Barbecued Baby Back Ribs For Charcoal Grill

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 2002, America's Test Kitchen TV

Ribs barbecued at home can be flavorless and dry. We wanted lots of smoky flavor and moist meat.

SERVES4

TIME4½ hours, plus 1 hour brining, 1 hour soaking, and 30 minutes chilling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We wanted a baby back ribs recipe that would produce juicy, tender, and fully seasoned meat, with an intense smokiness; in short, ribs that would be well worth the time, money, and effort. For ribs that were so flavorful they wouldn’t even ...

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