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Steak- What do you Recommend And Why?

Can anyone explain to me the quality, taste, cost etc. of different types of steak? I don’t really know anything about meat quality, but I want to get the highest quality steak (for a reasonable price) for my dad’s birthday. I’m looking at Omaha Steaks and I just realized I have no idea what to look for! What would you recommend and why? Also, what would be the most impressive?

My dad loves to cook and barbecue, but he’s cheap so I’m ordering him expensive marinated meat– so no restaurant recommendations please! :)

I want to know about:

1) Filet Mignon
2) Prime Rib
3) Sirloin
4) T-bone
5) Strip Steak
6) Rib-eye

If he likes his steaks well-done, you may want to stick with the Rib-eye; it has a higher fat content therefore will retain more moisture and flavor. If he is eating his steak at a medium or more rare doneness then I would recommend the Filet Mignon or Porterhouse (most expensive, readily available cuts). I personally think Porterhouse has more flavor and a good combination of meat with the bone-in and you get a piece of Filet Mignon on one side of the bone and a Strip Steak on the other side of the bone ( I save the super tender Filet side to eat last). So obviously, a more economical but still yummy steak is a Strip Steak. Rib-eye, T-bone and Sirloin are OK and just a note on Prime Rib; cooking time would be a good bit longer (larger cut of meat) and is generally served with a very pink center (rare to med rare) if that is a concern for his meat-eating preferences

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Posted by admin - September 22, 2014 at 2:54 am

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Prime Beef yt.wmv

As more US forces surge into Afghanistan, existing bases have to increase in size to accommodate the new people. Airman Josh Mullenary takes us to Camp Marmal, Afghanistan and explains how civil engineers are making more room for service members.

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Posted by admin - September 15, 2014 at 12:46 am

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where do you guys buy your meats? legs of lamb, beef steak etc,’?

We have been going to Coles and Woolies and buying fillet steak not the cheap rump or stuff, and legs of lamb for $20 and getting them home cooking them (searing not stewing steaks) (cooking roasts at 180 for at least 2 hours) and they are tough like rubber. We had a bbq with family and spent considerable money for a pre chrissy get together.

Such a rip off and such bad quality. I know most of the stuff sold in supermarkets is mutton not actual lamb. I have heard about market farmers where you can order farm fresh produce online. Has anyone done this if so what are the good places/companies and how much does it cost? I am assuming its more.

Thanks merry Christmas everyone!
Wow one person actually gave me some half decent info. Nobody gave me a website except her and even if i wanted to buy from there I am not in that area. BTW First guy its not a forum for you to be telling me I overcook food. Its the butchers fault for selling shite food. At astronomical prices.

I buy the organic beef & lamb from Woolworth’s & sometimes I order free range lamb online from farmer dave http://www.farmerdavedirect.com/ His lamb is beautiful, I usually get a leg of lamb & butterfly it so it is flat, marinade it in olive oil, garlic, sea salt & rosemary overnight & cook it on a hot bbq.

I really recommend buying organic & free range meat, the taste & quality is far superior & if better for the environment & your body.

I would also suggest you slow cook your beef & lamb, I have never had a roast go rubbery. Seal them first in a hot pan & place in an oven at 250c then turn down to 150c after 20 minutes. for about a 3kg roast you would slow cook for 2.5-3 hours (I recommend using a meat thermometer to test when its cooked.

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Posted by admin - September 9, 2014 at 9:37 pm

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Meat Eating Quality: The Chef

Butcher Chapter from the QMS DVD Meat Quality, Science into Practice.

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Posted by admin - September 4, 2014 at 7:45 pm

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Best way to reheat Prime Rib?

I have wonderful prime rib leftover from Christmas that I currently have in the freezer along with about 1/4 cup of the au jus. The piece of beef is about 2 1/2 inches thick and includes both one end cut and then the rest up to the wonderfully rare center. What would be the best way to reheat this, yet retain it as rare as possible?

Heat the au jus then place the rib in the hot sauce for a short amount of time. It will warm it but not cook it more and will help keep it very moist. Thats how they do it in restaurants.

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Posted by admin - September 3, 2014 at 7:27 pm

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30,000 pounds of Prime Beef

APUSH project to the tune of 30,000 pounds of Bananas by Harry Chapin

…well, at least we tried I guess

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Posted by admin - September 1, 2014 at 6:25 pm

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5 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipes

Here are a group of recipes anyone is sure to love. 5 different takes on the classic pot roast that you can fit to your schedule!

