What you need to know:
Cut from the front end of the longissimus dorsi, the rib eye steak is a highly marbled and decidedly rich piece of meat.
Rib eye's are available all year long.
What to look for:
Select steaks that are red or purplish in hue and refrigerate within an hour of purchasing.
How to store it:
Rib eye steaks should keep in the fridge for 2-3 days or in the freezer, tightly wrapped, for six months.
Why you should try it:
Grass-fed beef is superior in flavor and nutrition. In fact, a grass-fed rib eye steak is packed with more vitamin B12, zinc, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, iron, selenium and Vitamin E than its corn-fed counterpart.