· How To Smoke St. Louis Style Ribs. 1. Preheat your smoker using your favorite flavored wood to 240° to 250°. 2. Remove any sinew, small chunks of fat, and the skirt on the backside of the spare ribs it hasn’t already been removed by the butcher. Set aside.
· Mix barbecue sauce, marmalade and pepper sauce until blended. Place half the ribs in single layer in center of large sheet of heavy-duty foil. Bring up long sides of foil. Grill 45 min. to 1 hour or until ribs are done. Remove ribs from foil packets; return ribs to grill.
· The rectangular pork rib sections with the rib tips removed simply became known as “St. Louis Style.” This way to cut and present pork ribs spread across the country. You can go into restaurants in all 50 states and order “St. Louis ribs.” But the rib scene in St. Louis isn’t restricted to just one specific cut or one specific …
· Now, despite the big build-up in the introduction, it turns out spare ribs and St. Louis style ribs are basically the same thing. St. Louis ribs are, in fact, cut from the spares, so they share many characteristics. From this information, we can conclude that a rack of spare ribs is larger than a rack of St. Louis.