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Unread 02-16-2013, 09:12 PM   #1
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Default A Pellethead Does Steaks

Parsley Lady came home with a couple of bone-in ribeyes after work today so I did what any guy would do. I cooked them

Salting steaks was mentioned in another thread a few days ago. I have been doing this with grocery store steaks ever since I read an article on the Steamy Kitchen blog in 2007. I normally let them sit with the salt on them for an hour, but I didn't have that much time tonight they salt for 45 minutes.

In the mean time I put my Grillgrates on the Memphis Pro pellet grill and got it heating up with BBQers Delight apple and cherry pellets. Once it got up to 550 degrees I rinsed the steaks and dried them thoroughly. I gave them a light coat of olive oil and a moderate coat of freshly cracked black pepper and put them on the Grillgrates for 2 minutes then rotated 90 degrees for 2 minutes more. Then I flipped them and they went 2 minutes rotated 90 and then 2 minutes more. I brought them inside and rested for 5 minutes under a tent of foil.

We ate them with smashed taters and a salad with butter lettuce, spinach, heirloom tomatoes, cukes and green bell peppers.

The steaks came out great with nice grill marks and a light smokey flavor.



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Those really do look good. Thanks for the salt tutorial.
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That looks great Ron! Can't say I've ever done a steak on my MAK but I just may.
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Looks great !
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Nice looking steaks, Ron.
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I do the same thing to my steaks. I read that same article a while back. Those steaks looks great!

I love my grill grates. Got them with my Yoder. Even if I'm cooking on my gas grill I use the grill grates. They are great!
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Brilliant Ron!
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i'm gonna have to try the salting technique. nice cook!!!
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Looking tasty

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Lookin' good Ronelle.
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Quote:
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Lookin' good Ronelle.

Thank you!

Now what do you think about my steak?
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Ron They look perfect I have done the salt technique in the past Will have to do again
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Did someone say steak? :D. Looks great Ron! I have a set of Grill Grates for my MAK that I need to test drive...soon!

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