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Dizzy Pig Steak Help

I am cooking some pretty thick steak tomorrow.

I usually do the reverse sear bit I was planning to grill them at high temp for five minutes max each side instead.

I was going to use one of my Dizzy Pig rubs but I am worried the rub will still be too raw if I don't cook for a long time and will overpower the meat.

What do you guys suggest?

Try my new plan or go back to the reverse sear?
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  • shuckershucker Posts: 321
    The rub will be fine on a high-temp sear. I do it all the time. Use Cow Lick!!

    Shucker

    Eastern North Carolina

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  • pgprescottpgprescott Posts: 1,652
    I agree. I have used both steak rubs and I never use reverse sear method on steaks, only roasts. CI grid and sear at 500-600 is fine. The thicker the steak the better for me.
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  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,524
    edited March 2013

    There is nothing better on steaks than "raising the steak" rub. Seriously!

    And sear either way is just fine with it.

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  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 2,748
    Only way it would overwhelm the meat is if you used way to much. Have a great cook!
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
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  • EddieK76EddieK76 Posts: 415
    You can't go wrong with either Cow Lick or Raising The Steaks.  I love BOTH!
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  • RLeeperRLeeper Posts: 480
    edited March 2013
    I like the reverse sear with DP Cow Lick or Cosmic Cow. Usually rub with a little evoo first then rub. I have tried both methods and I like the flavor in the reverse sear better. IMHO
    Extra Large, Large, and Mini. Tucker, GA
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  • r270bar270ba Posts: 763
    I used Cow Lick last night three minutes aside at 650°. Excellent.
    Anderson, SC
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  • OziEggOziEgg Posts: 48
    Thanks guys.

    I have two steaks and will be using Dizzy Pig for the first time.

    I will do one Cow Lick and one Raising the Steaks because I can't choose.
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  • r270bar270ba Posts: 763
    Did you have a fav?
    Anderson, SC
    XL BGE, Father's Day Gift 2012 (Thanks Fam!!!)
    Webber Kettle and Webber Summit Gasser
    Want List: Thermapen, Small BGE, Wok, Adjustable Rig, Food Saver, More $

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  • OziEggOziEgg Posts: 48
    They were both amazing.

    My sister has been raving since and my daughter has invited her friends around for a feast.

    I would probably say Raising the Steaks if pushed though.
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  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,524
    Yes!!!! Good choice. :)

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    Large and Small BGE, and a baby black Kub.

    And all the toys to make me look like a Gizmo Chef.

    >:)

    Chattanooga, TN.

     

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  • r270bar270ba Posts: 763
    Haven't tried that one...will try it soon.
    Anderson, SC
    XL BGE, Father's Day Gift 2012 (Thanks Fam!!!)
    Webber Kettle and Webber Summit Gasser
    Want List: Thermapen, Small BGE, Wok, Adjustable Rig, Food Saver, More $

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  • I just cooked a 3pound loin last night. Seared it on both sides for 2 minutes dropped temp and cooked at 350 for 1 hour until it hit 150 internal. I have tried a couple of different rubs and always go back to the ole faithful. I use extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, ground pepper, onion flake, and light dusting of garlic powder. I am an egg newbie, but it turned out terrific.
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  • OziEggOziEgg Posts: 48

    I have done the long cook on steaks until now.

    But I really loved the result I got the other day from my first direct cook.

    I put them on the top of my rig extender at first and then dropped them to the bottom for a quick hit at the end.

    All up about 8 minutes and they were amazing.

    Keep Egging.

    Ain't it fun.

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