ITT: I inspire you to save $ with homemade Lunch Meat

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  1. synch22

    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    As was discussed in the Boars head thread, there are alternatives to the $9-$12 lb lunch meat in the stores. I discussed the Pastrami, Roast Beef and cheaper Turkey Breast that can be had with the first 2 you have to cook. The key is a slicer.

    Here is the 2nd half of the 8-9lb top round that lasted a week in the fridge sealed. We ate the first 4 lbs last week. Simply season the raw round and throw in the oven, or my case the big green egg @ 300 degrees until internal temp hit 120 or so. Let cool and slice when cold. Have some au jus on the side so you can dip some cold sliced roast beef before putting it on the sandwich. The sandwhich below I call my Beef on Wet.... (copied some tv show). But french dips and even cold roast beef sandwhich can be had @ $2.99 lb.

    Here to inspire during these tough economic times. Let me know if you have any questions.

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    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    Nice kitchen, synch. :lo5:
     
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    Neesie Princess Parliaments VIP

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    Yeah, because during these tough economic times EVERYONE can afford a Big Green Egg and a meat slicer... :rolleye:
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    Cosmo Kramer had this idea years ago
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    He has the big kitchenaid, too. :grad:
     
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    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks I started a thread when I did the remodel but never finished it. I didn't want to bump it and "boast". But its all IKEA and took me and my pops 2.5 months to gut, redo, knock out wall etc. Much of the wait is on the subs, granite being the main hold up.
    Here is a before
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    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    Standard oven and $100 slicer can be used.
     
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    computer blue Well-Known Member

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    a $700 green egg. $400 kicthenaid mixer, a meat slicer and you're pinching pennies on deli meat?
     
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    And granite countertops. :c
     
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    In lieu of slicer. :facepalm:
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    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    Do you guys think Zhukov started his "post your hairy legs" thread to show his leg off or his travertine tile off? :jj:
     
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    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    Why not? I also downgrade my cable to limited basic when football season is over.

    I apologize for the few nice items. I pick my spots on quality, in other areas I am cheap my motto if it will get used and last then I'll spend a bit more.
     
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    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    May kill the thread, was not my intention.
     
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    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

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    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    Works just as good I've been told. I also like to do jerky, slice bread, cheese and meat. The $ savings have covered the cost of the slicer in the yr I've had it.
     
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    Nice :yes:
     
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    HeinousMark Creepy-Ass Cracka VIP

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    Shit, all these years I've been using a knife instead of an $800 slicer :facepalm:
     
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    THANK YOU :coffee:

    "Homemade" lunchmeat is something that people with too much time/money on their hands think about.

    I can see doing that for better quality/flavor, but as a general rule, people that need to find ways to pinch pennies are too busy working the three jobs they have to support their families to be roasting and slicing their lunch...
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    looks fucking great, man, and so does that sammich. :lo5:
     
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    Neesie Princess Parliaments VIP

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    It's really kinda obvious to anyone who actually thinks about it for three seconds...