Memorial Day Pork Recipes

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Scott Hibb's Amazing Whisky Grilled Baby Back Ribs

Rating: Unrated
1036
Man, when your guests bite into these at the Memorial Day cookout, they'll savor meat so tender and juicy that it slides right off the bone and gets you the respect you deserve! I have found that the major restaurant chains who make this awesome dish pre-cook their ribs SLOWLY before the quick grilling process.

Sheboygan Grilled Brats

Rating: Unrated
68
Growing up on a lake in the Sheboygan area, this was a standard way that the German folks would grill their brats. We always served them on the old-fashioned hard rolls. By finishing them in the beer sauce they just get better and better. Though it's expensive, on special occasions I use a dark beer which is not German at all: Guinness Irish Stout. Around our house, we eat them with ketchup and mustard, and the cooked onions from the brat sauce.

Chef John's Pulled Pork BBQ

Rating: Unrated
107
Use your favorite dry rub and barbeque sauce to make this succulent pork. A little trick I like is to put 2 ramekins with liquid smoke flavoring in with the meat and roast it slowly. Do your patriotic American duty and serve this on the cheapest, lightest white hamburger buns you can find.
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Best Ever Kabob Marinade

Rating: Unrated
28
This is perfect for kabobs! We generally use chicken or pork and it is great with onions, zucchini, and portobello mushrooms! You'll wow your crowd with this one! This is enough marinade for 2 pounds of meat and the veggies.

Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork

Rating: Unrated
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Slow cooked, Texas-style pulled pork that is served on a buttered and toasted roll. My family's favorite.

Baked BBQ Baby Back Ribs

Rating: Unrated
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If you're in the mood for a little virtual trip into summer, give this technique a try. This works with literally any dry rub and barbecue sauce combo.
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Prize Winning Baby Back Ribs

Rating: Unrated
593
A foolproof, simple recipe for the most tender, delectable ribs you've ever had. Follow the directions exactly, and success is guaranteed!

Simple BBQ Ribs

Rating: Unrated
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Country-style ribs are cut from the loin, one of the leanest areas of pork. These ribs are seasoned, boiled until tender, then baked with your favorite barbeque sauce. That's it! Back to simplicity, back to the country life. Sigh.

Beer Brats

Rating: Unrated
267
These awesome beer brats are boiled and then put on the grill!
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Slow-Cooker Barbecue Ribs

Rating: Unrated
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An easy and delicious way to prepare tender barbecued ribs without the barbecue!
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Louisiana Crawfish Boil

Rating: Unrated
21
What a feast! Invite the family and dig into this messy, yummy boil. Combining crawfish, sausage, corn, mushrooms, potatoes, and artichokes, this is a dish you'll crave over and over. Add other seafood or vegetables to your liking.
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Baby Back Ribs

Rating: Unrated
1498
These are tender and the meat falls right off the bone. Generally, people think of baby back ribs as a meal they would only order when at a restaurant, but they are so easy to make at home. This recipe could not be any more simple.

Inspiration and Ideas

Steve's Bodacious Barbecue Ribs

"Yum! We don't have a smoker, so I improvised. After precooking them, I tossed some applewood chips onto hot coals, and finished the ribs on the on the grill." – KGora

Molasses Brined Pork Chops

Rating: Unrated
66

Brining pork chops is like upgrading to premium cable; once you do it, you can't go back to basic. Dissolve salt and molasses in water, toss in the chops, and wait. What do you get from such little effort? A pork chop that's seasoned from the inside out, with a firm, but very moist texture.