Fireman Bob’s “Rib Rub” for Pork

Bob Cooney


My Boss told me one day that I couldn't cook... The next Monday, I walked into work with these " Ribs " and after He finished eating them, My Boss was Speechless for a week! I hope you enjoy them as well....

★★★★★ 2 votes
4 to 6
10 Min
17 Hr 10 Min
No-Cook or Other


1 1/2 c
3/4 c
white sugar
3 3/4 Tbsp
onion powder
1 3/4 Tbsp
hot red pepper flakes ( amount optional )
2 c
brown sugar
1/4 stick

How to Make Fireman Bob’s “Rib Rub” for Pork


  • 1The " Rub Mixture " will store in sealed container up to 6 months in COOL DRY location.

    Use as dry rub on pork ribs coating both sides. Wrap tightly in foil and place in fridge for 24 hours.
    Place entire foil wrapped ribs in oven roaster and cook at 195* for 14 hours.
  • 2Open foil and pour “Brown Sugar Mixture” (recipe to follow) over ribs.

    “Brown Sugar Mixture”

    2 cups…………………………Brown Sugar
    1/4 cup (1 stick)……………..Butter
    Enough Juices from pan to liquefy mixture. Bring to boil for one (1) minute.
  • 3Pour over ribs.
    Cook ribs uncovered for 10 minutes at 350*, then lower temperature to 250* with ribs covered back up for 3 more hours.
    Serve with plenty of paper towels!

    Enjoy the Experience!!!

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About Fireman Bob’s “Rib Rub” for Pork

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers, Pork
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Yummy, #BBQ, #tender