September 28, 2012

Back Rib Dinner

Oven broiled ribs, how I love thee.
A single slab of ribs is perfect for our family of four adults. When they're on sale for dirt cheap ($2/lb!) I can't resist. I STOCK UP. My chest freezer is packed and it's awesome. When I can, I make these in the mini-oven, which saves a bit of energy and won't over heat the house which in my books, is a total win/win situation. :D 

The ribs were steam baked for about 2 hours at 350F (non-convection) and double broiled with lots of barbeque sauce. I made a simple yet ridiculously yummy creamy pasta salad with mix ins of whatever I had in the fridge. This included black olives and artichokes from my pizza making night, grated carrots, dill pickles and edamame beans which I found hidden in the back of the freezer. SO GOOD! I think that it was better than store bought. Actually, a lot of things are better than store bought. Don't ya think?

As for greens, we had steamed brussels sprouts with garlic butter. Super easy and totally yummy. I love garlic!

Right out of the oven! The best part is the little bits of charred caramelized goodness.

Pasta salad, not too creamy, just enough tang and zippy-ness, good pasta to add-ins ratio.

Totally fall off the bone, but not too much, moist and juicy and super tender and finger lick'n good!
Click to see how I make my ribs.

1 comment:

  1. Lol. Funny that you should post this now - I came down with a huge craving for bbq ribs as I was driving home tonight. I went to No Frills and they were $2.99/lb on sale. Too much! Although the pieces they have were actually pretty good....hmm.

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