Oven Vs Grill Ribs

Lots of people think of BBQ when they think ribs. People standing around talking while the ribs cook over coals, wood, or propane. However there is a growing movement to cook ribs in the oven. Something that is not normally considered when cooking ribs, but what is the best way? It is hard to tell, but starting with quality ribs is always a good start. Places like Jasper Meats deal in the highest quality products that will make it easier to cook delicious ribs for your next party.

BBQ Ribs Bloomingdale

The more traditional method, it requires more skill and patients. Standing by the ribs to make sure that they cook evenly throughout. BBQing ribs has a number of different benefits to them. Using different types of wood will give the ribs a natural flavoring to them. Other methods of adding wood flavors can make the flavor to strong or give it an off flavor. Grilling rubs also gives it a different look that adds a bit of a different flavor to them as well. Grill lines form when the metal that the ribs rest on, which is hotter than the air, burn the sauce. This also has the effect of caramelizing the sauce which gives it a different flavor, that baking could have a hard time replicating.

Baked Ribs Bloomingdale

While BBQ gives ribs a distinct flavor, baking has other benefits to it. Baking gives you more control over how fast and how much the ribs are cooked. Because ovens have controlled temperature you are less likely to overcook or under cook your ribs. You can also put the ribs in the oven and leave them as the heat will be even the entire time that they are inside. Ovens also have the added benefit of cooking faster than BBQ. Sometimes you can save a half hour, others you can save up to 2 hours of cooking time. If aluminum foil is used, drying out the ribs is impossible, if properly wrapped. Also because ovens are located inside and do not generate a lot of smoke, unless they are dirty, means you can have delicious home cooked ribs all year round.

Ribs Bloomingdale

Either way quality is hard to get if you don’t have it to begin with. Jasper Meats has been supplying the Bloomingdale area with quality meats for years. They are a USDA approved pork slaughter house, but also have other high quality beef and poultry items. So when you are planning your next big event, make sure to stop by Jasper meats Saturdays from 8 – 1 and make sure to pick up enough ribs for everyone.