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Dry Brining Beef Tenderloin

Discussion in 'Beef' started by squirrel, Oct 16, 2010.

  1. dale5351

    dale5351 Smoking Fanatic

    Try BJs, Sams, or Costco.  In our area (central Maryland) BJs has whole beef tenderloin in cryovac at $6.99 per pound.  They cut off one inch thick steaks and sell those for about $12 per pound.
     
  2. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member

    Looks Great Squirrel, ya can't get that biscuit at a McD drive thru...

    Better watch out Bear she is a member of the 101st Squirrel Division...LOL[​IMG]
     
  3. squirrel

    squirrel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I've never found it for 6.99 a pound! The cheapest I've ever seen the choice is 9.99 a pound, and the prime is 19.99 a pound. [​IMG]
     
  4. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    Yup, The 101st Squirrel Div. "Screamin' Rodents!"


     
    That Choice PR I posted the other day was $5.99 per pound. My son & I got 7 of them, about 5lbs each. Costco in NJ. His inlaws got them for us.

    Teamwork!
     
     
  5. dale5351

    dale5351 Smoking Fanatic

    I was in Costco today and checked there.  Their cryovac full tenderloin was $9.29.  I did not see a label as to choice or prime.  Probably ungraded.   

    Perhaps that $6.99 in my head came from a sale at the local Safeway a while back.  They had what looked like about 8 inches from the end of a full tenderloin, in cryovac and I'm pretty sure it was $6.99.  I cut them into steaks.  We had a pair of them that night and they were not really all that good.  Tender, but did not have as good a flavor as the porterhouse or sirloins we usually buy.
     
  6. dick foster

    dick foster Smoking Fanatic

    Wow! now that's a low price. LOL
     
  7. hokieduck

    hokieduck Newbie

    Hey Dick.  On that peanut butter bacon thing... I live in Portland OR the home of VooDoo Donuts.  And, yes, there is a peanut butter bacon donut.  Truly.
     
  8. squirrel

    squirrel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

     OMG I saw VooDoo Donuts on either The Best Thing I Ever Ate or Unique Eats, not sure, but I decided I must visit that place before I die. What an awesome place! They had some pretty funky stuff. Love me some funky stuff, like weird Bears. I dunno.