Ribs for America

Make Ribs the Official Food of the USA

We Americans are proud of our national symbols—the flag, the bald eagle, blue jeans—but we still haven’t settled on an official food. That’s why pro football star Vince Wilfork and the makers of Kingsford® are taking a stand for a fire-tested, low-and-slow delicacy that’s earned the title – BBQ Ribs. Support our Ribs for America petition today, and be sure to grab a coupon good for $1 off NEW Kingsford® Long-Burning Briquets. They burn 25% longer,* perfect for cooking up a juicy rack of barbecued American awesomeness. Sign the petition. Discover new techniques and learn about all the latest happenings in the world of BBQ. All delivered right to your inbox from your friends at Kingsford. Sign up now

Brown Sugar Applewood Ribs

10 Bad to the Bone Ribs

Break out the candied bacon and Kool-Aid, these recipes will take your ribs to the next level.

  1. Ginger Hoisin Glazed Baby Backs

    Ginger Hoisin Glazed Baby Backs

    These sticky ribs pack a sweet, gingery kick. 
    See Recipe

  2. Smoked Beef Short Ribs

    Smoked Beef Short Ribs

    Our smoky short ribs are long on flavor. 
    See Recipe

  3. Candied Bacon Wrapped Ribs

    Candied Bacon Wrapped Ribs

    Pull this off and you’ll be a neighborhood legend. 
    See Recipe

  4. Apple Butter Ribs

    Apple Butter Ribs

    We think apple butter makes everything better. 
    See Recipe

  5. Competition Style Ribs

    Competition Style Ribs

    Take your BBQ game to the next level. 
    See Recipe

  6. Memphis Dry Rubbed Ribs

    Memphis Dry Rubbed Ribs

    Try to be nice when that one guy asks for ketchup. 
    See Recipe

  7. Cherry Kool-Aid Ribs

    Cherry Kool-Aid Ribs

    That’s right. You’ll just have to trust us on this one. 
    See Recipe

  8. Sweet and Sticky Kansas City Baby Back Ribs

    Sweet and Sticky Kansas City Baby Back Ribs

    Here’s the BBQ flavor that put KC on the map. 
    See Recipe

  9. Salt and Pepper Beef Ribs

    Salt and Pepper Beef Ribs

    Get back to basics with this old-school favorite. 
    See Recipe

  10. Espresso Baby Back Ribs

    Espresso Baby Back Ribs

    Java-glazed ribs will get any cookout buzzing. 
    See Recipe

Sweet and Sticky Kansas City Baby Back Ribs

Smoked Apple Butter Ribs

Salt and Pepper Beef Ribs

Hoisin-Ginger Glazed Baby Back Ribs

Espresso Baby Back Ribs

Competition Style Spare Ribs

Cherry Kool-Aid Ribs