Recipe: Rain or Shine Barbecue

1 C. (8 -oz.) Bottled red Russian or sweet, spicy French dressing
1 Jar (12-oz.) Apricot preserves
1 Envelope Onion soup mix
3 Lb. Spareribs, cut into serving pieces
2 - 2-1/2 Lb. Chicken, cut into serving pieces

In medium bowl, blend dressing, preserves and onion soup mix; set aside.

Indoor:

Preheat oven to 375º. 

In large shallow baking pan, bake spareribs 30 minutes. Then, begin to bake chicken, arranged in additional large shallow baking pan. Brush chicken and spareribs with half the glaze; bake 30 minutes. Brush with remaining glaze, then bake an additional 15 minutes or until chicken and spareribs are done.

Outdoor:

Grill spare ribs 30 minutes. Then, add chicken and grill 20 minutes. Brush chicken and spareribs with glaze and continue to grill, turning and basting frequently, until chicken and spareribs are done.

Yield: 8 Servings.