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Smoked Bbq ribs, homemade Mac and cheese, mustard greens, candied yams and cornbread!!!

Satisfy Your Cravings with This Mouthwatering BBQ Ribs and Comfort Food Recipe

Smoked Bbq ribs


2 racks baby back ribs , membrane removed
1/3 cup yellow mustard
1/4 cup apple juice
1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
generous amount of your favorite dry rub
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/3 cup honey
4 Tbsp butter
6 Tbsp bourbon , divided (or more apple juice)
1 cup your favorite bbq sauce


Lay out 4 large sheets of aluminum foil and set aside. Fill hopper of smoker with wood pellets, I usually use hickory, but pecan or cherry would work as well.
Remove membrane from back of ribs. Slide a butter knife into the bone-side of the rack of ribs and make a small slit. Grab the membrane and pull it off. Use a paper towel to get a better grip on it.
Combine mustard, apple juice and Worcestershire sauce. Brush over ribs on both sides. Season ribs with dry rub on both sides. Be generous.
Start smoker on the smoke setting for 5-10 minutes. Increase heat to 225 F degrees. Smoke the ribs, meaty side up, for 3 hours.
Leave smoker on at 225 F degrees and place ribs on foil sheets. Sprinkle rack of ribs on both sides with half of brown sugar and honey, then top with 2 Tbsp of butter. Pour in 3 Tbsp bourbon. Repeat with remaining rack of ribs and remaining brown sugar, honey, butter and bourbon.
Add another foil sheet on top of the ribs and crimp to seal tightly. Return foil packs of ribs to grill and cook for 2 hours.
Carefully remove ribs from foil, and brush ribs with bbq sauce. Place ribs back on grill grate and grill for 1 hour. Slice and enjoy!

Baked Mac and Cheese


12 oz dry macaroni
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup light cream about 10-12% MF
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
salt & pepper to taste
1 can condensed cream of cheddar soup optional 10.75oz
4 cups sharp cheddar divided
1/2 cup fresh parmesan cheese

Directions :

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Cook macaroni according to package directions.
Drain and run under cold water.
Melt butter over medium heat in a large saucepan.
Whisk in flour and let cook 2 minutes while stirring.
Slowly whisk in cream, milk, mustard powder onion powder, salt and pepper to taste.
Cook over medium heat while stirring until thickened.
Remove from heat and stir in parmesan cheese & 3 cups cheddar cheese until melted.
Add soup if using.
Toss cheese sauce & macaroni noodles together.
Pour into a greased 9×13 pan.
Top with remaining cheese.
Bake 18-24 minutes or until bubbly.
Do not over cook.
Cool 10-15 minutes before serving.

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?