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  • bigmck06
    Charter Member
    • Feb 2015
    • 7
    • Howard County, MD

    Prime Rib Trial Run

    ​​ I’m hosting Christmas Eve dinner for my family and plan on doing Prime Rib. Wanted to do a trial run since I have only done a prime rib once before a few years back. Our local grocery store is running a sale on bone in choice prime rib for $4.88 a pound. Bought a 6lb roast today trimmed it up and cooked according to Meatheads recipe. Used the WSCG with the SnS and KBB, avg temp was 235. Cooked indirect to 115 and then seared to 128, turned out terrific. Will be following the exact same steps on Christmas Eve plus making gravy with the bones. Don’t really post here much, but lurk every day and wanted to thank every one for all of their input on this site. It has definitely made me a better cook and will make my family happy when they are eating on Christmas Eve!!

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    Last edited by bigmck06; December 16th, 2019, 10:52 AM.
  • RonB
    Club Member
    • Apr 2016
    • 11449
    • Near Richmond VA
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    #2
    Great job.

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    • gcdmd
      Charter Member
      • Sep 2014
      • 939
      • The Republic of Texas

      #3
      Wtg!

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      • HouseHomey
        Club Member
        • May 2016
        • 4582
        • Huntington Beach, Ca. Surf City USA.
        • Equipment
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        #4
        I’d eat that!

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        • barelfly
          Club Member
          • Dec 2017
          • 735
          • New Mexico

          #5
          That looks good!

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          • marshall
            Club Member
            • Jul 2017
            • 369

            #6
            nice pics! glad it went well , your family will love it!

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            • texastweeter
              Club Member
              • Jul 2017
              • 2565
              • Republic of Texas

              #7
              Put it in your mouth, chew it up, and let it slide down your throat hole.

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              • Voodoo628
                Club Member
                • Dec 2019
                • 118
                • Pasadena, Maryland
                • DJ
                  Weber Kettle and a PBC!

                #8
                Looks amazing! Great Job!

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                • Oakgrovebacon
                  Club Member
                  • Apr 2016
                  • 1766
                  • South central Illinois

                  #9
                  That looks perfect! Have a great Christmas eve dinner!

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                  • FireMan
                    Charter Member
                    • Jul 2015
                    • 6889
                    • Bottom of Winnebago

                    #10
                    Better cook? Most people haven’t a clue as to what you did! Case in point is the last two pics. Marvelous.

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                    • VideoWolf88
                      Club Member
                      • Mar 2018
                      • 205
                      • Rickman, TN
                      • Charbroiled Tru Infrared gas grill
                        Pit Barrel Cooker
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                      #11
                      Hope mine next week is anywhere near as good as yours.

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                      • jfmorris
                        Club Member
                        • Nov 2017
                        • 2353
                        • Huntsville, Alabama
                        • Jim Morris

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                        #12
                        That looks great! I plan to do that myself for either Christmas or New Years!

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                        • Troutman
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                          • Aug 2017
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                          • Republic of Texallence

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                          #13
                          If that's the trial run then the real cook is going to be glorious

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                          • Jim White
                            Club Member
                            • Sep 2019
                            • 253
                            • Gainesville, FL

                            #14
                            This post convinced me. I did a poll on our family chat for turkey, stuffed turkey breast, stuffed pork loin or prime rib for Christmas dinner and only prime rib got votes. I'll follow Meathead's recipe and cook on my ancient Kamado at 225 indirect. I'll bring it inside to crisp up under the broiler rather than trying to re-stoke the fire.

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                            • randy56
                              Club Member
                              • Aug 2017
                              • 385
                              • Newburgh In

                              #15
                              Nicely done, love practice cooks,

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