Ribs Repertoire (Slideshow)

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A collection of our best stick-to-your-ribs recipes
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Beef ribs are not something you want to cook with reckless abandon. They need to be handled with strategy and deliberation because these ribs don’t come cheap! To get a bang for your buck then, it’s important to know how to properly cook beef ribs. Despite being a pricier cut, beef ribs are popular because of the rich, meaty taste. Beef ribs are marbled with fat that, when cooked right, can have a tender borderline buttery mouth feel. Beef ribs are also chock full of connective tissue and sinew hence our emphasis on knowing what you’re doing else this cut can taste chewy and leathery.  

Whether its back ribs, short ribs, country-style, or plate short ribs, The Daily Meal has you hooked up with recipes for all your beef rib cuts.

For a deeper understanding of the different cuts of beef ribs, click here. 

Click here to view our collection of recipes for Best Beef Ribs.

Beef Ribs Recipes

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Beef ribs are not something you want to cook with reckless abandon. They need to be handled with strategy and deliberation because these ribs don’t come cheap! To get a bang for your buck then, it’s important to know how to properly cook beef ribs. Despite being a pricier cut, beef ribs are popular because of the rich, meaty taste. Beef ribs are marbled with fat that, when cooked right, can have a tender borderline buttery mouth feel. Beef ribs are also chock full of connective tissue and sinew hence our emphasis on knowing what you’re doing else this cut can taste chewy and leathery.  

Whether its back ribs, short ribs, country-style, or plate short ribs, The Daily Meal has you hooked up with recipes for all your beef rib cuts.

For a deeper understanding of the different cuts of beef ribs, click here. 

Click here to view our collection of recipes for Best Beef Ribs.

Pork Ribs Recipes

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With 14 rib bones, succulent meat, and four popular cuts, pork ribs are typically what we think of when we say ribs and with good reason; the rib cuts of pigs taste great in a variety of cooking methods. Pork ribs are marbled with fat and full of flavor though the marbling is richer the closer you get to the belly. 

If you want details on the different cuts of pork ribs, click here.

Ready to cook? Click here for recipes for baby back ribs, spareribs, St. Louis style ribs, and rib tips from our Best Pork Ribs Recipes Collection. 

Lamb Ribs Recipes

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You'll find that lamb ribs or riblets are sometimes referred to as "Denver-style lamb ribs." Typically, these are quickly grilled or marinated and slow roasted.

Click here for a guide to lamb cuts. 

Visit our Best Lamb Ribs Collection for recipes and ideas for how to prepare your ribs. 

Rib Marinades and Spice Rubs

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Although The Daily Meal has a bevy of ribs recipes for you to explore, you may want to play around with your own marinades and spice rubs as you grill, braise, and bake your way to ribs nirvana! Although we encourage you to be creative, we've provided you with recipes to draw inspiration from if you need.

Click here for easy marinades. 

Click here to view our collection of Best Spice Rubs Recipes.