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Got some \"Good News\", and some \"Bad News\"!

ChubbyChubby Posts: 2,790
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum

The "Bad News" first:

With the "Market" continuing down big, I had to grip hard and write my yearly check out for Homeowners Insurance today!!


(which as it turns out... is the most expensive in the country)

But, there is "Good News"!!

I lugged home a little "Cow" today,( and at a tidy price I might add)!!


Gotta love local grocers, and Butchers who look out for you!!


Gonna do some carvin' myself, and split this up with my Neighbor!!


So the moral of this story is:

Today...It's good,(and a little bad) be the Chubbster!


  • You should go into poly-ticks.

    Spring "Vote For Someone Besides Me" Chicken
    Spring Texas USA
  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,768
    I will be there in about 15-16 hours.. I'll pick up that package I hear about but never seen too..
  • Prime for $7.99/lb - nice catch.
  • I guess it would be to late for me to move. Nice hunk of cow. Take good pics after cutting it up.

  • It sure ain't tri-tip.
  • Gotta tell ya - I can commiserate on those insurance prices!!! Oh well, at least you still eat well. And good thing you have a neighbor that wants to split it with you!

    Tampa, FL
  • bubba timbubba tim Posts: 3,216
    Chubbster, 13 plus pounds of Prime Ribeye at 7.99 per lbs. You are getting the first, uncooked-in-the-raw;


    Why? Because you can damn near eat that sucker raw!
    :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo:
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  • ChubbyChubby Posts: 2,790
    That's a hoot...Tim!!!

  • RRPRRP Posts: 14,429
    prime for only $7.99 a pound??? Sure that doesn't constitute cattle rustling these days in Texas?
    Dunlap, IL
  • ChubbyChubby Posts: 2,790
    But it's not far off... price wise!!

    And thankfully, within the 2009 (even more restrictive) budget!


  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 7,758
    If you have any of that stimulus $$$ left, here is a store about 15 minutes from the house that is very interesting. Got some Porcini mushroom EVOO and some Raspberry Balsamic. I will act as your taste a vision if need be. LOL
  • ChubbyChubby Posts: 2,790
    It very well might be!!

    But as they said in one of my favorite movies...

    "Whith this depression on...I got's to do for me and mine'!!
  • GunnarGunnar Posts: 2,010
    Rustling somewhere...The HEB by me has been running this sale for prime t-bones, strips and ribeyes every 2 or 3 weeks since the new year. Not all stores,just one cut every couple of weeks. I asked the butcher and he said there is one man in San Antonio that makes the call. I may need to make the call and thank him.
  • Jupiter JimJupiter Jim Posts: 1,620
    Well Chubby,
    How could ya see any bad news with a pice of BEEF like that? It's only money and ya can't take it with ya! Insurance ya can't live with it or without. :evil:
    You better be looking over your shoulder for the law man, at that price per LB there had to be be a little rustling involved.
    Enjoy the end result, I like mine still mooing :woohoo:
    Thanks for the post the other day. :)
    I'm only hungry when I'm awake!
  • Rolling EggRolling Egg Posts: 1,995
    Let me know if any of your neighbors move out. I'd love to be your neighbor!
  • 4Runner4Runner Posts: 1,426
    Bastard!!!!! :laugh:

    Good grilling.
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  • ChubbyChubby Posts: 2,790
    :woohoo: !!
  • Old SaltOld Salt Posts: 357
    HEB has some pretty good sales on this week. A few $1.00 a pound meats.
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,278
    I'm sure your inlaws in Denton County appreciate you sharing only with neighbors........LOL. ACGP, Inc.
  • ChubbyChubby Posts: 2,790
    Now that I paid the Homeowners...

    I don't have the gas money to lug this Beffer that far anyway... :blink:

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