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 (12, 10 and 7). 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}}