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Unread 08-17-2009, 05:04 PM   #1
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How many racks of ribs would you need for approximately 25 people. Mostly male, a few females.
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With sides and another meat, 3 bones PP.
Only ribs, go 4 bones PP.





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We would do a half rack per person, unless there is a second meat.
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Spares or baby backs?
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We would do a half rack per person, unless there is a second meat.
I would ditto this.
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What other foods will you be serving with the ribs?
Potato salad, coleslaw, beans, pickles?
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Personally, I would do 15lbs. YMMV
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I'd cook 8-10 slabs depending on what the customer wanted. I'd give them the option of 3 to a rack or 2 to a rack...
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