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Whiskey BBQ Ribs

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Serves 6-8
Whiskey BBQ Ribs


  • 5 Lbs (2 large racks) Baby back ribs
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Pre-heat your oven to 300.
  2. Cut 4 sheets of foil 6 inches longer than the length of your ribs. Lay 2 sheets on top of each other and place on a sheet pan, lay the other 2 sheets the opposite way to form a cross. Place the ribs on the foil.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together remaining ingredients and sprinkle over both sides of the ribs.
  4. Fold the foil over the ribs to make a sealed package. Bake the ribs for 2 ½ – 3 hours.
  5. Meanwhile, make the BBQ sauce (recipe below).
  6. Once the ribs are fork tender, remove them from the oven and slather with BBQ sauce, place them back in the oven, uncovered for 20 minutes.
  7. Remove from the oven, cut and serve with remaining BBQ sauce.

Whiskey BBQ Sauce Recipe


  • ¼ of a medium sweet onion, finely minced or grated
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 24 oz bottle or 2 ¼ cups ketchup
  • 1 Tablespoon stone ground mustard
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons worcestershire
  • 3 Tablespoons whiskey, such as Dry Fly
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. Stir all of the ingredients together in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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    July 14, 2010 at 1:21 pm

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