You'll love these oven baked ribs, with their rich coating of homemade mustard barbecue sauce. The mustard sauce recipe is a favorite of mine. It works really well on those meaty country ribs.
I was born and bred near Kansas City, and to me barbecue sauce was
always red and sweet, with a lot of spicy undertones. Visiting my
brother in South Carolina several years ago, I was introduced to mustard
sauce. At the time, I thought that yellow sauce was wrong. Just plain
Over time, I acquired a taste for the stuff, and now I like it quite a bit, especially since I worked up my own recipe. This is the sauce for the oven baked country style ribs.
Ingredients - Mustard BBQ Sauce
Mix all of the ingredients together thoroughly. Make this sauce a couple days in advance. That gives time for the brown sugar to completely dissolve, and for the spices to release their flavor into the sauce. Keep refrigerated at all times.
Now for the ribs. Season 4 pounds of country style pork ribs with salt
and pepper. Place them in a large baking pan and cover tightly with
foil. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 2 hours. Remove the foil and
drain off the rendered grease (save it for frying eggs if you want some
great fried eggs). Pour the mustard sauce over the ribs, re-foil the
pan, and place it back into the oven. Continue baking for another hour.
Remove the pan from the oven and allow it to rest for a half-hour
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