I’ve cracked two codes with this BBQ pork spare ribs recipe! These are fall-off-the-bone tender pork spare ribs that don’t take all day to cook with an easy but delicious AIP compliant sauce. Most of the cooking is done in a pressure cooker but you can finish them like I did on an outdoor grill and enjoy them at your summer gatherings, or make them year round and finish them under the broiler in your oven.
This post is going live at the start of my favorite month… JULY! It happens to be my birthday month and I love the warm weather and the celebrations and vacation time. This year I’m trying to embrace it even more by making a “bucket list” of 22 fun things to do during the part of the month when I am home in the Washington, DC area and later in the month when we are visiting my parents in Wisconsin. Here is my list so far…
- Spend a day at a beach
- Visit a national park
- Pick fruit directly off of a tree
- Practice yoga outdoors
- Catch a fish
- Tour a historic site
- Read poetry
- Go on a hike
- Jump in a lake (even if it is cold!)
- Volunteer for a good cause
- Read a book that was written in 1776
- Read a book that was written in 1975 (my birth year)
- Make a new friend
- Reconnect with an old friend
- Watch a sunrise
- Have a picnic lunch on an island
Any ideas for fun things I should add? Let me know in the comments! And be sure to watch for my new recipe post the first week of August when I report back on everything I did.
Tools for BBQ rib perfection
Of course, you don’t see any specific entries on that list that relate to cooking experimentation, since that is something I would do anyway! This recipe uses three kitchen gadgets that are in almost constant use this time of year, one mechanical and two electronic.
Second, a pressure cooker is a game changer for making fall-off-the-bone ribs. If you don’t already have a multi-purpose pot like an InstantPot, now is the time to get one because they have come way down in price. I still have my entry-level original from 2015 and use it constantly.
Finally, you need some kind of blender to turn the cooked fruit into a sauce. An immersion blender will work and so would a basic canister blender.
AIP BBQ Pork Spare Ribs RecipePrint
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