Beginners' Guide to Smoking Ribs

White Scribbled Underline


This guide will give you all the knowledge you need to confidently smoke ribs that will be the talk of the neighborhood. We will discuss how to season the ribs.

- Pork Ribs St. Louis or Baby Backs - Yellow Mustard - BBQ Dry Rub - Butter - Honey - BBQ Sauce


Step 1

Trim the ribs and  remove the membrane from the back side of the rack. Brush a light coat of mustard on both sides and season liberally with dry rub.

Step 2

Refrigerate for 30 minutes placing ribs on the pit. Place ribs on the smoker and don’t open the door for two hours.

Step 3

If your rub has adhered to the meat gently mop or spray your ribs for the first time. Cook for another hour.

Step 4

Mop ribs for a second time and check temperature. Lay the ribs down on the foil or butcher paper bone side up.

Step 5

Place a few pats of  butter on the rack then drizzle about a tablespoon of honey and a light sprinkle of additional dry rub.

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