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been gone awhile, but i did egg a little something

mad max beyond eggdomemad max beyond eggdome Posts: 8,134
edited 10:22PM in EggHead Forum
been off the forum for awhile, but always lurking....must have been the post-thanksgiving turkey withdrawal. ...

anyway, had a good christmas season with the wife and kids....our annual vacation out to the beach. . .then the spawn jetted off to london for 3 weeks for a college program....haven't eaten much good during january since all the dough went to her trip ...she of course ate GREAT!! ...fish and chips, shepherd's pie, steak and kidney pie....and during a weekend in paris, escargot and other good stuff . ..

but i did whip up a pretty damn good christmas meal on the egg...roasted bone marrow, prime rib and potatoe pancakes (since sydney had missed channukah at the house, i had to make these for christmas dinner for her....what the hell, they go great with prime rib!!

i went down to union meats and had them cut me some nice sections of bone full of marrow, and picked up a nice little 2-bone prime rib. ...here is the marrow dusted with a little dizzy cow-lick and the roast rubbed with herbs de provence ..

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here is everything on the egg at around 500 degrees to let the roast sear for about 15 minutes and the bones roast for about 5 minutes per side just to get some flavor in them .....

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after about 15 minutes i moved everything to my second egg, set at 325 indirect to let the prime rib slow roast till done (about 1 1/2 hours), and the bones slow roast till the marrow was nice and soft inside them (about 20 more minutes)....while this was going on, i set up a skillet on the stove, sauted some shrooms, removed them, then made a sauce of beef demi-glace and beef broth. ....added the bones to that and let them simmer till the roast was finished..

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pulled the roast at a perfect 125, and while it rested, added the shrooms back to the skillet with the bones and the sauce...

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can't forget the latkes....had them going all the time the other things were going (hey, i'm nothing if not a multi-tasker...

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and finished on the plates....prime rib was great with the shrooms and sauce on it....and the bone marrow was melt-in-your-mouth delicious, scooped from the bones and smeared on a good fresh baguette!!..great stuff!!!

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Comments

  • eenie meenieeenie meenie Posts: 4,392
    Max, glad to see you back after your TG withdraw.

    Loved this post! :) I've done bone marrow on the egg only twice. It is probably my mother's favorite. I won't show her this post, because mine are awfully plain. I just roast them on the grate, then when marrow starts driipping and flaming, I place in a cast iron pan until done. I serve on french bread with salt. I have a hard time procuring veal bones......I'm just going to have to badger my butcher some more.

    If you've been lurking you must know that prime rib seemed to be a staple for Christmas this year. Your prime rib looks delectable, especially with the crispy latkes. :)
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Outstanding Max. ;)

    Your meal looks so tasty I bet the left overs were even better. :P If there were any. :)
  • I was just thinking the other day that it had been a while since I'd seen you posting. You were missed. Nice to see you back.

    I also keep forgetting about the latkes. Every time you post them I experience one of those "man, I've got to make those sometime" moments, and then wind up forgetting about them until next time you post a pic.

    Man, I've got to make those some time.
  • hi rebecca, yeah, i saw all those prime rib posts from christmas....good looking stuff!! ....

    good for your mom for loving her bone marrow!! ..butchers usually have plenty of big leg bones...mine did, and i just had him saw out the center portions for me ...(leave the joint ends for the dogs!). . .and even plain, that stuff is like butter (only better) spread on bread!!
  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    Thought I'd just been missing you during my infrequent visits, lately. Turns out you weren't here, either. Looks like you still remember how to cook.

    LR
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,515
    Missed your posting but that gets a WOW.
    Welcome back :cheer:
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,091
    Dang Max that all looks awesome...welcome back...and I loved Spawn's pics on FB of her Europe trip... ;)
  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    Hey Max
    Everything looks great.
    Next time I get marrow bones for the pups
    I will sneak a few out when they aren't lookin :)

    Shane
  •  
    Welcome back Max, I was thinking I hadn't see you post in a long time just yesterday. The cook looks wonderful. I will have to try the marrow bones one of these days, I bet they are great.

    Blair


     
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