St. Louis Style refers to a method of trimming spare ribs.
St. Louis Style spare ribs have several benefits:
– Look neater
– Easier to Eat
– Cook Quicker
– Fit More in a Cooker
To create Saint Louis Style spare ribs you trim the flap meat on the back then remove the breastbone, cartilage and skirt from the top of the ribs.
And, DON’T, I repeat DON’T through the trimmings away. These pieces will cook faster than the ribs so you can have a snack during your cook. Or save the rib trimmings to add to BBQ baked beans, stews, or chilis.