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Welcome to Hilah's Texas Kitchen - part travel show, part recipe show, 100% Texan. In this episode, we're visiting the 80-year-old Black's Barbecue in Lockhart - part of the famous Texas BBQ Belt - to watch a 4th generation BBQ pit master in action.

Texas BBQ Beef Ribs


  • 2 tablespoons coarsely ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard

  • Uncut rack of beef ribs (approx. 3 pounds)


  1. Make your rub by mixing all dry ingredients.

  2. Thoroughly cover the front and back of the beef ribs with the rub.

  3. Place in a roasting pan (with a rack if you have one), meat side up.

  4. Cover roasting pan with foil

  5. Bake ribs for 4 hours at 250F (121c) until tender.

  6. Remove foil and broil for an additional 3-5 minutes.

  7. Cut up the individual ribs, and enjoy!

Texas BBQ Beef Ribs




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