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Default Rib Membrane Question

When pulling it off. Do you go all the way to the bone, or split the 2 layers?

I've always split them, and have never had a problem. Just curious if anyone goes all the way to the bone.
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I split them; if you go all the way to the bone, I think your ribs have a hard time holding together when cooked...
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I only pull off the outer layer.
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Outer layer, so they will stay together.
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Outer layer only.
I get burned thru "shiners" when I screw up and pull the inner one.

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I Stopped pulling it off It all but disappears and my bones are juicer.
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Just the outter layer for me.
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I split them; if you go all the way to the bone, I think your ribs have a hard time holding together when cooked...
This, IMO.
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I Stopped pulling it off It all but disappears and my bones are juicer.
I need to try this...I see a side by side comparison coming at my next big BBQ in January!
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I didn't know there was an inner membrane layer???
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are we talking pork here? or does this apply to beef ribs as well?
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I pull the membrane, I don't see two layers. When the membrane is off, the bones are bare. I have never had a problem with a rack falling apart, unless I grossly over-cook them.
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Just the outer layer.
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