Porterhouse steak

by Joost Nusselder | Last Updated:  June 3, 2022

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What is a Porterhouse Steak?

Porterhouse cut come from the short loin that toward the back of cattle. Porterhouse contains the shape bone running down the middle that separates a beefy, tender New York Strip from a supple, buttery tenderloin giving you two great steaks in one package so that the big one

What is porterhouse steak

Porterhouse vs T bone : The Real Difference Between Porterhouse and T bone

Essentially, the real gap between these two is the size of the fillet. in other words of the well technically t-bone must have a tenderloin section at least a half an inch across while porterhouse must have a tenderloin section at least an inch and a half across it’s the porterhouse is a larger tenderloin section that makes it the pricier of the two.

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What Beef Grade You Should Choose?

beef-grade

When it comes to grill steak, you will talk about the meat that tenderness, juiciness, and flavor exactly you don’t miss to choose the best one. I’m not a master of butcher then I will leave this to USDA Grading if you want more info.

Prime Grade – Highest in quality produce from well-fed cattle. If you would love the quality and budget is not a problem, go ahead with this one. This beef used by a fancy hotel or restaurant use for their meat dish.

Choice Grade – high quality it widely uses in the food industry or retail market. The difference between choice and prime is fat content in beef prime higher marbling than choice.

Select Grade – lower grade than two above lack of juiciness and tender than another cause it has less marbling

However, which beef grade do you choose. I know you will choose the best one is suit to you. If I decide I will go for the Choice grade it closely to the highest quality but lower your budget why not

Joost Nusselder, the founder of Lakeside Smokers is a content marketer, dad and loves trying out new food with BBQ Smoking (& Japanese food!) at the heart of his passion, and together with his team he's been creating in-depth blog articles since 2016 to help loyal readers with recipes and cooking tips.