Rib (Pork)

St. Louis Ribs (Spare Ribs)

April 2014

Description: St. Louis ribs come from the belly of the hog and are known for their delicious, meaty pork flavor. These ribs are the least meaty variety of ribs, but full of flavor. St. Louis ribs are typically larger and heavier than baby back ribs.

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Country Style Ribs

April 2014

Description: Country-style ribs are cut from the sirloin or rib end of the pork loin. The meatiest variety of ribs, country-style ribs are sold either as “slabs” or in individual servings. These pork ribs are perfect for those who want to use a knife and fork.

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Baby Back Ribs

April 2014

These ribs come from the back of the pig, along the vertebrae. They’re smaller than spareribs, usually less than 2 pounds per rack. These ribs have more meat and less connective tissue than spareribs do, which is good, but there is a drawback: Baby backs are relatively lean, so they can easily dry out if […]

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