"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-11-2006, 05:25 PM   #1
Executive Chef
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 3,465
I finally saw SOME USDA PRIME meat at my local grocery store.....

they wanted to sell me a 2.7 pound boneless rib roast for $60.79..... Too small imo.

They had a few that looked that like 1.5 pounds in size, but looked so small I could not tell if it had much meat on it at all.

I would have never expected to see that kind of meat in my grocery store.


Have you had your habanero pepper today????
The hotter the pepper, the better the pepper!!!
kleenex is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2006, 05:42 PM   #2
Chef Extraordinaire
Uncle Bob's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Small Town Mississippi
Posts: 17,390
It really has to be an 'upscale' store that stocks Prime beef. Most stores just offer 'Choice' with many only offering 'Select'

I have an old buddy that opened a small market that caters stictly to upscale cutomers...He carries 90% prime cuts...He gives me a small discount...but I still have to mortgage the farm to buy the stuff. Quite frankly I would rather have Choice day in and day out.

Uncle Bob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2006, 06:42 PM   #3
Senior Cook
JDP's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Madison, WI
Posts: 281
Send a message via Yahoo to JDP
Most people could not tell the difference between choice and prime. You would be better off finding some good 21 day dry aged choice and spending your money on that. You will definitely see the difference between that and unaged or aged in cryovac beef.

JDP is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:17 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.