Slow Cooker Ribs

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German-Style Short Ribs

Our whole family is excited when I plug in the slow cooker to make these fall-off-the-bone tender ribs. We like them served over rice or egg noodles. Husband Mark and I have eight children, ages 16 years to 3 months, whom I homeschool.
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German-Style Short Ribs

German-Style Short Ribs

German-Style Short Ribs

Our whole family is excited when I plug in the slow cooker to make these fall-off-the-bone tender ribs. We like them served over rice or egg noodles. Husband Mark and I have eight children, ages 16 years to 3 months, whom I homeschool.

Braised Beef Short Ribs

Braised Beef Short Ribs

Braised Beef Short Ribs

—Cheryl Martinetto, Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Sweet & Sour Pork Ribs

Sweet & Sour Pork Ribs

Sweet & Sour Pork Ribs

For years I wondered why people raved about ribs. I didn't have the patience or energy to bother with them, until I made this recipe. Now I'm a believer, too.—Merle Dyck, Elkford, British Columbia

Lip Smackin' Ribs

Lip Smackin' Ribs

Lip Smackin' Ribs

No matter what time of year you eat them, these ribs taste like summer. It's feel-good food! —Ron Bynaker, Lebanon, PA

Slow Cooker Short Ribs

Slow Cooker Short Ribs

Slow Cooker Short Ribs

These ribs are an easy alternative to traditionally braised short ribs—you don't need to pay any attention to them once you get them in the slow cooker. —Rebekah Beyer, Sabetha, Kansas

Sesame Pork Ribs

Sesame Pork Ribs

Sesame Pork Ribs

No one ever believes how little effort it takes to make these tender, juicy ribs. The flavor of the lightly sweet and tangy sauce penetrates through the meat as the ribs simmer in the slow cooker. -Sandy Alexander, Fayetteville, North Carolina

Tasty Pork Ribs

Tasty Pork Ribs

Tasty Pork Ribs

I like to serve these tender, country-style ribs over rice. The tantalizing aroma and zippy Cajun barbecue sauce are sure to make these ribs a favorite at your house.—Michelle Rominger, Albia, Iowa

Slow and Easy BBQ Ribs

Slow and Easy BBQ Ribs

Slow and Easy BBQ Ribs

Put your appliances to work for you! Take advantage of your slow cooker’s convenience with these tender pork ribs coated in tangy barbecue sauce.—Kimi Short, Prior Lake, Minnesota

Sweet and Savory Ribs

Sweet and Savory Ribs

Sweet and Savory Ribs

My husband, Randy, and I love barbecued ribs, but with our busy schedules, we rarely have time to fire up the grill. We simply let the slow cooker do the work for us. By the time we get home from a crazy day at work, the ribs are tender, saucy and ready to devour. —Kandy Bingham, Green River, Wyoming

Asian Ribs

Asian Ribs

Asian Ribs

My husband adores this dish, and I love how good it makes the house smell! The mild, tangy, salty-sweet sauce with fresh ginger and garlic is delicious with rice or noodles. —Julie Ko, Rogers, Arkansas

Throw-Together Short Ribs

Throw-Together Short Ribs

Throw-Together Short Ribs

"This recipe takes no time to prepare and results in the most delicious, fall-off-the-bone short ribs," writes Lamya Asiff of Delburne, Alberta. "The longer you cook them, the better they get!" TIP: "Serve them on a bed of rice," Lamya suggests.

Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs

Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs

Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs

If you're looking for a change from typical barbecue ribs, you'll enjoy this recipe my mom always prepared on birthdays and special occasions. The tender ribs have a slight sweet-and-sour taste that my family loves. I usually serve them with garlic mashed potatoes and a salad or coleslaw. —Dorothy Voelz, Champaign, Illinois

Barbecued Beef Ribs

Barbecued Beef Ribs

Barbecued Beef Ribs

These tender, slow-cooked ribs with a tangy sauce are a cinch to make. They’re great for picnics and parties. —Erin Glass White Hall, Maryland

Slow-Cooked Short Ribs

Slow-Cooked Short Ribs

Slow-Cooked Short Ribs

Smothered in a mouthwatering barbecue sauce, these meaty ribs are a popular entree wherever I serve them. The recipe is great for a busy cook - after everything is combined, the slow cooker does all the work.—Pam Halfhill, Medina, Ohio
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