should i cook my rib eye on this? - Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum
 
Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum  

Go Back   Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum > Miscellaneous > General Chit-Chat
Notices

Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-05-2012, 05:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
SHOOT TO THRILL!
 
300sniper's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Member # 26382
Location: Greenwood, Ca
Posts: 7,585
should i cook my rib eye on this?

i know there's a cooking forum but this felt a bit more chit-chatty.

this is one of those things i saw and mentioned to my girlfriend that i wanted for novelty purposes. i didn't think i'd ever use it. well she gave it to me for christmas.

so i have a nice looking rib eye i need to cook up tonight. the grill is pretty close to the coals so i'm thinking it will get pretty hot.

my other thinking is to get a nice coal bed in the webber and set this cast iron grill directly on the coals and cook the steak on it. it should be insanely hot and a bit more sheltered.

or should i put this thing back in the cabinet and just grill a steak like everyone else?

300sniper is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 05:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
Hophead
 
Joe_W's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Member # 4829
Location: Leander, Tx
Posts: 5,833
Send a message via AIM to Joe_W
hell yea, give it a shot, you'll probably end up with a nice medium rare steak
__________________
Sure, there are 49 other states in the Union, but they are smaller, wussier, and the people talk funny.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Muddin
The vagina doubles as a neat little fanny pack.
Joe_W is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 05:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
Rock God
 
mjs408's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Member # 6764
Location: M.C. IA
Posts: 1,206
Lodge Hibachi should do an awesome job of grilling steak. Get that thing ripping hot Nice sear and bloody middle.
mjs408 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 05:46 PM   #4 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Schly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Member # 2741
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Posts: 1,134
I had a little Hibachi that used to make kick ass burgers. There's no reason I wouldn't throw a nice ribeye on that.
Schly is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 05:58 PM   #5 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Member # 51775
Location: Spring, TX
Posts: 118
Those are great for steaks.
wireman is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 06:41 PM   #6 (permalink)
SHOOT TO THRILL!
 
300sniper's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Member # 26382
Location: Greenwood, Ca
Posts: 7,585
alright, we're gonna give it a try. i didn't think about cooking my potato with fire so it's in the oven now. i have the coals in a chimney starter now.
300sniper is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 06:48 PM   #7 (permalink)
G_P
Registered User
 
G_P's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Member # 139985
Location: Central CT (East Bumfuck)
Posts: 334
Quote:
Originally Posted by mjs408 View Post
Get that thing ripping hot Nice sear and bloody middle.
__________________
Sex is funny. Actually it's hilarious. Somewhere along the line, someone is going to fall off of a bed, hit their head on a lighting fixture, accidentally kick a midget or trip over a goat.:flipoff2:
G_P is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 07:09 PM   #8 (permalink)
Eager Beaver
 
jeeptj19992001's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Member # 59610
Location: CNY Central New Yuck
Posts: 247
have one of those, they rock
jeeptj19992001 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 07:22 PM   #9 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Member # 38420
Posts: 190
Don't have one but would say yes. The cast iron grill should retain a lot of heat once the steak hits it, and the close proximity to the coals should work too.

If you want to try something different, do a beer-cooler sous-vide treatment on the steak first; basically seal it in a water-tight bag (vacuum sealed preferred) and let it come up to the temp you like it done to in a water bath. You can put a big pot of water on the stove and monitor the temp to keep it around 130-135 for medium rare, then grill it fast and hot- like maybe one minute per side. The meat is already done; the grilling just adds flavor and makes it look more appealing. Actually, this method works better with a heavy cast iron pan than a grill but that hibachi has enough mass to make it worth trying.

Well, maybe not with a rib-eye, but you get the idea.

Last edited by tortuga; 03-05-2012 at 07:23 PM.
tortuga is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 07:25 PM   #10 (permalink)
Zeus of the Sluice
 
Richard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2000
Member # 233
Location: Marion and Polk County , Oregon
Posts: 3,611
Blog Entries: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by 300sniper View Post
where can i get one of those , I need one for my collection
__________________
The Weather Is Here , Wish You Were Beautiful
Richard is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 07:27 PM   #11 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Member # 64421
Location: Dodging tornados
Posts: 8,683
If only there were a convenient and effective way to search the internet for a hibachi made by the Lodge company...
TheRedHorseman is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 07:29 PM   #12 (permalink)
SHOOT TO THRILL!
 
300sniper's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Member # 26382
Location: Greenwood, Ca
Posts: 7,585
Quote:
Originally Posted by Richard View Post
where can i get one of those , I need one for my collection


i'd look on amazon if you don't see it local. i'm getting the large lodge griddle from there about $30 cheaper than anywhere around here tax free and no shipping. i think the going price is around $100 at most places like sportsman's warehouse. last year sam's club had these hibachis and they were cheap. i want to say they were around $60. just before winter they were down to $49 at sam's club but my girlfriend talked me out of it. i found out why on christmas
300sniper is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 08:25 PM   #13 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Member # 83729
Location: Here and there
Posts: 362
DO NOT DO IT.

