Dad's favorite ribs


Nothing says summer quite like a hot grill, good meat, and Dad in an apron.


  • ¼ cup dark brown sugar
  • ¼ cup paprika
  • 3 Tablespoons granulated garlic
  • 3 Tablespoons granulated onion
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • ¼ cup kosher salt
  • 2 pounds baby back ribs
  • 1 bottle prepared barbecue sauce


  1. Tear off a piece of heavy duty foil that is 2¼ times as long as each rack of ribs; coat with cooking spray.
  2. Place each rack of ribs on a piece of foil and sprinkle the seasoning mixture all over both sides of the ribs.
  3. Fold the foil to completely wrap the ribs. Place on a baking sheet; refrigerate for four-eight hours.
  4. Place foil-wrapped ribs on a baking sheet; bake in a 350 degree oven for two hours.
  5. Remove from oven and carefully open foil pouch. Brush both sides of the ribs with a generous amount of barbecue sauce.
  6. Return to oven. Bake uncovered for 15-20 minutes or until bubbling.

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