Loulou's Buffalo Ribs
- 1 cup liquid smoke
- 6 ounces dark, heavy beer
- 2 ounces chile flakes
- 2 ounces sea salt
- 2 ounces Italian seasoning
- 1 ounce freshly ground black pepper
- 4 bay leaves
- 2 racks buffalo ribs (about 5 pounds each)
- House Barbeque Sauce:
- 4 cups ketchup
- 1 cup honey
- 2 ounces cayenne
- 2 ounces horseradish
- 2 ounces brown sugar
- 2 ounces liquid smoke
- Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
For the marinade: In a large bowl, mix 1 cup water, the liquid smoke, beer, chile flakes, sea salt, Italian seasoning, pepper and bay leaves. Place the ribs in a hotel pan and pour the marinade over. Marinate the ribs overnight.
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Bake the ribs in the oven, semi-slow and low, for 3 1/2 to 4 hours.
Pull out the ribs, and rest them for 1 hour, reserving any liquids at the bottom of the pan.
Preheat the grill to 350 degrees F. To serve, grill to char the ribs, 5 to 8 minutes. Add on some of the barbeque sauce and serve.
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