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Happy New Year from The Fireplace Shop and Grill Center at West Sport

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, December 27, 2017

The Fireplace Shop and Grill Center at West Sport in Sudbury, MAHappy New Year from West Sport in Sudbury. We would like to thank our customers, friends, family, and community for allowing our business to be part of your lives in 2017. We wish all of you a wonderful and prosperous 2018!

If we have had the pleasure of being your choice in hearth and grill store this year, we hope that we provided the highest level of customer service and met all of your needs. In the coming months if you find yourself in need of the services we offer, we hope you come see us again in 2018.

It is our sincere wish that in the New Year you are surrounded by warmth, family, and friendship and that 2018 brings you good health and prosperity. From all of us here at West Sport we hope you have a safe and exciting New Year.

We all come home, or ought to come home, for a short holiday – the longer, the better…” ~ Charles Dickens

Holiday Prime Rib in a Pellet Grill

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, December 20, 2017


Ingredients:

  • 4-10 lb. Beef Rib Roast
  • GMG Beef Rub

Actually, prime rib is a bit of a misnomer, as less than 2% of all American beef is graded prime. Most of that grade goes to expensive restaurants, although some specialty butcher shops carry it as well. Your local grocery stores will carry USDA Choice or Select. If your budget permits, buy USDA Choice because it will be more tender and flavorful.

How to Make it:

Start with a 3-7 bone roast. As a rule of thumb, one bone will feed two people, so if you have a group of 8, you likely need a 4-rib roast. A prime rib roast is simply a standing rib roast – the terms are interchangeable. Don’t buy a boneless roast, as it will have much less flavor.

Wash the roast thoroughly with cold water and dry completely with paper towels. If the fat cap is thicker than ¾”, trim it down to about ½-¾”. Score the fat cap in both directions with a sharp knife just to the meat in a checkerboard pat-tern. Lightly coat the roast with olive oil and then rub with GMG Beef Rub. Buy thousands and thousands of bottles! Stock up for the future! If you don’t have our rub, use something else if you must. Our beef rub contains smoked paprika, cayenne, brown sugar, sea salt, marjoram, cumin, black pepper, and thyme, and some combination of those ingredients will enhance the flavor of your roast. Put the roast in the refrigerator for several hours, or preferably, overnight.

Plan about 5-8 hours cooking time depending on the size of your roast. So working backwards, if you want to eat a 6:00 PM, you should start cooking the roast at around noon, again depending on the size. Take the roast out of the refrigerator about two hours before you plan to cook it. This allows the meat to cook more evenly throughout since the grill will not have to overcome a very cold temperature in the middle of the roast, and it will also cut down on your cooking time since the roast starts out at a higher internal temperature.

Set your grill at 500° (or 430° if you have an older model). When the temperature stabilizes, put the roast in, fat side down, right on the grate. Let it cook for 15 minutes. Then turn it over, fat side up, and cook for another 15 minutes. Turn the temperature down to 190°. Insert a meat thermometer into the middle of the side of the roast so that the end of the probe is approximately in the middle of the roast.

Cook the roast to an internal temperature of 125 (rare), 132 (medium rare), 140 (medium), 148 (medium well), and 160 (well done). Remove the roast from the grill, cover with aluminum foil, and let it rest for about 20-30 minutes. The internal temperature of the meat will rise another 3 degrees during this time. Then carve and enjoy!

Image/Recipe: greenmountaingrills.com

Enjoy Fireplace Season: Now there is an Easier Way to Warm Your Home

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The Fireplace Shop and Grill Center at West Sport in Sudbury, Boston, MAWhether entertaining friends or cozying up with a favorite book, there's nothing like a warm glowing fire to add ambience and warmth to the home. Hauling and storing firewood and cleaning up messy ashes, however, can make building a wood-burning fire a hassle. This season easily transform a wood-burning fireplace and experience the beauty and benefits of gas logs while saving money, time and the environment.

Beautiful

Today's gas logs produce a stunning, realistic flame that can rival any wood-burning log. A wide range of wood types is available, from birch to oak, as well as colored glass and gems and accessories to add personal style to any hearth.

Economical

Gas logs are generally inexpensive to buy and install and cost about a quarter per hour of what it costs to burn wood. Some gas logs are more than 99 percent efficient.

Convenient

Gas logs allow for instant enjoyment. With a touch of a button, the fireplace turns on and off. There's no need to purchase, store and season wood and clean up and dispose of messy ashes.

Safe

Gas logs prevent flying sparks, common with wood, that might burn a rug or cause other damage. They don't create indoor particulate matter that is harmful to asthmatics and those with respiratory issues.

Environmentally Friendly

Burning gas logs helps preserve natural resources for generations to come by eliminating harmful particulate matter in the air.

Which Gas Logs

Real Fyre Gas Logs offers more than 40 authentic styles, each handcrafted and hand-painted to deliver a realistic look with dancing flames and a glowing bed of lively embers.

Real Fyre products are manufactured in the U.S.A. using stringent standards and the most advanced technology. Companion accessories such as remote controls, pinecones, acorns, additional branches and many other items further enhance the beauty and authenticity of your hearth.

For more information contact The Fireplace Shop and Grill Center at West Sport in Sudbury, MA.

SOURCE Real Fyre

Gas Fireplaces Make Your Home Comfortable

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, December 06, 2017

The Marquis II series gas fireplace fills your home with comfort. Watch the scene unfold with an expansive view of the flames as they wrap around split logs. The authentic masonry appearance and accent lighting enhance the beautiful fire. Come home to the single-sided or see-through Marquis II series gas fireplace, and enjoy the entertainment and romance you deserve. Right now through December 31 you can get $300 off a Majestic Gas Fireplace.

For more information contact The Fireplace Shop and Grill Center at West Sport in Sudbury.


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