In a bowl, combine the garlic, salt, brown sugar, smoked paprika, chile powder, black pepper, sage, thyme, dry mustard, cumin, coriander, ginger, and cayenne pepper. Generously coat the ribs with the rub then wrap each slab in a double layer of plastic wrap and let them sit at room temperature for up to 2 hours.
Preheat the oven to 325°F.
Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil. If you have a flat metal cooling rack, arrange it in the baking sheet and place the ribs, bone side down, on the rack. If you don't have a rack, place the ribs, bone side down, directly on the foil-lined baking sheet. Bake the ribs until the meat is tender and starting to pull away from the bones, 1 1/2 to 2 hours. While ribs bake in oven, prepare the sauce (instructions below).
Depending on the size of your grill, place 1 or 2 slabs, bone side down, over the heat and brush the fat-covered side generously with barbecue sauce. Grill the ribs, covered, for 2 minutes. Flip the slab over, brush the bone side with sauce, and grill, covered, until the sauce on the fat-covered side is caramelized and lightly charred, 1 to 2 minutes. Flip the slab over and continue grilling, covered, until the sauce on the bone side is caramelized and lightly charred, 1 minute. Transfer the ribs to a cutting board and let them rest for 10 minutes. If necessary, repeat the grilling and glazing process with the second slab of ribs. Cut between the ribs and serve immediately with plenty of barbecue sauce on the side.
In a heavy, medium saucepan over moderately low heat, cook the bacon until the fat renders and the bacon starts to brown, about 10 minutes—do not let the bacon get crispy.
Add the onions and continue cooking, covered and stirring occasionally, until the onions are soft and translucent, about 10 minutes.
Add the garlic, sage, and thyme and cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 minute.
Add the smoked paprika, chile powder, cumin, black pepper, and ginger and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
Add the coffee, brown sugar, yellow mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and vinegar and stir well to combine. Raise the heat to moderate and bring the sauce to a boil, scraping the saucepan with a wooden spoon to remove any browned bits from the bottom.
Add the ketchup, hot sauce, and bay leaves, then lower the heat to moderately low and simmer the sauce until it's thick enough to coat the back of a spoon but isn't as thick as ketchup, about 30 minutes.
Taste the sauce and add more vinegar or hot sauce to taste and season with salt and pepper. Remove and discard the bay leaves.
In a skillet, cook Indiana Kitchen Bacon over medium heat 6 to 7 minutes or until crisp; drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon and set aside. Reserve 2 tablespoons of bacon drippings in skillet. Cook onion in drippings over medium-high heat 6 minutes or until almost tender.
In 6-quart Dutch oven, mix onion, broth and potatoes. Heat to boiling and reduce heat. Cook for 10 minutes or until potatoes are very tender.
Meanwhile, in same skillet, melt butter over low heat. Stir in flour with whisk until smooth. Cook and stir for 1 minute.
Gradually stir in 2 cups of the milk. Pour milk mixture into potato mixture. Add remaining 2 cups milk, the salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with whisk, until mixture is thickened and bubbly.
Stir in ham, half of the bacon, the sour cream, 2 cups of the cheese and 1/2 cup of the green onions. Cook until thoroughly heated and cheese is melted.
Evenly top individual servings with remaining bacon, 1/2 cup cheese, 1/4 cup green onions, and enjoy!
In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat, coating all sides of skillet.
Once oil is warm and shimmering, add pork and cook until all sides are browned.
Add garlic, sautéing for a minute, until garlic becomes fragrant.
Add soy sauce, vinegar, bay leaf, pepper and water, stir ingredients together and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to low and let pork simmer for 45 minutes or until tender, being careful so as not to let pork dry. Add 1/2 cup of water at a time several times to keep pork moist and tender and to achieve the desired amount of sauce.
In the last few minutes of simmering, stir in brown sugar or honey.
Serve over rice, salad or stir-fried vegetables and enjoy!