When cooking American BBQ ribs, the meat should always be the star. In this video, Tuffy Stone explains how to choose your spices to complement the flavours of the ribs.
2. Creating the rub
In this video, Tuffy Stone shows you how to make dry rub for pork ribs using fresh cracked black pepper, granulated garlic and onion and paprika.
3. Preparing the ribs
It’s important to prepare your American BBQ ribs correctly. Watch this video to see how Tuffy Stone trims the ribs into a St. Louis cut and prepares the meat for seasoning.
What is Tuffy Stone’s secret to perfectly seasoned ribs? Watch this video to learn how much seasoning to use, how to apply it and how long to leave it on the meat to ensure the best balance of flavours.
5. Setting up the smoker
Part of your BBQ set up is preparing your smoker. In this video, Tuffy Stone explains the fundamentals of smoke and shows you how to stack the wood to produce a cleaner smoke and better flavour.
6. Cooking your ribs
In this video, Tuffy Stone shows you the best way for wrapping ribs in foil so that it’s easy to check on them when they’re on the grill, and how to reinforce the flavour of the rub using a light spray of water.
7. Finishing the ribs
One of the common mistakes when cooking American BBQ ribs is adding the sauce too early. Watch this video to learn how to tell when the ribs are tender and adding the sauce as a finishing step before serving.