Preheat oven to 300°. Cover baking dish with aluminum foil and cook ribs for 2 hours. Increase the oven temperature to 350°. Remove the aluminum foil and baste ribs with barbecue sauce. Continue cooking for 45 minutes, basting with sauce every 15 minutes. The ribs should easily separate with a knife and the meat should be fall off the bone tender.
Chinese Spareribs (Charsui) — Ingredients: 1 tablespoon Chinese five-spice powder; 1 full rack St. Louis-style spareribs, cut into individual ribs (about 3 pounds total); 1/2 cup hoisin sauce; 1/4 cup shaoxing wine or dry sherry; 2 tablespoons soy sauce; 1/4 cup honey