Basic BBQ Ribs that Taste Anything But

BBQ ribs BBQ ribs

I got this BBQ ribs recipe from my father-in-law who makes at least eight racks at a time. And I can’t blame him, because these go faster than you can lick your fingers.  They’re easy to make and the perfect centerpiece for your summer barbecue.


  • 1 rack pork baby back ribs
  • 1 bottle Irish stout beer (eg. Guinness)
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce (set aside ½ cup for dipping)


  1. Preheat oven to 300°.
  2. Line high walled baking pan with aluminum foil and place ribs in pan.
  3. Pour beer over and cook 2 ½ – 3 hours.
  4. Fire up your grill and place ribs on a hot grill. Brush each side with barbecue sauce and grill on each side 5-8 minutes, until there’s a nice crust.
  5.  Slice and enjoy!

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Meg is a Co-Founder of What's Up Moms and the mom to three kids (11, 9 and 6). She wishes her kids asked for caramelized brussel sprouts and wild salmon salad every night. But most of the time, you'll find her whipping up a kid-friendly pasta or a sweet treat with a healthy twist. Her motto is: everything in moderation... except coffee. Find her on Instagram @madewithmeg. {{Privy:Embed campaign=591322}}