Dutch's EASY-EASY Baby Back Ribs

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1 or 2 racks of baby back ribs
enough rib rub of your choice to liberally coat
1 juice from 1 lemon
1/2 c water
enough bbq sauce of your choice to coat. i use sweet baby rays

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Dutch Reyveld Recipe
Lightly Salted
Suisun, CA
Member Since May 2011
Dutch's notes for this recipe:
Ya say ya want EASY??? Wellll, I'm gonna giv' ya EASY!!!:)
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Rinse and cut the ribs into sections you like. I usually cut two bones. Don't worry about that membrane on the concave side, just forget about it.
Rub them down well, front and back with the rub.
Put lemon juice and water in a crock pot. (I use a large one)
Pile the ribs in haystack style, so they have room for air to circulate.
Cook on low for SIX hours, DON'T lift the lid to check. You should start smelling them at 5:30+
Remove when they're done and using a pastry brush, liberally coat them with BBQ sauce of your choosing. They will be falling off the bone tender and juicy...
I do these at least 2~3 times a month. Friends bring the ribs and ask me to cook for them.

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user FREDA GABLE cookin4me - May 25, 2011
What Kind of RIB RUB are you SUGGESTING ??
Dutch, May I ask?? I bet these are Definately tender. after 6 hrs.
user Dutch Reyveld Dutchr - May 25, 2011
I use a Texas BBQ Rub, but any pork rub will do...Yes, they are falling apart, but still not dry...Here's a very simple Rub:

1/2 cup freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons ground cayenne pepper(Less if you don't want spicy)
1 cup dark brown sugar
2 tablespoons salt
1/2 tablespoon garlic salt

This one is a little more complex

# 1/2 cup salt
# 1/4 cup pepper
# 1 Tbsp garlic powder
# 1 Tbsp oregano
# 1 Tbsp celery seed
# 1 Tbsp paprika
# 1 Tbsp chile powder
# 1/2 Tbsp salt

Mix these spices and give them a day or so to "marry"
user Michelle Bilsky mishkachick - May 25, 2011
I find that making any ribs in a slow cooker makes them look sloppy, they taste awesome. So if you wanna catch someones eye put them in the oven layed out flat no layers it sometimes takes 2 or 3 pans. Cook them on low (everyones oven temps are different test some out with yours first) for 3 to 5 hours in a spiced and/or herbed water with a little of your fav BBQ sauce in it. Just before there falling off the bone drain them and put your fav BBQ sauce on put them back in on broil for 5 to 20 minutes and lift them out with a spatula and plate them. They look good and taste even better!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
user Mary Beam ciaoitalia - May 25, 2011
Sweet Baby Ray's is the BEST!
user Dutch Reyveld Dutchr - May 25, 2011
Yes Mary, I think so too. I've tried MANY and made scads of my own, but none that compared to Sweet Baby Ray's...IMHO

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