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Rubbing the pork for happy ending.

by J3nny on March 28, 2016   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Just boiled the ribs for 2-1/2 hours. Cavenders/olive oil/onion rub. Now it sits till dinner time BBQ.

I admit, I was deliberately suggestive. I even used the word 'pork' (which I hate!) to make it sound even more disgusting. That's how I roll today, my last day off.

At least something's getting rubbed. I think I just gagged a little.


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