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Barbecued Baby Back Ribs




  • 2 slabs (about 5 pounds) baby back ribs
  • Salt
  • Garlic powder

Barbecue Sauce

  • 1 (32 ounce) bottle tomato ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic, mashed
  • 3 heaping tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 5 drops Tabasco sauce


  1. Ribs: Rub baby back ribs with salt and garlic powder.
  2. Sprinkle liberally with freshly-ground black pepper.
  3. Place ribs on a preheated outdoor grill and cook slowly for approximately 45 minutes, turning as needed.
  4. Baste with Barbecue Sauce and continue cooking for about 20 minutes. Baste and turn often to keep the brown sugar in the sauce from burning.


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