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    Peeled tri-tip

    What's the price some of you are paying for USDA Prime Tri- Tip?

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    Costco $5.99 lb
    WinCo $3.99 lb un-trimmed

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    Bucks County Pa.................$11.65/pound!

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    Prime Tri Tip? I've never seen it. Wegman's carries Choice locally for $10.99/lb. Crazy expensive, but it is certified Angus and I will say it has wonderful marbling and flavor. Trader Joe's is about half that price, but I've always felt what I got there was tough and chewy.
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    Tri tip is rarely available in much of the country, be it Select, Choice, or Prime.
    I can get Choice for $5/lb not on sale, $4/lb on sale.
    I've cooked all three grades and honestly can't tell much, if any, difference between the three.
    Grilled a Choice one yesterday, and marbling was as much as I've seen on some Primes.
    Cooking a steak to well done is like killing the bovine twice.

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    We get choice tri tip at Earth fare for $6.99 a pound usually. Unfortunately, it's trimmed. But it's SOOOOO much better than what we used to get at TJs!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil Perrin View Post
    We get choice tri tip at Earth fare for $6.99 a pound usually. Unfortunately, it's trimmed. But it's SOOOOO much better than what we used to get at TJs!
    Peeled/trimmed is good in my book since the fat adds nothing, unless one eats it too.
    Plus the actual meat part can be seasoned and seared on all sides.
    Cooking a steak to well done is like killing the bovine twice.

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