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August 24, 2009

Primal Pork Spareribs

By Mark Sisson
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This reader created video was submitted for a Primal Blueprint Contest. Click here to find out how you can participate and win Primal prizes!

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ohiolopez
ohiolopez
7 years 1 month ago

Great video,I am impressed. Hey do you have a recipe for beef tongue???

BigBeck89
BigBeck89
7 years 1 month ago

nice to see another Cleveland area primal

Girish Maiya
Girish Maiya
7 years 1 month ago

Dan – loved the recipe (and the video). The one thing I would do different is toast the cumin and coriander seeds gently in a heavy bottomed pan before grinding them up. Once they start giving off a aroma, you take them off the heat (they can burn if you are not careful).

I’m going to be making this for a friend’s cookout this Saturday!

Thanks – Girish

Wheat_Is_Murder
Wheat_Is_Murder
7 years 1 month ago
Dan – Great job. Those ribs look amazing. I’ve never tried using wood instead of charcoal. I usually just add some wood chips for flavor. How do you control the temp like that? I noticed you were cooking over indirect heat, but it still looks a bit tricky. I agree, the briquettes are usually pretty nasty. I’ve been researching some options for pure lump charcoal or extruded charcoals from coconut. Ever try those? One thing to mention for the newbies is that you can’t use just any wood. Some types of wood (usually pines) have toxic resins that make some… Read more »
Daniel Merk
7 years 1 month ago
Absolutely correct. I failed to mention that one must use hardwoods from usually fruit trees like apple or cherry, or oak, hickory or mesquite. I had the luxury of getting a 25 year old cherry tree that fell in our neighborhood. I use it for everything. In Cleveland we have a lump charcoal plant nearby. You certainly can use that. Cowboy Charcoal is all natural in the sense that its not chemically treated like some other big boys are. I used woods because I love starting real fires. Indirect heat is the way to go– slow and low. Place heat… Read more »
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