Paula Disbrowe writes about the endless adventure of food and travel, from vanilla plantations in French Polynesia, single malt distilleries in Scotland, olive groves in Spain, and salmon boats in Alaska. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Bon Appétit, Coastal Living, Food & Wine, Texas Highways, and Delta Sky, among other national publications. Disbrowe has written or co-written six cookbooks, including Food52’s Any Night Grilling; Cowgirl Cuisine; Crescent City Cooking with Susan Spicer; Down Home with the Neelys with Patrick and Gina Neely, a New York Times bestseller; Real Cajun with Donald Link, a James Beard Award winner for Best American Cookbook; and Down South with Donald Link, an IACP Award winner for Best American Cookbook. She lives in Austin, Texas. @pauladisbrowe
Memphis style ribs simply means rubs that are slathered with a spice rub made of paprika, red chile pepper, and black pepper and left to slooooooowly cook until imbued with the flavor and aroma of the spices. No barbecue sauce necessary.