg
44% DV

Fat
9g
14% DV

Protein
13g
27% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
1g
6% DV
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