ALL SEASONS BACON WRAPPED MAPLE PORK RIBS

Ingredients

Ingredients:
* 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
* 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh sage
* 3 tablespoons maple syrup (Grade B or amber)
* 16 bacon slices (about 1 lb)
* 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
* 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
* 1 teaspoon water

Note: John Henry's Honey Rib or Pecan Rub is an excellent substitute for
rub.

Directions

Preparation:

Preheat grill or smoker to 350°F.

Place pork ribs into "V" rack or raised roasting rack with catch
pan.underneath.

Stir together garlic, sage, and 1 tablespoon syrup in a small bowl and rub
all over pork.

Lay bacon slices crosswise over ribs, overlapping slightly, and tuck ends of
bacon underneath.

Grill ribs at 350 degrees for approx. 15 minutes.

Stir together 1 tablespoon syrup and vinegar until combined. Brush vinegar
mixture over bacon slices and continue to grill until bacon is browned about
10 minutes more.

Transfer ribs to a cutting board with a lip, reserving juices in pan, and
let stand, uncovered, while making sauce.

Skim fat from pan juices and discard, then transfer jus to a small saucepan
and bring to a simmer.

Stir together cornstarch and water and whisk into jus. Simmer, stirring,
until slightly thickened, about 1 minute.

Remove from heat and stir in remaining tablespoon syrup.
Serve ribs with sauce.
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