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Offline ronbeaux

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Re: Prime rib cooking temp.
« Reply #15 on: December 23, 2009, 07:02:17 pm »
I'm sticking with my tried and true roast at low temp then blast on high to finish method. The only trick is to time when it gets done. Normally I let it roast, or sit in my pit at around 230 to 250 until the IT gets to 120 or so, then blast the living daylights out of it to put a sear on it. Finishing with an IT of 135.

When you slice into it after at least a 15 minute rest you will find that it has a uniform color though out the meat, unlike the sear first method which will leave about 1/4 to 3/8" of dried up meat near the surface.
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Offline Ka Honu

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Re: Prime rib cooking temp.
« Reply #16 on: December 23, 2009, 09:44:30 pm »
ronbeaux - You can foil wrap and let the roast rest up to 90 minutes before the sear blast, then slice and serve.  Much easier to time serving that way.

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Re: Prime rib cooking temp.
« Reply #17 on: December 23, 2009, 09:55:27 pm »
Oh, I like this part -

then blast the living daylights out of it to put a sear on it. Finishing with an IT of 135
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Offline hal4uk

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Re: Prime rib cooking temp.
« Reply #18 on: December 23, 2009, 10:16:54 pm »
Arnie..

USDA "Inspected" or USDA "Select" -
that means Goober looked at it, and he doesn't think it will kill you.

USDA Choice - who knows?  anywhere from OK to GREAT...
You have to learn your local stores.

But, here's a tip-off:  The store that runs those fantastic specials... 
USDA Choice Ribeyes $4.99/lb...  Bet your momma's house - they're selling at point they can make a profit.
How you reckon they do that?

There's usually a reason why "idiots" like me will buy from the store that sells USDA Choice Ribeyes - day in and day out - for $11.99/lb

That said - "Certified Angus" is supposed to be upper 1/3...  But I've had some that was so-so. 


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Re: Prime rib cooking temp.
« Reply #19 on: December 24, 2009, 07:33:53 am »
I'm sticking with my tried and true roast at low temp then blast on high to finish method. The only trick is to time when it gets done. Normally I let it roast, or sit in my pit at around 230 to 250 until the IT gets to 120 or so, then blast the living daylights out of it to put a sear on it. Finishing with an IT of 135.

When you slice into it after at least a 15 minute rest you will find that it has a uniform color though out the meat, unlike the sear first method which will leave about 1/4 to 3/8" of dried up meat near the surface.

I feel the same as ron does, 4 hr Oak, smoker set at 250 F, but I like to finish on a balzin hot grill and just roll a little at a time till the hole thing has nice sear marks and the IT is what I want, which is the same as ron also.