The weather here, while spring on the calendar has not been so spring in temperature lately. That has curtailed my homemade bacon making. I've had about enough so, I bought 3 slabs of pork belly at my local public market, and I've started the 12-day curing process. In 2 weeks time I'll have the freshest bacon in all the land. Or, at least Upstate New York.
What could possibly make slow-cooked ribs better? How about a little bacon in the BBQ Sauce?
Ribs with Bacon Barbeque Sauce
2-4 pounds pork spareribs or country style ribs
1 bottle of your favorite BBQ sauce
1 can of your favorite beer
4-6 slices of bacon, cooked, chopped fine
Turn on oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and immediately place bacon on a broiling pan or cooling rack over a cookie sheet and bake until bacon is done and crispy. Approx 25 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on a paper towel-lined plate. Crumble and set aside.
In a bowl, combine BBQ sauce and crumbled bacon, set aside.. Split ribs down the center between the bones.