Cookbook:North Carolina-Style BBQ Ribs

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  • 1 slab pork spareribs
  • 6 tbsp Rib Rub
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce


  1. Season ribs with Rib Rub and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients and place in a spray bottle.
  3. Place ribs in a 250° smoker or a charcoal grill set for indirect heat at 250°
  4. Cook for 5-6 hours, spraying often with vinegar mixture.
  5. Spray heavily with vinegar mixture and place on a high grill, turning and spraying constantly until well browned.
  6. Remove and let rest 15 minutes; serve.


There will be extra vinegar mixture. You can use it for almost anything including beef briskets.