July 31, 2007
Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs
Ribs are one of Jamison's favorite meals...Throw in a few potato skins and he's in heaven! A few years ago I read something about slow cooker ribs and thought it was an interesting idea, but never got back to actually trying the theory. Yesterday when Alexis and I went to the grocery store they had some pork ribs on sale, so I decided to give them a try! The result was tender, fall off of the bone goodness! Plus the whole thing is easy and fool proof. Throw them on before you go to work and come home to a mouth watering dinner. If you like ribs you'll love these!
What You'll Need:
1 rack of ribs
1 batch of Dianne's Barbeque Sauce
Cut slab of ribs into 3 or 4 sections to fit into your slow cooker depending on what size machine you have. (I have the large one so I cut the slab into 3 pieces.) Place rib sections into your slow cooker and pour all of the Barbeque Sauce minus 1 cup into the crock to cover the ribs and cook on high for 4 hours. Lower heat to low and cook for an additional 2-3 hours or until meat is tender and falling from the bone. Prior to serving heat the reserved barbeque sauce through and serve as a dipping sauce. (Note: If you are serving more than 1 or 2 people then you can add more ketchup and brown sugar to the existing Barbeque Sauce to make it go further. Simply use a 1 cup ketchup to 2-3 tablespoon brown sugar ratio.)
Notes: You could also do this with chicken or a boneless pork shoulder. If you don't want to remember to change the temeperature you could cook them on high for a total of 5-6 hours and it would work just as well. Just remember when the bones comes out easily it's done! The cooking time depends on the volume of ribs present. While the ribs were cooking I kept moving them around in the slow cooker so that each piece had a chance to be on the bottom, but you can just walk away and ignore them until they are done too. Either method will work fine.
Posted by Dianne at July 31, 2007 8:40 AM
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Tracked on August 3, 2007 10:29 AM
Here am I again,in the Fajitas recipe,how much of the Olive oil do you use?
Thanks for a speedy response.
Posted by: Honey at August 31, 2009 9:12 PM
Hi Honey, which fajitas are you referring to?
Posted by: Dianne at August 31, 2009 10:11 PM