Monday, March 3, 2008
Boy, do I love a barbequed Steak. My steak of choice is the Rib eye. A couple of times a year We go to CostCo and buy the whole Rib Eye. This beauty is 16 pounds of Choice Beef. When I get it home, I slice it into steaks and I leave one end as a roast.My steaks are 1 inch to 1 1/2 thick. They weigh approx 20 ounces. I then vacuum seal it and put it in the Chilebrown Ice Cave. This is a economical way to buy steaks. I paid 6 dollars a pound. Our local butcher is charging 14 bucks a pound for Choice Rib Eye.
My favorite way to prepare the Steak is very simple. I coat both sides with a liberal mix of Coarse Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper. I let is sit for at least 45 minutes at room temperature. I build a Hot Fire of Mesquite Wood in my Weber. Clean and Oil your cooking grate. Place steak on grate and leave alone. Step away! If the fire is flaring put the lid on. After approx. 5 minutes turn the steak 1/4 turn. This is for the grill marks. Flip over and cook to desired doneness. I like my steaks Medium Rare. (14 minutes total time, approx).
The best part is I have English Muffins and homemade butta for Sandwiches today.