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 Meat choices include carne asada, pastor, adobo chicken, slow-roasted beef barbacoa, cochinita pibil, baby back ribs and striped bass. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, "Longtime Twin Cities chef Hector Ruiz is changing his restaurants with the times," 9 Apr. 2021 Selections include seafood paella, grilled chicken with cilantro crema, jerk chicken wings and baby back ribs. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, "Easter feasters: Check out these meals and deals around Orlando," 26 Mar. 2021 Spare ribs are thicker and require a longer cook time than baby back ribs, but also offer a flatter rib that is easier to brown. Kellie Speed, chicagotribune.com, "How to slow cook ribs in the oven," 18 Mar. 2021 Guacamole made with Maui avocados, tacos, burritos, and favorites like baby back ribs and Mexican fish are on the menu as well as wine, beer, and margaritas. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, "Maui Travel Guide," 2 Mar. 2021 Everything is scratch made, including an array of sauces to splash on the baby back ribs, tender beef brisket, smoked turkey and pulled pork. Roger Naylor, The Arizona Republic, "Hungry? Here are Arizona's best hidden gem restaurants outside of Phoenix," 21 Oct. 2020 The spicy miso version isn’t long on subtlety (a little miso goes a long way), and one variant of the pork ramen crowns the bowl with a quarter slab of sweet and tender baby back ribs. Lauren Saria, The Arizona Republic, "Ramen, gumbo and fried fish: 5 new restaurants to try in September in metro Phoenix," 8 Sep. 2020 Thinking about some baby back ribs to kick off summer? Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "These Are the Restaurants Open on Memorial Day in 2020," 20 May 2020 The spicy miso version isn’t long on subtlety (a little miso goes a long way), and one variant of the pork ramen crowns the bowl with a quarter slab of sweet and tender baby back ribs. Lauren Saria, The Arizona Republic, "Ramen, gumbo and fried fish: 5 new restaurants to try in September in metro Phoenix," 8 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of baby back ribs

1954, in the meaning defined above

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“Baby back ribs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baby%20back%20ribs. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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