Ribs on the smoker

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I cooked ribs on the smoker today.

The smoker in action:

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The ribs just getting warm:

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The oven thermometer right at the target temperature:

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The meat thermometer showing the present and target temperature:

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The fuel for the fire. First pail is the wet wood, second is the charcoal, and the box and last pail is the dry wood.

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Nice, what time can I come over for dinner?

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The ribs took about 3-1/2 hours. I did a Boston Butt that was done in 6 hours.

I like your thermometer!
 

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My neighbors complained about me and my smoker :(

But when I did, yum yum yum. I have one of those bullet shaped smokers with two pans. The bottom one was for the charcoal and wood chips, and the one above that was for: beer, wine, water, seasoning, and whatever I could think of to toss in it. When I used liquid above the fire, it took 4 everrrrrrrrrr, but always worth the weight. Turkey, ribs, Cornish hens, whole chickens, and brisket.
 

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My neighbors complained about me and my smoker :(

But when I did, yum yum yum. I have one of those bullet shaped smokers with two pans. The bottom one was for the charcoal and wood chips, and the one above that was for: beer, wine, water, seasoning, and whatever I could think of to toss in it. When I used liquid above the fire, it took 4 everrrrrrrrrr, but always worth the weight. Turkey, ribs, Cornish hens, whole chickens, and brisket.

Complained that you never invited them over?
 

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My neighbors complained about me and my smoker :(

But when I did, yum yum yum. I have one of those bullet shaped smokers with two pans. The bottom one was for the charcoal and wood chips, and the one above that was for: beer, wine, water, seasoning, and whatever I could think of to toss in it. When I used liquid above the fire, it took 4 everrrrrrrrrr, but always worth the weight. Turkey, ribs, Cornish hens, whole chickens, and brisket.

Complained that you never invited them over?

Haaa, I was just about to when my upstairs neighbors complained :( Haters!
 

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I noticed that you did NOT follow the "rule of thirds" and I'm afraid that means you'll have to re-shoot this. (oh darn!)

Please send the ribs to me.

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The ribs took about 3-1/2 hours. I did a Boston Butt that was done in 6 hours.

I like your thermometer!

What kind of rub or sauce did you use? Homemade?
I have tried a homemade rub in the past, but now I don't put anything but kosher salt and maybe a little oil. For the ribs yesterday, I made a mixture of oil, apple juice, and apple cider vinegar to kind of wet them down once in a while. As the afternoon unfolded, I applied that juice only twice the whole time. So the small end bones were way overdone, but the middle bones were not overdone at all. Juicy meat, almost no bark, a slight bit of char on some parts, but it was good enough to suck on the bones.
 

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Why do you wet the wood? The Maverick is nice because it has two stations. One is bluetooth so I can walk around or be away from the BBQ and still know what's going on.
 

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Ribs on the smoker

For some reason I expected a naked man with emphysema.
The downside of working in healthcare ....

Relieved to be wrong.

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