 

5 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipes

 

Many years ago it was custom for the women to stay at the house all day and keep up the home, while the husband worked. However, it today’s society, while some women do stay home the majority are now off in the workforce as well to help bring more money for the family. Today I’m giving you not just one but 5 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipes! Each recipe uses their own ingredients with different prep and cook times to fit just about everyone’s busy schedule.

 

 

 

#1 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipe

 

5 East Crock Pot Roast RecipesTo Die for Crock Pot Roast~Food.com

 

Pros: With a Prep-Time of ONLY 5MINS and a Cook-Time of 9hrs, this recipe works perfectly for working moms and stay at home moms alike! Just prep in the morning and let it slow cook the day away while you’re at work or getting things around the house done.

Cons: Side vegetables aren’t included in the prep-time and recipe, so if you want some you’ll have to allot more time to chop them.

 

#2 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipe

 

5 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipes

5 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipes

Best Crock Pot Roast~Cooks.com

 

Pros: This recipe has very few ingredients that include most staples people keep in their kitchen. With vegetables included in the cooking process more flavor is added to your roast.

Cons: This specific recipe calls for you ti THINLY slice the carrots and potatoes and let them soak in water for 15mins. this DOES up the prep-time to around 20mins and not everyone has the extra time in the a.m.

 

#3 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipe

5 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipes

5 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipes

Slow-Cooker Pot Roast~MarthaStewart.com

 

Pros: This recipe has you adding new flavors and spices so you’re not stuck with the same ol’ pot roast. Also while it seems a few more steps are added to this dish, the prep time is still pretty short at only 15mins.

Cons:You may or may not have all the ingredients called for in this recipe, so a check of supplies and quick run to the store may be needed.

 

#4 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipe

 

5 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipes

5 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipes

Pot Roast~FoodNetwork.com

 

Pros: You’ve never tasted such flavor in your pot roast as this! It even calls for Chardonnay, so whatever you don’t use for the roast you can always drink! Also there is a short video of Paula Dean cooking this to use as a guide.

Cons: There is a definite trip to the grocery store in your future if you choose this recipe, that claims a prep-time of 10mins, but that may be stretching it for those new to the kitchen.

 

#5 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipes

 

5 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipes

5 Easy Crock Pot Roast Recipes

Perfect Pot Roast~ThePioneerWoman.com

 

Pros: If you are looking for an in depth yet easy recipe this one is for you. While there are more steps and will take more time, she offers step-by-step instructions (including pictures!) to help you through EVERYTHING!

Cons: Another trip to the store is in order, and for those who are a little less kitchen savvy, this may scare you, but don’t let it!

 

 

All of these recipes offer easy step-by-step instructions and with different prep and cook times you can choose the one that works best for you and your schedule while still getting a flavor spiked meal! Who doesn’t want that?! Thanks for looking and make sure to check back for more easy recipe posts!

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Posted by admin - August 25, 2014 at 4:03 pm

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Beside Prime Rib what is the 2nd best beef roast to cook?


Beef Tenderloin is better than prime rib. If you know what your doing it is absolutely not even a contest. I don’t mean to seem snotty but I would not use tender for a roast only because it is much better served as filet mignon approx 6-8 ounces each mmmmm. Since a Prime rib has the bone in and a rib-eye roast doesn’t, those would be my #1 and #2

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Posted by admin - August 21, 2014 at 2:27 pm

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Odessa Roughnecks @ Omaha Beef prime dancers routine 2009

This was their halftime routine during the game against the Odessa Roughnecks sorry for the shaking but the guys I was recording behind wouldn’t stop moving

http://www.beeffootball.com/gameday/pdancers/

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Posted by admin - August 14, 2014 at 11:37 am

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Porterhouse Steak Recipe by the BBQ Pit Boys

Looking for a real good eating Beef Steak for your next BBQ? Then, check out the infamous Porterhouse Steak. It’s actually two steaks in one -a New York Strip and a Tenderloin, also known as a Fillet Mignon. Similar to the T-Bone Steak but with a difference, as explained by the BBQ Pit Boys.

One of the BBQ Pit Boys demonstrates what to look for when purchasing a quality Porterhouse steak, what makes a Porterhouse different from a T-Bone, how to properly sear it, and then barbecue it over an open flame on the grill!

You can print out this BBQ Pit Boys recipe at http://www.BBQPitBoys.com

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Posted by admin - August 13, 2014 at 11:34 am

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