Originally Posted by retired trucker
I have never separated the flat from the point until the whole packer is a done deal. In fact, I have never cooked just a flat. If I can't find a suitable packer to suit me, I just have a ham sammich and try another day. It is like buying an airplane with no engine to me. That puppy just wont fly!
necessity is the mother of invention.
round here it is hard to find a packer but sams sells angus flats. got myself a second place trophy in one of them big timer contests with one.
I'm just sayin, but I agree I'll take a slice off the fatty end every time.