Rack of Ribs with a Chipotle Glaze

It’s been a while since I did ribs. I went to my trusty farm shop to get some, got home, decided they weren’t big enough, and popped to Tesco and got some much more substantial ones.

Talking of substantial, check out this guy. He is an ‘extreme eater’, and consumes extreme amounts of food. For some reason. He took on the Breaking BadAss Challenge at Longhorns Barbeque Smokehouse in Newcastle and ate a rack of beef ribs, a rack of pork ribs, various other meaty items, some coleslaw and so on. Inexplicably though he couldn’t eat a pot of baked beans and thus, having failed the challenge, had to fork out £35 for the meal.

A failed extreme eater. It’s a lonely job, and no one has to do it. Back to my ribs.IMG_9119

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Sweet and Sour Ribs with Pomegranate Salsa

My folks got me a subscription to the BBC Good Food Magazine for Christmas and it’s dead handy. I’ve done everything I want to in my recipe books and generally the internet doesn’t deliver new ideas – it just pumps out the same old, same old all the time.

The Magazine however is a well of inspiration – with pictures (so you can see where you are starting to go wrong during the creation of a creation) rather than getting to the end only to realise the recipe you’ve been following was just words on a page and never tried out by the chef who put his/her brand to it.

Here we try out Sweet and Sour Ribs with Pomegranate Salsa. Now I’ve never really got the thing with pomegranate – its a fruit full of pips. However I liked the look of the ribs so we went for it.

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