More sandwich experiments. Today we shared a Corned Beef & Sauerkraut sandwich and a Ham, Tomato & Watercress Sandwich. The corned beef and sauerkraut was a little salty but the ham, tomato and mayonnaise was pretty good.
- Two slices of bread are 39c
- Mayonnaise dressing is $2.29 or 12c per serve
- A tomato is 60c or 30c per serve
- The turkey breast was $8.99 and we used about 1/6 or 75c per serve
- Add 15c for the mustard aioli and watercress
- The corned beef top round – a.k.a. silverside – was $8.03 but we used only 1/8 or 50c per serve
- The Trader Joe’s sauerkraut is $3.99 and we used less than 1/8th of the jar, or 25c per serve.
Lunch today had nice variety, but the ham and tomato was definitely our favorite for $2.56 per serve.
Prather Ranch offered a special purchase on bone in rib eye from another supplier, so we added two to our monthly meat box. Beautifully marbled with fat dictated a medium rare – rather than blué as we’d normally prepare rib eye – so that the fat softened and melted into the meat.
We paired it with steamed broccolini and crash hot potatoes seasoned with fresh rosemary from our garden.
- The special buy price dropped the cost of the 1 lb bone in rib eye to $25.47, or $12.74 per serve
- We served all the $2.69 broccolini, or $1.35 per serve
- Potatoes add 30c per serve.
Dinner tonight was every bit the equal of a $50.00 steakhouse meal. The meat was very ‘beefy’ tasting, which could be a little strong for some, but we found it very satisfying. The broccolini and crash hot potatoes added good texture and flavor variation for a total of $14.39 per serve.