MAPLE PORK RIBS
10 pounds pork ribs
4 oz. maple syrup
Garlic powder to taste
Salt to taste
Ground pepper to taste
Thyme or poultry seasoning to taste
(For a dry rub, substitute 1/4 maple syrup crystals for the maple syrup)
Rinse and dry ribs thoroughly, then apply rub. Refrigerate for 1 hour, let stand for 30 minutes in closed container.
Smoke-cook over hickory wood for 3-1/2 hours at 225°F, or until done.
Serve with a sweet, tomato-based barbecue sauce.
Recommended wood: hickory wood