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The Original Rib House is a casual family restaurant located at 275 E National Rd. in Vandalia, not far from the Dayton airport.
It’s best known for its BBQ sauces, broasted chicken, pork ribs, broasted potatoes, steaks, homemade salad dressings, and pies, of course.
Hours are 4-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 4-11:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. on Sunday. Lunch is served Monday through Fridaty at 11:30 a.m.
Phone: (937) 898-4601 or see www.theoriginalribhouse.com
Fran Lawson’s Chocolate Pecan Pie
1 cup sugar
1 cup dark corn syrup
3 squares (1 ounce each) unsweetened chocolate melted
2 cups pecan halves
1 unbaked 10-inch pastry shell (pie crust)
Place eggs, sugar, corn syrup in bowl and beat for 1 minute. Gradually add chocolate and beat for 1 minute. Add pecans, sir. Pour into pie crust. Bake at 350 for 35-45 minutes until slightly soft in the center.
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