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Unread 10-08-2012, 07:35 PM   #1
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What do you do with the trimming on spare ribs. I cut them for St Louis cut but I keep throwing away the the balance which seems a waste to me...someone must have come up with something to do with them--it is a lot of meat
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Rib tips...
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Chef snacks! Also, chop em up and throw em in with the BBQ beans!
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I season them just like the ribs and cook on the pit for a side snack

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Rib tips, Or I'll save the trimmed meat with brisket trimmings add to chuck when I grind hamburger up.
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Also think pullin' the meat and addin' to baked beans and what ever else your imagination can come up with.
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What they said. It's good meat why waste it?


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Some places charge more for rib tips
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Cook them.
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I don't do comps, so I just leave them on. Is that wrong?
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I don't do comps, so I just leave them on. Is that wrong?
There is no "wrong" way. If you like them, then that's really all that matters.
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If I trim I cook them for the cook!
They would go pretty well in a pot of sauerkraut, too.
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I usually leave them on, Probably my favorite part of spare ribs.. But, the few times I did trim them, I saved for a chilli..
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We grind the trimmings into sausage.
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We save all our trimmings for sausage.
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