3lbsbaby back ribs(2 racks, or 3 racks if you're serving 6 people)
2tbsspicy brown mustard
2tbsdark brown sugar
1pinchred pepper flakes
Remove membrane on bone side of ribs.
Place ribs in Instant Pot (or any electric pressure cooker). Add the cola and root beer. Seal and cook on regular pressure for 15 minutes (on Instant Pot this is manual at normal pressure. On any other pot it’s 10 psi).
Let pressure drop normally for 5 minutes, then release the pressure by opening the valve.
While ribs are cooking, place all the sauce ingredients in a small saucepan and boil for about 5 minutes or until it’s reduced by about 25%
Put the cooked ribs (you can cut them in portions if you like) on a large baking sheet. Smother them with the sauce then pop them under a preheated broiler (about 3-4-inches from heat) for 5 minutes or until the sauce caramelizes.
To Use Prepared BBQ Sauce--Mix 1/4 cup of root beer with 1 1/2 cups prepared BBQ sauce in a small saucepan. Simmer over medium heat until it's reduced by 25%Slow Cooker Method--place ribs in the slow cooker pour the amounts of root beer & cola called for in the main recipe. Cook on low about 5-6 hours, high 3-5 hours (times approximate) Continue as with main recipe.Oven Method--marinate ribs in amounts of cola & root beer specified in main recipe for at least 8 hours. Preheat oven to 325℉. Place ribs on rack and roast for 2 hours approximately. Continue as in main recipe.