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I've tried several recipes from Recipezaar for all sorts of dishes. Some great, some so-so, and some not to my tastes. This recipe inspired me to rate it and add comments. It was soooooooooooo good. The meat was not dry andwas very fork tender. I cooked them in the Dr. Pepper about 1 hour and 20 min before the oven part. I found a really good bbq sauce last month called Sweet Baby Ray's which is what I used. It's bottled sauce I got at Kroger. This is the 6th time I've used this sauce. I love it. They got a website in case anyone is curious : sweetbabyrays.com. No I don't work for them but think it goes well with this OUTSTANDING recipe. Thank you sooooo much JoAnn for posting it. I highly reccomend this recipe.

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Scott Keith August 06, 2002

I have been searching for the ultimate bbq rib recipe, and this is it!!!!! my family did a taste test and this was the undisputed winner! I cooked as directed and grilled these ribs with open pit! awesome!!!!

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cyn44116 July 25, 2002

I hesitate to try any new rib recipe as my husband is extremely finicky when it comes to his ribs! Well, these met with his seal of approval, so thank you so much for posting. I followed the recipe exactly, except to use two racks of baby back pork ribs that I had on hand. Tender, moist, flavorful and delicious!

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KeyWee September 16, 2002

Let me start by saying I don't like Dr. Pepper. I was skeptical about this but decided to give it a try. WOW!!! MARVELOUS!!! I used a 2-liter for 4 1/2 pounds of pork country style ribs (with bone) and was amazed at how wonderful they were!!! My DH and BIL raved about them, and so did I!

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Kikimony February 27, 2003

I have made this for several years now and it is really the best! I haven't looked any further for a better rib recipe. Simple and very yummy!

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Ridgely September 09, 2002

Yes, this was great! My husband remarked that he guessed we wouldn't have to go to Applebee's for ribs anymore, so that seems to be the ultimate OK. Only thing missing from the recipe for rookie rib makers is that you put them in the oven UNCOVERED.

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Barb Conley March 01, 2004

the ribs weren't bad but i don't think they were good enough to make me want to cook this again. the smell from the soda cooking the ribs was AWFUL!!!! it filled the house and it was just a very unpleasant oder. in my mind the ends didn't justify the means. they weren't bad but i don't think i will ever bother to make this again, if only cause of the smell. sorry.

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Gamer Gal June 19, 2010

I love BBQ'd ribs, and I enjoy tryng out new recipes for ribs. This recipe was very easy and delicious. I cooked the ribs in a crock pot on HIGH for 2 hours and then on LOW for 4 hours. I did use diet Cherry Dr. Pepper and it turned out great. After I took them out of the crock pot (carefully, because they were falling off the bone), I finihed them off on the grill basting them with Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ sauce. Yum! Thanks for sharing, JoAnn.

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Crafty Lady 13 March 21, 2010

Absolutely fabulous! Country style ribs were on sale for $1.49 but they were much bigger pieces than I remember my mom making. 4 pieces were more than enough to feed my family of 4. After reading the post that it smelled awful, plus a post crock-potting it - I cooked it about 3 hours on high, 4 hours on low in 2L generic dr pepper, onion, garlic, and smoke. Plugged the crock pot in on the porch. Liquid smoke and dr pepper is definitely nasty smelling. Covered with Famous Dave's BBQ sauce and cooked in the oven 45 min. Next time will put some BBQ sauce in pan then the meat, then smother with BBQ. Foil in the pan is a good idea.

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sheepdoc July 04, 2011

I have fixed many ways and this was one of the best!! It was too cold outside to put on the grill so baked in the oven. I can't wait to put on the grill. Everyone thought they were excellent!!

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Niteflyer March 06, 2011
Adam's Ribs