Friday, February 15, 2013

Nana's Melt-In-Your-Mouth Baby Back Ribs

I've always been amazed at Nana's cooking. She is incredibly fast and efficient and it's always yummy. :)  On Valentine's Day, I decided to make baby back ribs, Nana-style. The hubby is usually the rib-maker in our family (like mother like son?), but this time, I thought I'd give it a whirl. The funny thing is each time he/we make them (which has been many!), we ALWAYS have to call her to see how you make them. Well, this time we actually took notes, so we won't bug you any more, Nana! :) Check out our meal: Valentine's Day Eats

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Nana's Melt-In-Your-Mouth Baby Back Ribs
by happyvballgirl
http://www.myepicureanadventures.com/2013/02/nana-melt-in-your-mouth-baby-back-ribs.html

Ingredients:
Ribs
Favorite BBQ Sauce
Water

1. Place in a baking dish/broiling pan, what-have-you and season w/ a little salt and pepper.
2. Set the oven to BROIL (aka 500 degrees F) and brown ribs for about 15-20 mins.
3. Remove ribs from oven, add some water to them and cover. Replace back into oven and cook on 300 degrees for 2-4 hours. Be sure to check occasionally to make sure there's still water in the pan. If it's starting to get low, add some more. I cooked 'em for 5 this time around.
4. Turn the oven back up to 425, brush with your favorite BBQ sauce and bake for another 20-30 minutes. Be sure to leave the water in the pan, otherwise, it'll start to burn. I used Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce for the first time and it was yummy! But it has High Fructose Corn Syrup so next time I'm gonna try makin' my own!
5. Remove from oven and enjoy!

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And man, did these turn out moist and tender and tummy or what?!? Thank you Nana for sharing your wonderful recipe and letting me share it on My Epicurean Adventures! :)

And for some reason, I never noticed this until now, there's a distinct rib-eating face. See? :)


Shout Outs:
Nana! Nana! Nana! You rock! :)

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Christine, aka happyvballgirl :)

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13 comments:

Rina @ Bento School Lunches said...

Looks SO delish and thanks for sharing the recipe. Love the pix of your family enjoying them and have a great weekend! :)

happyvballgirl said...

Thanks so much, Rina!!! have a great weekend too!! :)

Glenn said...

Has Nana ever advised you to take the membrane off the backside of the ribs?

happyvballgirl said...

no she hasn't and i didn't when i made these. It's my first time makin' ribs - are you supposed to?

Anonymous said...

nana does indeed rock! And, finishing them on the grill is amazing, also! :) auntie kris

Brenda @ChattingOverChocolate.blogspot.com said...

YUM! These look amazing!!!

Lisa Lynn said...

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Kaye Swain - SandwichINK For the Sandwich Generation said...

Oh my, those do look yummy AND easy. I'm saving these on Pinterest for the next time I get a yen for these. Thank you.

Maggie Owens said...

I am definitely trying these.They made my mouth water just looking at the picture.I'm so hungry for them now. Thank you for sharing.

Mrs. Sarah Coller said...

Yum! These are going on the list for this week for sure! Hope you're having a happy day! This week's Homemaking Linkup is up and I would love to have you join, if you haven’t already.

Blessings,
Mrs. Sarah Coller

anyonita green said...

Hahahah those scrunchy babyback rib faces are the best! :) And of course, the whole time I was reading this recipe, that Backstreet Boys babyback ribs song was on loop in my head! lol Thank you so much for linking up with me this week at Tasty Tuesdays! I’ve pinned this & shared it with my followers!

Lori Hart said...

Wow... these look so good I want them for my breakfast!! Thanks for posting on Tasty Tuesdays.

Lori
Lori's Culinary Creations
Tasty Tuesdays #20 co-host

Kathy Penney said...

These look gorgeous! My hubby and I both love ribs. Pinning these! Thanks for sharing at All Things Pretty!