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Sweet and Sour Spareribs

4 reviews

Just the tempting aroma of these ribs reminds me of many simple but delicious meals mom made. Dad especially loved these tender tasty ribs with their thick, tangy sauce. Mom liked them because the sauce was no fuss to make.
— Ruth Ann Stelfox, Raymond, Alberta

Oven Barbecued Chicken

32 reviews

Chicken and Sunday dinner belong together. During my married life on a dairy farm, I'd make this baked bbq chicken...


Potluck Spareribs

38 reviews

When I want to bring home an empty pan from a potluck, I turn to this recipe. The ribs disappear...


Oven-Barbecued Pork Chops

14 reviews

My mother has fixed this recipe for years and now I prepare it for my family. The chops are delicious...


Oven-Barbecued Salmon

3 reviews

Late last summer, the South Carolina heat drove me indoors and away from my grill. So I changed my favorite...

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Sweet Tea Barbecued Chicken

2 reviews

Marinades sometimes use coffee or espresso, and that inspired me to add tea to perk up a barbecue sauce.—Kelly Williams,...


Cowboy Baked Beans

4 reviews

Baked cowboy beans are a perennial favorite at barbecues and potlucks. My meaty recipe uses a variety of beans and...

Fourth of July Bean Casserole

49 reviews

The outstanding barbecue taste of these beans makes them a favorite for cookouts all summer and into the fall. It's...


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Jim’s Secret Family Recipe Ribs

10 reviews

For more than 30 years, my brother-in-law Jim kept his famous rib recipe a secret. When he finally shared it,...


Mini Shrimp & Sweet Potato Kabobs

Roasted sweet potatoes and marinated shrimp combine for a delicious party starter—especially when you thread them onto skewers and pop...


Delicious Oven Barbecued Chicken

27 reviews

A friend made this saucy chicken for us when we had our first child. I pared down the recipe to...

Grilled Corn Dip

29 reviews

Great for summer, this tasty appetizer is a must-have on weekend family gatherings at our cottage on Sandusky Bay. It's...


Country-Style Grilled Ribs

6 reviews

A sweet and tangy barbecue sauce, sprinkle with celery seed, coats these tender ribs. Chili powder and hot pepper sauce...