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Select prime rib steaks

burr_baby33burr_baby33 Posts: 503
edited May 2012 in EggHead Forum
Had dinner guests at our lake house Saturday. Since there is nothing better than a great prime rib on the egg, I called the local independent grocery and ordered 8 one inch prime rib steaks. When I picked them up Friday I said said they are choice, right. Butcher said they were select but assured me they would be fine. Got home and looked at them, little or no marbling, realized I might be in trouble. Cooked a test steak Friday night, perfect medium rare but it was pretty tasteless and a little chewy. decided not to serve these steaks to our guests so I replaced steak with spatchcock which was great.
Now the question: what do I do with seven mediocre steaks? Grind into burger, cook as usual, slice thin and serve with BBQ sauce, jerky or ???
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Comments

  • TarHeelBBQTarHeelBBQ Posts: 317
    Beef Vegetable Soup and freeze it. You'll be glad you did in January.

    Thanks,

    TarHeelBBQ
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  • cssmd27cssmd27 Posts: 137
    Take them back to the grocer and demand a full refund. Not what was claimed and did not perform up to expectations and IMO, you were pretty clear with the butcher about your expectations.
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  • marinate them. make Fajitas, stuff like that

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