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Thanksgiving Prime Rib

bgaviator

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Well it’s a couple days late due to my work schedule, but I’d say this year’s Thanksgiving meal turned out perfect! There are some slight changes I’d do next time. I think next time I’d trim more fat off the outside. I did trim a little off, but all the butter herb crust was on mostly inedible fat. So it was kind of a bummer I didn’t get to taste that good herb flavor on the outside. I did get one section of the outside with no fat and the herb crust was outstanding. This 5lb prime rib took 3 hours at 250° with some cherry wood. Probably would have gone a little faster but I kept peaking at it. 🤣
Served with some horseradish sauce and red wine demi glace gravy, homemade Mac and cheese with a sourdough bread crouton topping, and crock pot red wine beef stock mushrooms, and my wife’s cranberry/pineapple/apple jello salad !
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Uhhhh, that’s perfect for me. I would belly up for a plate for sure. Excellent Sir. Absolutely.
 

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I'm with edge...looks perfect! And if my belly is bigger than his I can push him over a bit!
Nice job!

Ryan
 

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Looks like you nailed the doneness, I've promoted the lo-n-slo cook method for decades. You are right about trimming close, in fact the higher the grade of beef, the closer you can trim.
 

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Great shots of the outside, I'm on the other side , I know everyone likes there beef like that.
And that's how I cook it for many people but I like mine more medium. But that's me

But if I can could I get your Wife's
wife’s cranberry/pineapple/apple jello salad !

Thanks if you can

David
 

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Awesome looking PR!
The whole meal looks delicious!
Al
 

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YEAP! That looks really good!
Great job!
 

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PR Looks Great BG !!
That whole plate is Beautiful too!!
Like.

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You nailed that one . Fantastic and perfect for my taste . Nice work .
 

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Perfection on a plate, I'd be all over that slab, nice work! RAY
 

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Great shots of the outside, I'm on the other side , I know everyone likes there beef like that.
And that's how I cook it for many people but I like mine more medium. But that's me

But if I can could I get your Wife's


Thanks if you can

David
Cranberry salad



1 large or 2 small boxes of jello. (Either cranberry or dark cherry)



1 1/2 cups of fresh cranberries. (Frozen will do IF fresh is not available)



1 Gala apple



1 granny Smith apples



1 small or no more than 20oz can of crushed pineapple



(Optional) 1 cup of chopped pecans or walnuts

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1 13" x 9" glass baking tray



Food processor



Sauce pan for boiling water

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  1. Boil water as directed on the box. (Remember if you are using 2 small boxes, you will need to add the total amount of water from both boxes)
  2. Take boiling water and pour it into the glass baking pan.
  3. Add jello
  4. Stir until jello is dissolved
  5. Add cold water as listed on the box, if the box requires it.
  6. Using the food processor chop up 1 1/2 cups of cranberries.
  7. Add cranberries to the jello.
  8. Using the food processor chop the 1 gala apple and 1 Granny Smith apple.
  9. Add to the cranberries and jello.
  10. Drain crushed pineapple.
  11. Add to the apples, cranberries and jello.
  12. (Optional) add 1 cup of chopped pecan or walnuts. Add to the mixture.
  13. Spread and mix all ingredients in the glass baking tray.
  14. Place in refrigerator overnight and seve
 

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Cranberry salad



1 large or 2 small boxes of jello. (Either cranberry or dark cherry)



1 1/2 cups of fresh cranberries. (Frozen will do IF fresh is not available)



1 Gala apple



1 granny Smith apples



1 small or no more than 20oz can of crushed pineapple



(Optional) 1 cup of chopped pecans or walnuts

----------------------------------------



1 13" x 9" glass baking tray



Food processor



Sauce pan for boiling water

-----------------------------------------



  1. Boil water as directed on the box. (Remember if you are using 2 small boxes, you will need to add the total amount of water from both boxes)
  2. Take boiling water and pour it into the glass baking pan.
  3. Add jello
  4. Stir until jello is dissolved
  5. Add cold water as listed on the box, if the box requires it.
  6. Using the food processor chop up 1 1/2 cups of cranberries.
  7. Add cranberries to the jello.
  8. Using the food processor chop the 1 gala apple and 1 Granny Smith apple.
  9. Add to the cranberries and jello.
  10. Drain crushed pineapple.
  11. Add to the apples, cranberries and jello.
  12. (Optional) add 1 cup of chopped pecan or walnuts. Add to the mixture.
  13. Spread and mix all ingredients in the glass baking tray.
  14. Place in refrigerator overnight and seve

Thank you , I will be trying this

David
 

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Man that prime rib is done just perfect for my tastes!! I could go for an inch think slab now for supper for sure!! I’ll just set my turkey soup aside until tomorrow lol.
 

bgaviator

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Man that prime rib is done just perfect for my tastes!! I could go for an inch think slab now for supper for sure!! I’ll just set my turkey soup aside until tomorrow lol.
I just wish there wasn’t so much fat you have to cut away! I mean, I know that’s the name of the game with prime rib, but I feel like 1/4 of that slab was pure fat I had to cut off.
 

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