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Best side dish to have with baby back ribs

I will be grilling 5 racks of bb ribs next weekend and I was hoping you guys could give me some good/unique side dish ideas


CAD703X
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re: Best side dish to have with baby back ribs
beer


tigerdup07
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re: Best side dish to have with baby back ribs
i just like french fries with mine.



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Zach
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re: Best side dish to have with baby back ribs
Potato Salad


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SW2SCLA
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re: Best side dish to have with baby back ribs
grill some corn on the cob


tigerdup07
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re: Best side dish to have with baby back ribs
some rice dressing and maccaroni salad.



CAD703X
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alright, i'll be serious. here's the most kick-ass mashed potatoes i've ever made:

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What you will need:
1 full size aluminum-serving pan – this will serve about 40 to 50 people
10 pounds of whole potatoes (I have used Idaho’s, russets, and others)
1 family size can (27oz) of cream of mushroom soup
1 family size can (27oz) of cream of chicken soup
2 cups of sour cream
½ cup of dry BBQ Rub*
¼ cup of paprika
3 cups of shredded cheese (use cheddar or a blend of Monterey jack and cheddar)
¼ cup of granulated garlic (use this to your flavor liking)
Alt. Ingredient – your choice of chopped meat (brisket, butt, sausage)


First cut the potatoes in half (this will speed up the cooking time) and I leave the skin on the potatoes. In a large pot, boil the potatoes. Cooking time on the potatoes is about 30 to 45 minutes. When the potatoes are done, drain off the water and pour them into the serving pan. While the potatoes are still hot, crumble the potatoes into pieces. Add both cans of soup, the sour cream, rub, and the granulated garlic and mix into the potatoes. Now add about ½ of the cheese and mix that into the potato mix. Spread this out in the pan and top with a large portion of cheese and then sprinkle with the paprika. Cover with aluminum foil and you can heat this in the oven at 225 degrees for about 1 to 1 1/2 hours (till all the cheese melts) or I stick mine on the pit and melt the cheese on the pit. Note: it is best to work with the potatoes when they are hot but you need to wear some thick heat protective gloves (like the ones we sell on our site).


If you would like to make it a total meal in itself add about 3 cups of chopped meat to the mix and you have a total meal. The kids and grown ups love this stuff. They will go thru it quickly so make plenty to have the next day.
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re: Best side dish to have with baby back ribs
Broccoli Cheese Casserole


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Douglas Quaid
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Damn son that's some serious mashed taters.


CAD703X
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Damn son that's some serious mashed taters

i get more compliments on this than i do my que


TexasTiger
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re: Best side dish to have with baby back ribs
Pinto beans


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Homemade Mac and cheese


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Jabberwocky
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re: Best side dish to have with baby back ribs
something cold. potato salad, cole slaw, watermelon/onion salad, cucumber onion salad, etc.


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Ole Geauxt
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i get more compliments on this than i do my que
I can certainly understand that..
(propane-the other moist gas)....


Caplewood
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re: Best side dish to have with baby back ribs
Good tater salad. (with green onions and bacon) :yum:


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re: Best side dish to have with baby back ribs
Use quality dressing...Kens Buttermilk is awesome...ad what ever else you like-

Ranch Pasta Salad

1 med cucumber- peeled/de seeded/chopped fine and squeezed
16 oz any pasta
16 oz Ranch (peppercorn) dressing
Bell Pepper (one or two)
Cherry tomatoes(pint -cut in half)
Bacon bits (1/2 pound -crushed into bits- could do a LB.)
Salt and pepper



monroeLSu
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re: Best side dish to have with baby back ribs
Will be having potato salad with mine.


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VABuckeye
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grill some corn on the cob


This plus some great baked beans and cole slaw.

And beer, lots and lots of beer.


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