baby back ribs

plural noun

Definition of baby back ribs

: meaty pork ribs cut from the lower back rib section

Examples of baby back ribs in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web They're faithfully recreated at Leila, beginning with ultra-lean baby back ribs from the small side of the rack. Mark Kurlyandchik,, "Leila is the 2020 Detroit Free Press Restaurant of the Year," 14 Feb. 2020 In June, the baby back ribs dynamos at Chili's launched their own exclusive takeout service via their app and website, allowing us to get our Texas cheese fries fix without having to pause that Flip or Flop marathon. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, "This Couple Won a $30,000 Home Reno From Chili's and the Decor Is Spicy," 19 Dec. 2019 Another fan proudly showed off his barbecue grill and his menu consisting of prime rib and baby back ribs. CBS News, ""Black Sunday": Raiders fans mark team's last game in Oakland," 16 Dec. 2019 To see the rest of the tour — and get a mini baby back ribs recipe — watch the full video above. Mary Honkus,, "Take a Tour of Chrissy Teigen's Pantry as Her Mom Reveals Her Thai Food Essentials," 22 Nov. 2019 Bear’s Smokehouse in Hartford, Windsor and New Haven offers several Thanksgiving take-out options, including whole smoked turkeys, turkey breasts, smoked glazed hams, brisket baby back ribs and Impossible meatloaf. Leeanne Griffin,, "These Connecticut restaurants are serving Thanksgiving dinner so you don’t have to cook," 4 Nov. 2019 Those big meaty spares are one of the backbones of barbecue, and that Chili’s baby back rib jingle is probably already singing it in your head. Chuck Blount,, "Lamb ribs are fatty heaven and easy to cook," 4 Nov. 2019 In a vending machine at Pine Ridge High School in Deltona. Straddled over the the Welch fruit snacks and in between the Rice Krispies Treats and the baby back ribs potato chips, which is apparently a thing. David Harris,, "Raccoon spotted — in vending machine at Volusia County high school," 14 Aug. 2019 The new menu will also have non-seafood items like a burger, fried chicken and baby back ribs. Grace Wong,, "Traditional Guangdong dishes fill a void in Lincoln Park, plus more Chicago restaurant openings and closings," 7 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of baby back ribs

1954, in the meaning defined above

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“Baby back ribs.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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