It seems that thick beef short ribs are wildly en vogue for those with smokers and in this ‘Good Eats’ post, I’d like to make the case for the less often talked about, center cut beef back ribs, as I find them to be so excellent tasting and they can be quite a bit cheaper, especially when buying several racks to feed family and friends.
Years ago, I was in our local Publix grocery store and found center cut beef back ribs packaged in large individual racks. They were on sale, and depending on their weight, were priced at $6.00 to $8.00 a rack. I was unfamiliar with smoking beef ribs but thought that they would be worth a try.
From that first time until now, I keep this recipe as simple as possible as beef ribs have a lot of flavor all on their own. The real trick is