We had some guests come over yesterday and I did my first BBQ cook for non family members on the Big Steel Keg. I think it came out pretty good and everyone had a good time.
I went with both big Beef Ribs and my first set of baby back pork ribs. I also did some burgers an dogs at the end for the kids and in case the ribs came out badly! You never know!
Here are the beef ribs before I prepped them:
Huge set this time. The local butcher has some good stuff.
Here are the two racks all rubbed up with the smoking spices:
Of course if I have plans, it rains! It was supposed to be light rain but it was coming down pretty solid. I set up a covered station to stay dry:
The cook took about 4 hours before the ribs were ready for the final saucing/crisping up step. Here they are about done:
Here they are on the cutting board:
My friends are big BBQ fans and they were surprised how well they came out. Both racks were gone in about 30 minutes so I guess they must have been good. I know I loved the beef ribs and even the baby backs were very good.
I had a full beef rib, about 4 baby backs and I rounded it out with some potato salad, you know, for balance.
I am very pleased with this grill and glad I bought it. If I keep making these kinds of things I will see inflation.....of my waist size!
Have a good night.
Reader Gawains is picking on me in the comments so here are some more cooks on the Keg!
Steak tenderloins? The Keg can go 800 degrees plus so no problem:
At end of cook:
They were excellent!
How about a pizza? No problem:
Now the pizza addict wife will not order out for delivery anymore!
What about smoked SPAM (go long HRL!)? Here it comes:
SPAM with bacon, what could be better? After the cook:
Not bad at all!
For desert? My favorite:
2 Onza Mexico Libertad
How about a 1860 8 Reales from the Zacatecas mint?:
Nice after dinner.
Have a good night.