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View Poll Results: Wet, dry, or pasta?
Wet 11 40.74%
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:19 AM   #1
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Ribs - Wet or Dry?

I'm thinking about fixing ribs on Sunday. It sucks for me because my roommates and everyone one else that's bound to come over likes a ton of BBQ sopped on. I think good meat should not have it's flavor hidden, so I like dry ribs with a good rub for seasoning.

How are you guys split? Am I a weirdo or am I the norm?

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Old 03-31-2009, 08:38 AM   #2
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I prefer a good dry rub. Like you said - this lets the flavor of the meat shine through. If I want to add sauce when I eat them, usually only if they are lacking in flavor or are dry, I can. But, I have had some might good ribs that were mopped and wet.
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Old 03-31-2009, 09:13 AM   #3
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Dry all the way for me.
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Old 03-31-2009, 09:51 AM   #4
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Dry, with sauce on the side.
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Old 03-31-2009, 10:20 AM   #5
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I'm a dry with sauce on the side also.
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Old 03-31-2009, 11:22 AM   #6
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Dry ribs please!!!!!...On occasion a little Hoisin or Honey can be interesting on a bone or two. but only two....then it's back to dem dry bones...
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Old 04-03-2009, 11:08 AM   #7
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I like them both. Do you have a good dry rib rub recipe? I've experimented with a few, always looking for new ones...You can always make them dry and then let them slop the BBQ sauce on theirs the last 5-10 minutes of grilling...
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Talking time and effort

this all depends on if you want to spend time and effort personally wet ribs are the best. if you do dry you need to do a dry rub and smoke them in a charcoal grill for wet ribs (if you have one) soak them in a home made BBQ sauce again smoke them and you have to watch them and keep them lathered in sauce to gain all the flavor of the charcoal smoke chips and you very own sauce
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Old 07-18-2009, 12:55 PM   #9
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Dry... I can't explain it but there is just something about all that flavor without the mess of BBQ. I will eat the wet ones though
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Old 07-18-2009, 01:55 PM   #10
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pasta?

i prefer dry and dip in wet. but if wet is all i can get i take it.
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Old 07-18-2009, 02:05 PM   #11
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This is an old thread but nice that it has been brought back. I like dry and then make a sauce for anyone that wants to dip.
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Old 07-18-2009, 03:18 PM   #12
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I prefer dry with sauce at the table. Properly smoked ribs will be moist. tender, and flavorful without sauce.
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Old 07-18-2009, 08:10 PM   #13
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I prefer dry when smoked with sauce on the side, and wet and gooey if grilled or done in the oven.

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Old 07-19-2009, 01:06 AM   #14
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I like them dampened. Not totally dry and not soppin wet.
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Old 09-03-2009, 12:32 PM   #15
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I like them both. Do you have a good dry rib rub recipe? I've experimented with a few, always looking for new ones...You can always make them dry and then let them slop the BBQ sauce on theirs the last 5-10 minutes of grilling...
I have an excellent one. But its from another food website. Being newbie here I am not sure if I can link it or not. I will say it is really really good.
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Old 09-03-2009, 03:20 PM   #16
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Dry until the last 1/2 hour and then wet!
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Dry until the last 1/2 hour and then wet!

Me too!
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I have an excellent one. But its from another food website. Being newbie here I am not sure if I can link it or not. I will say it is really really good.
Once you have posted 15 posts of substance (not just 15 to be able to link) then you are allowed and more than welcome to post that like. Welcome to the site by the way.
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