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Unread 07-26-2013, 10:20 AM   #1
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Hi all, so I've attempted my first cook on the UDS this time I'm cooking some Ribs and a Fattie, as I want to see what the hype is about.

Started off by trimming the ribs a bit and took the skin and a bit of the fat off the top. Leaving me with this. Don't know how well the trimming went as this was a first



I then made up a batch of Memphis dust! Recipe from AmazingRibs.

All rubbed up!



I then made a fattie, here's the bacon weave.



Now the fattie rolled up with a bit of the rub from above dusted on top.



All looking goooooooood so far :D :D


Chucked the ribs on and left the fattie to chill before putting it on, as this is my first cook im was struggling to get my temps right. For the first 30 mins it was sitting at 225f then shot up to 275f. I think this was due to my intake. I left it a while and its been sitting at around 275-300f for the last 2 hours which is okay as I'm only doing ribs and a fattie, next time I'll probably be cooking a pork butt so will try and control the temps and get it down to 225f ish.

At the 1 1/2 hour mark I took the ribs out to have a check, they looked and smelled amazing but not enough bark on them for me yet so chucked them back in for a bit longer. Check em out below.



This is as far as I am ATM and ill update as I get more pics.

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Unread 07-26-2013, 10:26 AM   #2
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Way to go!!
You got me tuned in!!
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Those ribs look good from waaaaay over here.
Good luck with the finish!

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Good work! It takes a few cooks to get the feel for any smoker. Keep at it! I'm sure the food will be just fine.
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Looks really good from here!
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Off to a great start, keep the pics coming!

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Nice lookin ribs, I have to try a bacon weave fatty!
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Got a quick update. They're finished just couldn't help slicing a bit before resting so here's a taster pic. Just got to say best ribs I've ever had. The uds done be proud.

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Congrats!!
What ya got for sides, or is it meat only extravaganza?

Save some of that fatty for sausage gravy!
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I just had it with some coleslaw , potato salad and some other salad items.

Focus was on the meat

Unfortunately i didnt get any pictures of the finished ribs once they had rested as my phone batter ran out and the family just demolished the food. Which is a good sign.

Heres a couple of pics of the fattie just to keep you going.





Overall I'm impressed and glad I built the smoker as I've never had BBQ like this, it was amazing.

Not bad for a 22 Year Old from the land where people don't do proper BBQ :P
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Nice looking ribs and fatty. Good job, can't wait to see your first butt. I mean... well you know what I mean.
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[QUOTE=Tyrone1Wils;2566501]Got a quick update. They're finished just couldn't help slicing a bit before resting so here's a taster pic. Just got to say best ribs I've ever had. The uds done be proud.

BS, YOU done be proud! The UDS just sat there and smoked. You did a great cook.
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Hi all, so I've attempted my first cook on the UDS this time I'm cooking some Ribs and a Fattie, as I want to see what the hype is about.

Started off by trimming the ribs a bit and took the skin and a bit of the fat off the top. Leaving me with this. Don't know how well the trimming went as this was a first



I then made up a batch of Memphis dust! Recipe from AmazingRibs.

All rubbed up!



I then made a fattie, here's the bacon weave.



Now the fattie rolled up with a bit of the rub from above dusted on top.



All looking goooooooood so far :D :D


Chucked the ribs on and left the fattie to chill before putting it on, as this is my first cook im was struggling to get my temps right. For the first 30 mins it was sitting at 225f then shot up to 275f. I think this was due to my intake. I left it a while and its been sitting at around 275-300f for the last 2 hours which is okay as I'm only doing ribs and a fattie, next time I'll probably be cooking a pork butt so will try and control the temps and get it down to 225f ish.

At the 1 1/2 hour mark I took the ribs out to have a check, they looked and smelled amazing but not enough bark on them for me yet so chucked them back in for a bit longer. Check em out below.



This is as far as I am ATM and ill update as I get more pics.
Great cook!
Don't kill yourself trying for 225...I'd just let your cooker settle in where it wants and adjust your cook time. Pod butt will hold for a long time double wrapped in foil, and towels in a cooler, and comes out great at just about any temp.
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Nice cook and damn impressive you took the initiative on the UDS! Never heard of a fatty but damn now I gotta try that!!!

Great...now I am starving at 11 at night
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