Kansas City–Style Barbecue Ribs

These lacquered, tender, sticky ribs check all the boxes.

SERVES6 to 8

TIME5¼ hours

Kansas City–Style Barbecue Ribs

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For ribs that were assertively spiced, well lacquered, and tender to the bone, we leaned on a charcoal snake, a C-shaped arrangement of charcoal briquettes that burns slowly for 4 hours without interruption. The dry rub consisted only of sa...