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Monday, May 25, 2020

Chuck's BBQ Spareribs

Chuck’s BBQ Spareribs

3 lbs. spareribs
Kosher salt
Mo’Rub (or your favorite BBQ rub)
Brown sugar
  • Peel the silver skin, then rub in a light layer of Kosher salt; add the Smoking Gun Applewood rub; add the Mo’s Rub (or your favorite BBQ rub).
  • Place the ribs directly on the grate in a smoker (i.e., Traeger) at 165° F; smoke for 3 hours.
  • Pull the ribs after 3 hours; place them on a BIG piece of heavy-duty foil; slather them all over with Chuck’s Ghost Pepper BBQ Sauce (a/k/a Dad Guy’s Kick@ss BBQ Sauce); sprinkle about ¼ cup of brown sugar over the top, then drizzle with molasses.
  • Seal the foil; place the ribs back in the smoker at 325° F for 1 hour; remove and rest for 20 minutes before serving.

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Chipotle Cranberry Sauce ala ~DKBB~
(original recipe from

2 canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, finely minced
original photo from
1 c. whole cranberries
1 clove garlic, minced
Dash cayenne, to taste
2 tsp. lemon juice
c. brown sugar

·       Place cranberries with a small amount of water in small pan; boil until cranberries pop open.
·       Add rest of ingredients and bring back to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10ish minutes.

This sauce can be eaten plain, or used as an accompaniment to chicken, pork, turkey….whatever you choose.

Bacon & Brown Sugar Arkansas Green Beans ala ~DKBB~

Bacon & Brown Sugar Arkansas Green Beans ala ~DKBB~
(original recipe from
Original photo
 from thewanderlustkitchen
1 lb. fresh green beans, snapped -OR- 1 lb. frozen cut green beans
4 to 6 slices of bacon, diced
1 to cloves garlic, minced
¼ c. packed brown sugar
¼ c. salted butter, melted
3 to 4 tsp. soy sauce
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Place beans in large sauce pan; add enough water to cover beans; bring water to boil; reduce heat and cover; simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Drain the beans and place them in a 1 to 2 qt. casserole dish or glass baking pan.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat; add the cut-up bacon and cook until almost crisp (or until as done as you prefer); remove bacon from pan and drain grease from bacon; add bacon to the beans in the baking dish.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the garlic, brown sugar, soy sauce, and melted butter; drizzle this mixture evenly over the beans and bacon.
  • Bake uncovered for 20 minutes, then gently stir making sure all the beans are coated with the sauce and continue baking for another 15 minutes.