Originally Posted by NickTheGreat
I used to rub everything the night before. But I've found this isn't necessary on ribs and not really on a butt or a brisket. I like to give 'em a few hours, but thats it.
Agreed. I use to stress like crazy to get all my racks rubbed and wrapped the night before. Really no need to do this on such a thin piece of pork. Trim, season and let the rub sit on while you're getting your fire lit and your temps stable