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Old 05-10-2011, 02:30 PM   #1
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BBQ Ribs - Beef or Pork?

The recent thread about BBQ ribs has inspired me to try them in my oven. I need help deciding whether to get beef or pork so...

Which do you like best and why?


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Old 05-10-2011, 02:32 PM   #2
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I prefer pork ribs by a wide margin.

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Old 05-10-2011, 02:36 PM   #3
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Old 05-10-2011, 02:54 PM   #4
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I like both. Beef ribs are larger and carry more flavor on their own than pork - IMHO.

But, pork ribs are less expensive, quicker and easier to bake/cook/grill.
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Old 05-10-2011, 02:59 PM   #5
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I like them both, but cook pork ribs 15:1 against beef short ribs.
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Old 05-10-2011, 03:11 PM   #6
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I will eat either but prefer pork ribs.
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They both are good..... "Course deer ribs and bear ribs are good too.
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Old 05-10-2011, 03:39 PM   #8
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It depends on what you like. I for example do not like beef, period, but love lamb.
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Old 05-10-2011, 03:50 PM   #9
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If you can get the lamb at a reasonable price they have a nice flavor (if you like lambchops) and are worth a try.
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Old 05-10-2011, 03:52 PM   #10
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I prefer pork ribs and they seem to always be more readily available in grocery stores. However, I once worked in a steak restaurant where the chef cut off the prime rib bones from a whole roast, and saved them for staff.

He often added an amazing rub or sauce to them and add that to the humungous size of these things, made for some rather special moments in my early restaurant days.

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