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Perfect Rib Eyes

I had some of the best steaks I've ever made the other day. Lightly rubbed with some EVOE then coated both sides liberally with Dizzy Pig cowlick rub. Cooked them at 500 2 min/side for 6 minutes. Let them rest another 5 minutes. Here's the craziest part. I got the steaks at Walmart. The push that Walmart has been putting on for their quality meats is no joke. These were great steaks. Total cost for these bad boys was $16.
Mark Annville, PA
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  • Love the crust on there!
  • Chris_WangChris_Wang Posts: 1,253
    "2 minutes a side for 6 minutes" took me a second to figure out. :-?

    Ball Ground, GA

    ATL Sports Homer


  • hmmm...I'm still trying to figure that out myself!
    I guess it means he cooked each side for two minutes, going back and forth, for a total cook time of 6 minutes? That's what I'm thinking.

    However it went, it does look so good. :)

    Big Egg dreamin' in Richmond Hill, Georgia
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,873
    Any money shot?
  • No money shot. As for the flip, I flipped a total of 2 times.
    Mark Annville, PA
  • Looks awesome. I assume direct? Raised or felt level? Or using spider close to fire?

    Houston, TX - Buddy LBGE, Don SBGE, Tiny Mini & Shiny Momma Pitts n Spitts

  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,267
    Based on this post... In might have to give their meats a chance. At least give them one shot on the egg.

    Just proves that the egg makes everything better!!!
  • @hapster, I think you'll be iimpressed. I have always been Leary of buying meat at Walmart but I was in the mood for a steak, have seen their advertising blitz, so I figured what the hell. I haven't tried it yet, but a friend of mine has gotten brisket a there and I've seen them there. Whole packer briskest for $25-$35
    Mark Annville, PA
  • @bbqlearner these were direct. Nothing was raised, just the factory BGE "settings"
    Mark Annville, PA
  • I typically do mine at 650-700 for 6 min per side. Do 6, flip, 6 more, flip, cap top vent, shut bottom vent for additional 8 min. Remove and plate tented in foil for ten min. Serve. ( starting at room temp) if you start em out of the fridge, they'll take longer to cook. Love doing rib eyes!
  • I've had meat from Wally World, been awhile. It was awful so I've always avoided it. I might have to just given them a try considering the ribeyes I cooked Friday were twice the price of the ones yours got here.

    Good looking meat


  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,873
    How much were they per pound? Just curiou, I haven't been in wally world in about 6 years.
  • yzziyzzi Posts: 1,793
    I stopped by the Walmart neighborhood market that's right around the corner from my house just to check if they had packers. I left disappointed, but maybe I should try a normal walmart.
    Dunedin, FL
  • I was taking the family camping and stopped at a WM. The ribeyes looked pretty good so I picked some up. They were fantastic. I was very surprised. You should give them a try.
  • My Walmart does always have packers, but they are around same price as the butcher shop


  • The packers at my butcher shop cost a fortune. @Eggcelsior, I honestly didn't look at the price/pound. I would guess between 7.50 and 8.00 per pound.
    Mark Annville, PA
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