1) crock pot em with your favorite bbq sauce
2) put in a roasting pan with some onion and garlic and broth, season, cover with foil, slow oven (275) for several hours, place on rack, brush on bbq sauce, and roast at higher temp uncovered 1/2 hour.
3) season and place on your smoker/bbq off the heat and slow bbq for several hours, brush with sauce every 1/2 hour after the first 2 hours.
4) although they are not short ribs, they can be cooked the same way to good effect. In a large dutch oven season and brown the ribs in olive oil and add 1/4d onions, garlic cloves, chopped celery, sliced carrot and parsnip, broth and dry white or red wine to cover 1/2 way, a can of diced tomato, and a glob of tomato paste. herbs can be thyme or marjoram. (also a bay leaf and parsley) simmer in 325 oven covered for 2-2 1/2 hours. Add wedges of potato the last 45 min. check for tenderness, skim off fat, adjust seasoning, thicken broth if you want to with a corn starch or arrow root slurry or instant flour.