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Prime Rib roast off!

igrove Dec 26, 2013 07:51 PM

For over 20 years, I've served a Prime Rib roast for Christmas Dinner. I live in Wall, and originally, we bought our roast from a place in Bay Head that is no longer in business. We've purchased from two different butchers in Spring Lake,and were satisfied for many years, until about 4 years ago. Then we went to Wegmans and to our local A&P. This year, I was very satisfied with our A&P roast, but my husband claims that he remembers previous beef that was more tender.We used to pay a whole lot more. I suggested a taste test. Does anyone have a butcher that they can suggest, so that we can compare (not on an important holiday) and see if we truly are missing out? I want to cook two different roasts on the same day, and see if we really know what we're talking about.

  1. j
    joonjoon Dec 27, 2013 11:07 AM

    igrove, for your taste test try this:

    Go to a costco/BJs type joint and get a rib roast in a sealed cryo bag. (some supermarkets have them also)

    Bring it home and let it sit in your fridge for 2-3 weeks.

    It should have NO issues with tenderness...

    1. r
      roro1831 Dec 27, 2013 10:20 AM

      I cooked one from A&P this year and it came out great

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