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a preview of the tri-tip etc. for tonight

deepsouthdeepsouth Posts: 1,796
edited 2:01PM in EggHead Forum
i can't wait to eat tonight......

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i'll post some finished pics after i cook it all!


thanks for looking!

Comments

  • Tarpon65Tarpon65 Posts: 156
    That tri-tip looks good, wish I could find them down here. The wife and I love asparagus cooked on the egg as well. We just drizzle them with a little olive oil, salt and pepper and cook for a few minutes.
  • deepsouthdeepsouth Posts: 1,796
    Tarpon65 wrote:
    That tri-tip looks good, wish I could find them down here. The wife and I love asparagus cooked on the egg as well. We just drizzle them with a little olive oil, salt and pepper and cook for a few minutes.

    i do mine the exact same way. love grilled asparagus.

    i don't know where you live, but they don't put them out down here. i have to ask for them and then it's about a 30% chance i'll get one. today i got lucky and got two!
  • Le Oeuf VertLe Oeuf Vert Posts: 512
    Looks like someone is going to have a good meal tonight.
  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    Looks terriffic, Enjoy! :cheer: :cheer:
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,555
    I Egg'd and ate sooo much at the Holland Corn i din't think I was hungry...until now.
    Don't forget the post cook pics.
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
  • Charles;
    FYI; We have Publix cut them for us all the time here in Jacksonville, Fl
  • elzbthelzbth Posts: 2,075
    You are off to a great start! ;)
  • EggsakleyEggsakley Posts: 1,015
    Just finished corn and asparagus myself. Can't beat the flavor of the egg on veggies. Soooo much better than steamed or simmered.
  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    That is going to be a good meal Jason
    Look forward to the finished pics :)

    Shane
  • deepsouthdeepsouth Posts: 1,796
    this was the toughest steak i have ever eaten.... majorly disappointed. and i have another in the refrigerator i don't even know what to do with....

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  • transversaltransversal Posts: 719
    Tri Tips one of my favorite cuts, Jason. Hope they come out good.
  • Morro Bay RichMorro Bay Rich Posts: 2,227
    To start with, it appears you cut it with the grain, a definite No-No. This will always lead to tough tritip. Next time watch the grain. You will notice it changes direction. ALWAYS cut against the grain.
    If it is really tough, cut it up and use it for chili.
  • deepsouthdeepsouth Posts: 1,796
    Morro Bay Rich wrote:
    To start with, it appears you cut it with the grain, a definite No-No. This will always lead to tough tritip. Next time watch the grain. You will notice it changes direction. ALWAYS cut against the grain.
    If it is really tough, cut it up and use it for chili.

    i see what you mean, but i cut it another way as well. i'm not real sure this was cut properly. i had someone look at it and said the grain was off and it looked to be below select grade. after eating it, i'd agree.

    i've cooked several tri-tips and this has been the first one that wasn't fantastic. to be honest, it really didn't have an apparent grain that ran in any particular direction. i dunno.....

    edit: looked at the pics again. after that slice, i went the other direction with my slicing, so i had a slice off, but the first part was cut properly and was just tough as shoe leather.

    i'm not sure what to do with this other one i have.....
  • U2U2 Posts: 27
    Looking at the pre-cook pix---it looks like a bad tritip...ie zero marbeling.
    It looks like you cooked it perfectly---just a bad cut of non-marbeled beef IMO
  • GirlyEggGirlyEgg Posts: 622
    i was thinking the same thing... looks a little like eye round... marinating may help... I'd probably roast on the egg then crockpot it into thinly sliced roast beef...
  • Tarpon65Tarpon65 Posts: 156
    I'll talk to my Publix about cutting me a few. Thanks for the recommendation.
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