Smoking a brisket implies a crowd – because you need one to finish all that smoked meat. When you get right down to it, this does raise a question for those who enjoy entertaining: can you pull this off with your grill in your own backyard?
“Beef short ribs are a great hunk of smoked beef,” he says. “Smaller than a brisket, a lot more manageable, and a lot easier to cook.”
This might be an ambitious project for amateur barbecue chefs – many give up at the supermarket.
“You want to ask the butcher for a full rack of short ribs. More often they’re going to have chuck short ribs which also work well for this recipe.”
What you’ll hear in this segment:
-How to cook the meat on a grill instead of a commercial smoker
-Vaughn’s temperature and time suggestions
-How long to let the meat rest