Williams Sonoma BBQ Rack of Ribs
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In Memphis, you'll find as many riffs on barbecue as there are blues clubs. You can order your ribs "wet" (basted with sauce) or "dry" (just herbs and spices). Showcasing authentic Memphis pit barbecue at its down-home best, these finger-licking pork ribs are the "wet" kind. They're hand-rubbed with a signature seasoning blend, then slow-smoked over glowing hickory embers until they're tender, juicy and falling off the bone. The ribs are basted with a mild, sweet-and-smoky barbecue sauce with just the right amount of zing. Ready to heat and serve, the fully cooked ribs are from a legendary family-owned barbecue joint in Memphis, where pitmasters have been serving up award-winning classics for over a quarter of a century.
- 3 lb. total (two 1-lb. 8-oz. slabs, 12–14 ribs in each slab).
- Serves 6–8.
- Shipped frozen.
- Use & Care
- The ribs ship frozen with dry ice, which may have evaporated during shipment. This is normal. Please take care not to touch any remaining dry ice with bare hands. If you are not ready to consume, remove from shipping container and store, unopened, in the freezer, where the ribs will keep up to 1 year.
Proper Thawing Technique
- For best results, thaw unopened containers in the refrigerator for 24 hours before heating.
General Reheating Tips
- Use caution when removing from microwave or oven since the containers will be very hot!
- Serve immediately after reheating.
- Pre-heat grill to medium-hot (350°F–400°F)
- Remove the ribs from plastic pouch.
- Place ribs on grill directly over coals.
- Brush liberally with remaining barbecue sauce left in pouch.
- Close grill cover and cook ribs for 18–25 minutes, turning ribs every 5 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Remove ribs from plastic pouch. Place ribs on baking pan and brush liberally with remaining sauce left in plastic pouch.
- Place pan on middle shelf in oven.
- Bake for 30–35 minutes.
- Remove ribs from pouch.
- Cut ribs in half and place both halves, side by side, on a microwave-safe plate
- Brush liberally with remaining sauce left in plastic pouch.
- Transfer plate to microwave.
- Cook ribs at full power for 3 minutes.
- Rearrange plate in the microwave oven.
- Return and resume cooking for an additional 2–3 minutes.
- Pork ribs, mild barbecue sauce (water, tomato paste, distilled vinegar, molasses, sugar, brown sugar, salt, contains less than 2% of aged cayenne pepper, onion, natural flavor, garlic, dextrose, vegetable oil [soybean and/or canola], spice, corn syrup, xanthan gum, caramel color, guar gum, ascorbic acid, tamarind, paprika [color]).
Please allow up to two weeks for processing and delivery of perishable items, which are shipped two-day delivery to ensure freshness. Perishable items are not eligible for rush shipping.
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Rated 1 out of 5 by MARTHABR from TOTALLY TASTELESS NOT IMPRESSED. NOT MEATY, NOT JUICY, NOT TASTY. I DOUBT I WILL EVER ORDER AGAIN. YOU NEED TO GO BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD.Date published: 2016-08-16Rated 5 out of 5 by Zuckererbse from Delectable! Excellent quality, value and taste. Meaty and deliciously seasoned. Just ordered a second lot to keep in the freezer. They are wonderful. I defrosted them overnight and warmed them up in the oven for about 1/2 hour = effortless entertaining and clean-up.Date published: 2015-08-09Rated 5 out of 5 by irsh55 from Soooooo good I've never had any better ribs. So good right out of the freezer and into the oven. I've tried ribs anytime I see them on the menu and these match any I've had. IrishDate published: 2015-05-10Rated 5 out of 5 by Natab0525 from Great ribs! These were delicious. Tender enough but held onto the bone so they were great for grilling. nice and meaty. Grilled up beautifully.Date published: 2014-06-19