Cola Barbecue Ribs

Cola Barbecue Ribs

Cola Barbecue Ribs

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Enjoy the smoky goodness of a summer barbecue all year long by preparing these moist and tender ribs, inclement weather or not.

               Karen Shuck                                                       Edgar, Nebraska


Cola Barbecue Ribs Recipe

Cola Barbecue Ribs

¼ cup packed brown sugar

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 tsp. salt

½ tsp. pepper

3 Tbsp. Liquid Smoke, optional

4 Lbs. pork spareribs, cut into serving pieces

1 medium onion, sliced

½ cup cola

1 ½ cups barbecue sauce

In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, garlic, salt, pepper and Liquid Smoke if desired; rub over ribs.

Layer ribs and onion in a greased 5 0r 6 qt. slow cooker; pour over ribs.  Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until ribs are tender.  Drain liquid.  Pour sauce over ribs and cook 1 hour longer.       4 servings


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Cola Hot Wings

Cola Hot Wings

Cola Hot Wings

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


These delectable wings are so easy to make, and they offer year-round versatility, from summer cookouts to autumn tailgates.  My husband loves them so much he’ll stand out in the snow to grill them!

                Lisa Linville                                                                        Randolph, Nebraska


Cola Hot Wings Recipe

Cola Hot Wings

3 pounds chicken wings

1 cup Louisiana-style hot sauce

1 can (12 oz.) cola

1 Tbsp. soy sauce

¼ tsp. cayenne pepper

¼ tsp. pepper

Blue cheese salad dressing


Cut chicken wings into three sections; discard wing tip section.  In a small bowl, combine the hot sauce, cola, soy sauce, cayenne and pepper.

Prepare grill for indirect heat, using a drip pan.  Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.  Grill chicken wings, covered, over indirect medium heat for 10 minutes.  Turn; grill 10-20 minutes longer or until juices run clear, basting occasionally with sauce.  Serve with the Blue cheese dressing.         2 ½ dozen

(Recipe for Cola Hot Wings is from, 2012)

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