Frozen vs. Fresh Rib-eye Steak

In honour of my co-blogger finishing her dissertation we’re doing science to delicious steaks.

Initial observation:
Grocery stores sell both frozen and fresh versions of some cuts of meat with the frozen versions often being much cheaper than the same cuts fresh.  For this study we will focus on rib-eye steaks.

Is there a difference between fresh and frozen meat?

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A note on pie plates

I have always assumed that pie plate labeling was relatively straight forward, with only one dimension (the diameter) generally being given on the label. The main exception is if the plate/pan is of the deep-dish variety, in which case the depth is often given as well. However, standing in the dreaded Walmart, trying to find a pair of pie pans for the Pi-day pie crust experiment, I noticed something a bit peculiar; pie vessels that claimed to be the same size, did not appear to be the same size.

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