Created on June 17th, 2013
Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
Peel off tough membrane that covers the bony side of the ribs (this is the key to good ribs - it's not hard once you get the hang of it. google it if you have questions)
In a small mixing bowl, combine the sugar and spices to make the rub.
Apply rub to ribs on all sides.
On a large baking sheet, place 2 sheets of foil shiny side out - make them longer than the ribs - you're going to make a foil tent.
Place ribs onto foil, placing the meaty part down on the foil.
Lay 2 more layers of foil on top of the ribs and crimp edges tightly to make a tent.
Bake for 2 1/2 hours.
Remove from oven.
Have your charcoal grill ready.
Coat meaty side of ribs with BBQ sauce and grill till you get that nice charred look.
While cooking, coat the top of the ribs. When the bottom is cooked turn them over and char the other side. This should take about 15 minutes.
Slice them up and enjoy!
**If you don't a grill, the original recipe recommends doing the final step under the broiler in the oven.
Remove ribs from foil and place on a broiling pan or baking sheet, bony side up.
Brush on sauce.
Broil on high for 1-2 minutes until sauce is cooked on and bubbly.
Turn ribs over and repeat.
We haven't tried them this way but I don't know why it wouldn't work. My husband just thinks there has to be a grilling step in making BBQ ribs :-)
Hope you enjoy!