Giant Short Ribs

| By Alejandro Benes | From Gambling Guide, May/June 2022
Giant Short Ribs
They’re the ribs Fred Flintstone would order. You can call them giant short ribs or dinosaur bones,  the correct name is beef plate short rib. And they’re arguably the best piece of meat you can put in a smoker this grilling season, better even than brisket. “I love plate ribs. They’re really indulgent,” Aaron Franklin, of the iconic Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, says. “If you undercook them they’re pretty good, and if you overcook them they’ll stay moist. And they can take a lot of smoke.” The beef plate short rib is three thick bones just behind the brisket and below the rib eye on a steer. The meat is supremely well-marbled. It’s become a very popular and …
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