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  • ***Tonight's Dinner Dirty Steak***

    I still cant believe how good this dirty steak is,,, no grill for me...check out my long handled fork,, its too hot in there to stick your hand in and turn it..

    Cheers
    Mark
    Last edited by ThisOldGarageNJ; 08-16-2010, 05:50 PM.

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    Re: ***Tonight's Dinner Dirty Steak***

    Do you have some sort of religious prohibition against tin foil?
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    • #3
      Re: ***Tonight's Dinner Dirty Steak***

      Contrary to its name, dirty steak isn't really dirty at all. Very, very little ash actually adheres to the meet. The extreme high heat and direct contact with the coals sears the meat almost instantly. A very fast cooking method for steaks and by far the best at sealing in the juices. My first attempt resulted in 4 well done ribeyes when I was shooting for med-rare. Still tasty, but a bit embarrassing since we had 2 dinner guests.

      Mark, I would invest in a set of extra long tongs, steak afficionados (not me, see above mistake) will tell you it is a cardinal sin to ever puncture the surface of meat...it lets out the juices, defeating the purpose of the sear.

      RT

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      • #4
        Re: ***Tonight's Dinner Dirty Steak***

        No fair being sensible when I'm trying (unsuccessfully) to be funny!





        Last edited by Archena; 10-18-2009, 05:54 AM.
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        "Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal." -Mike Ditka
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        • #5
          Re: ***Tonight's Dinner Dirty Steak***

          RT,, I agree, (i've Heard that rule) At the time i started necessiity was the mother of invention. A long handled tongs would be great, But its hard to find something that long and still hold pressure to keep the meat in.. Maybe you think like a fireplace log grabber thing...??

          Arch,,,
          I'll wrap some dirty steak in Aluminum foil and send it to you (snicker)

          Cheers
          Mark

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          • #6
            Re: ***Tonight's Dinner Dirty Steak***

            Mark, try pulling your coals towards the entry and using the long BBQ tongs. Works for me......I also have a pair of elbow length welders gloves which are very helpful.

            RT

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            • #7
              Re: ***Tonight's Dinner Dirty Steak***

              Interesting concept this... (never heard of it before though!!)

              Rossco
              / Rossco

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              • #8
                Re: ***Tonight's Dinner Dirty Steak***

                Interesting concept this... (never heard of it before though!!)
                Rossco,,, you gotta try it... BEST EVER

                try pulling your coals towards the entry
                I do that RT, Your right about the welders gloves, I have them, just didnt think of using them..

                Cheers
                Mark

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                • #9
                  Re: ***Tonight's Dinner Dirty Steak***

                  Originally posted by ThisOldGarageNJ View Post
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                  Arch,,,
                  I'll wrap some dirty steak in Aluminum foil and send it to you (snicker)

                  Cheers
                  Mark
                  You would, too.

                  "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose." - Jim Elliot

                  "Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal." -Mike Ditka
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                  • #10
                    Re: ***Tonight's Dinner Dirty Steak***

                    That's a darn good looking piece of meat. I do agree with the others...keep a pair of thongs around...i mean tongs
                    definitely an interesting way of cooking...i'll have to give it try.
                    Great pizza, a cold beer,a great cigar and great friends...my idea of a great time

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                    • #11
                      Re: ***Tonight's Dinner Dirty Steak***

                      I've been saying for ages that I'm going to try this...
                      I just drooled a little bit looking at those pics..
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                      • #12
                        Re: ***Tonight's Dinner Dirty Steak***

                        i was very reluctant to try this the first time, and when I have company they want to know if im kidding,, I would never put another steak on the grill again.. I use london broil which is one of the cheaper cuts, but it always comes out tender and delicious.. Just make sure whatever steak you put on that it is evenly thick,, if its fatter on one end it doesnt cook evenly,, just season/rub whatever you would normally do...

                        I also sprinkle coffee grounds (unused) on vanilla Ice cream... they usually think im nuts for that too,, Until they try it....

                        Cheers
                        Mark

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                        • #13
                          Re: ***Tonight's Dinner Dirty Steak***

                          I only ever use salt & fresh black pepper on steak.

                          The coffee grounds sounds interesting as well -
                          I love chocolate coated coffee beans, so I'll have to give that a go as well!!!
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                          • #14
                            Re: ***Tonight's Dinner Dirty Steak***

                            I just caught up with this thread. This is just excellent -- but be careful with hair on the back of your hand! :-)
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                            • #15
                              Re: ***Tonight's Dinner Dirty Steak***

                              but be careful with hair on the back of your hand! :-)
                              If there was any left I would be :-)

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