BBQ season is finally here! Since I'm a girl who loves her ribs, I found some options to satisfy that craving without having to fire up the grill. Next month I'll be taking a look at ice cream stands in our great state. Post your favorite on the wall my Facebook page.PLACE DESCRIPTIONPRICES/MENU
INSIDER TIP IN A WORDKC's Rib Shack837 Second St., Manchester
website Authentic southern pit BBQ, slow cooked on-site with green hickory wood. Look for the new dining area upstairs.$19.99 for a full rack. Includes two sides and cornbread. For dessert, order the make-your-own s'mores and roast them at your table on a mini-burner.
InteractiveYankee SmokehouseJunction 16 & 25, West Ossipee
Choose from large pork spare ribs, which are ordered direct from the Midwest, or sweet and tender spare ribs.$19.99 (Smokehouse) or $21.99 (Baby Back) for a full rack. Includes fries, slaw, beans and garlic toast. Bring five friends and share a Smokehouse Feast of chicken, ribs and sides for $74.99.
FillingGranite Steak & Grill11 Farmington Rd., Rochester 330-3100
websiteSweet and smoky, these ribs are slow roasted for a full day in hickory smoke BBQ. $18.99 for a full rack. Includes two sides and cornbread.
Sit on the outside patio and let the birds benefit from your droppings.
SweetMojo's BBQ Grill & Tavern95 Brewery Ln., Portsmouth
St. Louis-style ribs smothered in a secret homemade "Arkansawce."$22.99 for a full rack. Includes two sides and cornbread. Go on a Monday night and pack away unlimited ribs for $15.99.
AmpleRed Fox Bar & GrilleRoute 16, Jackson 383-4949
websiteBasted with a zesty homemade chipotle BBQ sauce, these pork ribs are dry rubbed and slow cooked until tender. $17 for a full rack. Includes Red Bliss mashed potatoes and cornbread.
Come back for the jazz breakfast buffet on Sunday for only $7.95.
This article appears in the July 2011 issue of New Hampshire Magazine