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Melba's Jammin' wrote:
> I picked up six rib steaks at Cub this morning; they are on sale for
> $5.89/lb. I think they're usually about $9/lb. They are thicker than
> I like (about 1-1/2" thick) and weigh between 1.33# and 1.6# each. I've
> vacuum-sealed five of them in Ziploc vac bags and we'll have the other
> one for dinner tonight.
> My plan is to either grill them as they are or to rub them with
> something first. I'm inclined to the former, boring cook that I am.
> The question is this: Can I, or should I, be doing something with the
> bone that's going to come off each one? I maybe should've trimmed the
> bone before I froze them. Phooey! Then I'd have six bones to do
> something with all at once. But I didn't. So, can I accumulate these
> bones over the summer and then "do something" with them when all the
> meat eating's been done? Or should I just ditch the bone and be done
> with it?
> Whaddaya think? I await your counsel.

I recently had guests for The Masters, and for a quick meal one night we
zipped over to Publix and had the butcher take a large rib roast and
slice it into steaks. $35 which was great bargin for that many thick rib
eyes. They were thicker than I've done in the past. I might get thick
ones like that more often now. I usually went for 1 inch before. Oh, and
he cut the bones off and packaged them in one piece in the bottom of the
bundle. I tossed 'em in the freezer for later consideration as you're
We used Adobo seasoning on the steaks. Grilled about 10 min per side or
so, they were med-rare to medium at most. They were delicious!