Hi. I'm not sure if there's a definitive answer to this question or not, but here goes. I guess I'm more looking for opinions.
Here's the thing - a local butcher shop has advertised baby back ribs at $1.49 a pound - around here, baby backs typically cost 4 times that. For this sale, though, they're in "10-pound boxes." My husband called them last night, and they said it's in 3-rib pieces. I'm assuming they're frozen - he forgot to ask.
But I have no idea how *many* 3-rib pieces would be in 10 pounds, or even how many 3-rib pieces would be a reasonable serving. It seems like 1 or 2 pieces per person should really suffice, doesn't it? 2 hunks would be like, what, half a rack?
Obviously, I don't have a lot of experience with cooking ribs. :)
Anyway, I'm trying to decide whether I should consider this the deal of the year, and buy a couple of boxes - spring is right around the corner (or so the groundhog said) - it's nearly time to fire up the grill.
Also, I wonder whether the ribs being in pieces would be a bad thing.