USDA Prime Ribeye Steak at Costco for $16.99/lb

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  1. yhelothar

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    Hard to tell from the photo, but would you say that these packs are roughly alternator-sized? This is a good deal as even here in Texas we usually pay about $20/lb for choice ribeye.
     
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    are you in dallas that you don't have HEB nearby?
     
  4. owdi

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    That is the normal price for prime grade ribeye or strip steak at costco. I buy when its 14.99/lb. Their prime sirloin for 6.99/lb is a decent every-day steak.
     
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    Wtf. This is like their normal price for the past couple years. When Costco first started carrying USDA Prime steaks, they sometimes sold it for low as $7/lb for Prime ribeye. Now that was a deal.

    Costco online prices are higher because of shipping costs are included.
     
  6. brainhulk

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    i saw 1 prime ribeye steak at costco last week and it was ~$70-$78 i think. I didn't check how many oz it weighed, but it was just 1 steak
     
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    I guess I'm on a different budget than you all. In this economy , I feel like I'm really splurging paying $4.99 lb. at my local Stater Bros. for Rib roast. I'm sure the cuts I get are nowhere near prime grade, but as an ex-meatcutter, I can't justify paying more than $5 lb. for red meat in my family meals.Maybe if I hit the lottery..... In the cut in the link; they are charging $23.99 a pound for bone as well.
     
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    im with ya. im sure $20/lb is a good price for this stuff, but i feel terrible when i have to pay over $3 a pound for ground beef! someday i do want to do a full cookout with prime meats though, just go all out for a change.
     
  9. mikeford

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    I'm cheap AND lazy, so its LoneStar and the $12.99 3 course dinner.

    Good ground beef is $4 to $5 a lb at our Stater Bros, but a consequence of living in SoCal is that almost nobody sells aged beef due to the preference in Mexico of fresh cut aged at your house.
     
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    you can find aged stuff you just gotta pay.
     
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    This. Takes a little bit of searching, but it's usually worth it for those who want it.
     
  12. philipma1957

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    always wondered the how of aging beef. I like a steak now and then but slow cooked baby back ribs are my first choice for a meat.

    Right now I have 2 racks of baby back ribs slow cooking in my sauce pot at 170f. Takes me about 18 hours to make them.
     
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    Get a smoker. It only takes about 5 hours and is much better.