Cooking On A Budget: Braised Pork Ribs

After investing in a slow cooker or crock pot, it's worthwhile to try it out immediately. This easy recipe will be the perfect way to break in your new appliance and cook your family and friends a delicious meal. Also buying a large rack of ribs, or separated ribs will costs anywhere from $10-15 and can feed a full house.

We get the pint of baked beans with our barbeque ribs and baked potatoes. They flavor the baked beans with their BBQ sauce. The pint of baked beans are $3.19. The baked beans will feed us for two meals.

First, get the Kettle grill out of the garage, and blow the dust off it. Make sure you have all the parts, including the top. You must have the top to make real smoke barbecue. Take your kettle cooker, and set it up this way. Place one of those cheap aluminum baking dishes that you can buy for a buck at the grocery store in the center of the grill that holds the charcoal. Make two piles of charcoal on opposite sides of the aluminum pan. Light the charcoal, and let it burn down. Place the some soaked wood chips on the charcoal to make more smoke to flavor the meat. Place the grill rack back on it's holders.

College kids gain on average about ten pounds the first year. Dorm food is not always the healthiest and college kids don't always eat on a normal schedule with their classes and study habits. How convenient for a college kid to have a slow cooker short ribs slow cooker in their dorm.

Cooking dried beans on the stove top can be a hassle. It's a project that takes all day and requires constant care. When you use a crock pot, you simply soak your beans, place them in the pot, and cover with water. Then cook on low until supper time.

What do all of these rubs have in common? Sugar, salt and chili powder. One recipe used powdered lemonade mix for the sugar content; one had the added spice of habanero pepper. The most common piece of advice for creating your own dry rub for bbq ribs was to start small and add different flavors slowly and sparingly, tasting along the way. Some of the flavoring choices included cumin, paprika, cinnamon, garlic, onion and cayenne pepper. Another suggestion for sure success in preparing a dry rub for bbq ribs was to marinate the meat in an acidic liquid such as orange juice, vinegar or red wine. Memphis ribs get no additional sauce, so the rub is applied thickly.

There will be several other sources of entertainment including a carnival, 5k run, various games, door prizes, food vendors, arts & crafts booths, and a car show which begins at 12:00 P.M. Live music will be performed by Confederate Railroad The Leaf River Blues Band slow cooker pork ribs and the Trustys of Davo Crossing.

Third, always prepare food in bulk. If you manage to find time to make a sandwich, for example, make three. Then wrap two and put them into the refrigerator. If you cook a meal, cook a large one. Portion out servings into individual containers (the reusable disposable type are excellent for this) and keep them in the fridge. When you need to eat, all you will have to do is remove spare ribs of the portions and microwave it.

It is nice to find a restaurant with consistent great food and consistent great service. I highly recommend Porky's Bar-BQ to anyone visiting Branson. I know I will be back in December. I even asked to make sure they don't close for the off season. The waitress said they will probably close January and February but they will be open in December.