These things suck. Ship it to me and I'll recycle it properly
famp is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 08:26 PM   #14 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Member # 83729
Location: Here and there
Posts: 362
Quote:
Originally Posted by Richard View Post
where can i get one of those , I need one for my collection
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...SIN=B00022OK2A

and here
http://www.squidoo.com/Hibachi-Grill...gn=framebuster
famp is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 08:41 PM   #15 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Member # 64421
Location: Dodging tornados
Posts: 8,683
Now I want to make a toilet hibachi
TheRedHorseman is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 09:04 PM   #16 (permalink)
SHOOT TO THRILL!
 
300sniper's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Member # 26382
Location: Greenwood, Ca
Posts: 7,585
worked pretty good.

my safeway usually has some pretty good meat. this wasn't bad by any means but it had less marbling and a smaller cap than i prefer.



grill heating up while the meat was coming to room temp.



steak on.



steak flipped.



steak cooked.



cooked about right.



i i'm pretty sure the greatest thing ever invented is the cap portion of a rib roast/rib eye steak. as tender as any filet and FAR more flavor. this one was a bit on the weak side but still pretty damn scrumptious.

300sniper is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 09:12 PM   #17 (permalink)
Who?????
 
Gutter Runner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Member # 64846
Location: Hastings, MN
Posts: 1,410
Looks good!
__________________
My Chevy Build......Going Commando

Try my soup!

Quote:
Originally Posted by caffiend View Post
"Damn you Gutter Runner and your meddling tasty potato soup."
Gutter Runner is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 09:24 PM   #18 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Member # 72494
Location: Lick my Sac
Posts: 6,352
Quote:
Originally Posted by 300sniper View Post
my safeway usually has some pretty good meat. this wasn't bad by any means but it had less marbling and a smaller cap than i prefer.
Cordi Brothers has great steaks. I've seen better quality meats there than dedicated butchers.
__________________
[QUOTE=southernfriedcj8;10602442]Are you hittin' on me?[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=BeefCakeScout;10563632]I was, but if you won't kiss me after I blow you then i'll find someone else:flipoff2:[/QUOTE]

[IMG]http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/sigs/sigimage.php?u=317103[/IMG]
77bawls is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 09:26 PM   #19 (permalink)
Baconologist
 
smurfblue40's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Member # 32029
Location: Sloughhouse, Ca
Posts: 1,795
I've been itching to get a good Hibachi, I may have to add one of those to the "cooking with fire" collection
__________________
Rick
'72 FJ40 -Lightly modified
'91 FJ80 -Work in progress
TLCA #14103
smurfblue40 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 09:37 PM   #20 (permalink)
Registered User
 
red racer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Member # 156386
Location: az.
Posts: 234
Exclamation

SHIT!!!!Now i'm hungry
__________________
" In order for an Irishman to find his equal...yes he must talk to the almighty" Braveheart
red racer is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 09:55 PM   #21 (permalink)
Pura Vida
 
ChaseYJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Member # 42720
Location: Calgary AB
Posts: 5,606
Blog Entries: 1
Bastard now I'm craving a steak!

Going to have to stop and pick some up n my way home from work tomorrow.
__________________
...

THE MEEK SHALL INHERIT NOTHING

.......
www.normalguysnetwork.com
ChaseYJ is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-05-2012, 10:13 PM   #22 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Member # 29527
Location: WA
Posts: 2,259
Quote:
Originally Posted by 300sniper View Post
i i'm pretty sure the greatest thing ever invented is the cap portion of a rib roast/rib eye steak. as tender as any filet and FAR more flavor. this one was a bit on the weak side but still pretty damn scrumptious.
You are totally right. I always save that end for last. The little booby at the other end is pretty good, too, and a great place to start. Oh man I love me some rib eyes
__________________
[QUOTE=JK3078;17652386]To fucking ignorant[/QUOTE]:rasta:
CrustyJeep is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-06-2012, 02:09 AM   #23 (permalink)
VEX
Registered Broke
 
VEX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Member # 46417
Location: Sac. Kaleeforniia
Posts: 203
Looks like that little grill did ya right.

So now that we're doin steak pron, it's awn,...lol

Gonna have to hit up Manni and Sal for the 24 oz porterhouse,.. and show pics...

Fawker,.. makin me drool here.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roxywheels View Post
Fuck you....shaddup
Quote:
Originally Posted by Muddin View Post
Hey newb. Welcome to PBB. Now STFU.
Credo Quia Absurdum LSD#3
VEX is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-06-2012, 06:31 AM   #24 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Member # 8274
Posts: 208
Quote:
Originally Posted by 300sniper View Post
worked pretty good.

my safeway usually has some pretty good meat. this wasn't bad by any means but it had less marbling and a smaller cap than i prefer.
Ever think of eating vegetables? Or is it normal for you guys to just eat a brown steak, and a brown potato, off of a brown plate?
Inferno is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-06-2012, 06:45 AM   #25 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Member # 50680
Location: Corpus Christi, TX
Posts: 218
Quote:
Originally Posted by Inferno View Post
Ever think of eating vegetables? Or is it normal for you guys to just eat a brown steak, and a brown potato, off of a brown plate?
Goes in brown, comes out brown...why complicate things?
__________________
[QUOTE=4in100]New poll out says that 3 out of 4 people make up 75% of the population[/QUOTE]
MunkeyTX is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

** A VERIFICATION EMAIL IS SENT TO THIS ADDRESS TO COMPLETE REGISTRATION!! **

Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may 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 On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:03 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.