Barbecued Venison Ribs
2 1/2 cup water
3 cup ketchup
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup 100% wisconsin maple syrup
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 medium onions,diced
2 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 lb venison ribs with some loin
1 meat attached
1 freshly ground black pepper
1 to taste

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.In large bowl,combine all ingredients except ribs and pepper.Blend well.Sprinkle ribs with pepper and additional salt.Place in 5 qt. roasting pan in double layer.Roast 1 hour.

Pour sauce over ribs.Increase heat to 350 degrees and bake until ribs just begin to char on top,about 1 1/2 hours.Turn ribs over cover pan and bake about 30 minutes longer,until ribs are tender and sauce is thick. To serve,place ribs on serving platter.Pour sauce over ribs.

Makes about 6 servings.

Note: If venison is a little gamey tasting,increase vinegar in sauce to 3 tbsp..Taste sauce after mixing and add additional brown sugar to taste,about 1/2 cup.

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