Ingredients

Ribs

  • 4 full racks Smithfield Spare Ribs, trimmed
  • 4 oz. of Texas Pork Rub (recipe follows)
  • ½ Tbsp. salt
  • ½ Tbsp. pepper
  • 2 cups Dr. Pepper, in spray bottle
  • 4 cups Dr. Pepper

Texas Pork Rub

  • 1 cup ancho powder
  • 1 cup chipotle powder
  • 1 cup Mexican oregano
  • 1 cup cumin powder, toasted
  • 1 cup ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup onion powder
  • 1/2 cup garlic powder

Roasted Red Grapes

  • 4 clusters red grapes
  • 1 oz. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. salt and pepper

Details

Product:

Ribs

Meal Course:

Dinner

Dish Type:

Entrée

Preparation

Ribs

  1. Heat smoker to 275° F.
  2. Dry and season ribs with salt and pepper.
  3. Dust ribs with Texas Pork Rub.
  4. Place ribs in smoker, bones down.
  5. Smoke for 45 minutes and then spray with Dr. Pepper, repeat every 20 to 30 minutes.
  6. In pot bring 4 cups of Dr. Pepper to simmer and reduce to a glaze.
  7. After 2 ½ to 3 hours, ribs should be at desired tenderness.
  8. Glaze with Dr. Pepper glaze and allow to rest in warm smoker till needed.

Texas Pork Rub

  1. Combine all ingredients

Roasted Red Grapes

  1. Leaving grapes on vine, wash and dress them with oil and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Place in 400° F. oven for 5 to 8 minutes until grapes are soft and darken
  3. Serve right away