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Stove Top Smoker

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What happens when a stove top smoker and a rack of ribs collide? The best ribs ever!!! O.K., malady so I may be biased, this but I can’t help it. We bought a stove top smoker last year because we wanted to go camping and the weather wasn’t cooperating. We searched high and low and found one that we liked and have been using it ever since. Last night we used it to smoke some ribs and they were so good we ate most of the rack in one sitting!  We also made sweet and red potato mash with a cucumber, rx radish and tomato salad in a spicy red wine vinaigrette. For the ribs we used are Camerons smoker and apple wood chips to give it that smokey sweetness to balance out the dry rub we made. The potato mash is one sweet potato to four medium red potato’s and the dressing for the salad was red wine vinegar, olive oil and Tapatio hot sauce. Needless to say there was nothing left.  So the next time you want that feeling of camping and can’t get there, remember you can always use a stove top smoker.

The Rub
  • 1 Tablespoon of Hungarian Paprika
  • 1 Tablespoon of crushed Coriander Seeds
  • ¾ Tablespoon fresh Cracked Multi-Peppercorns(green,black,pink & white)
  • 1 Tablespoon of kosher salt
  1. Combine ingredients in a bowl
  2. Pat rack of ribs dry with paper towel
  3. Rub spices on both sides of ribs
  4. Put in smoker