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Cook ribs the night before

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Post Wed Jun 13, 2012 1:26 pm
CT Pig raw

Posts: 7
Location: Wallingford, CT
I am cooking 6-8 racks of ribs for a function this Saturday at 1PM. I've never done this many at one time before. I have a Weber Bullet smoker and gas drill at my disposal. My plan was to smoke 3 racks at a time on the top rack for about 30mins-1 hour, wrap them in foil and finish on the gas grill or in the electric oven in the house for another 90mins-2 hrs. .........ooorrrrrr start them in foil and finish on the smoker. Any comments about using this process?

I am contemplating cooking them the evening before. Any opinions about that? Thanks.

Wallingford, CT

Post Wed Jun 13, 2012 2:34 pm
rogerja well done
well done

Posts: 2288
Location: Central Ohio
For ease of operation, cook them the day before, then reheat (and sauce) on the onsite gasser or oven. You should be able to fit 6 racks in the WSM, 3 on each level using a rack or rolling them.

Post Sat Jun 16, 2012 12:41 pm
p-nut well done
well done

Posts: 611
Location: Missouri

I've done 7 slabs of ribs on my 18.5" WSM before and it didn't take much longer than 3 slabs normally would.
I used 1 rib rack per level and rotated the two half way through the cook.
I spray the ribs down with apple juice every 25-30min.

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