...ipe says it serves 8 generously. Should if be 5 lbs net weight? If this is part of a large meal with soup first then a fish course and 3 different vegetables, do you think the size will work for 12 people? I was thinking just a bit on plate with suffice with all other things. Also, five different cookbooks list anywhere from 125 to 135 for medium rare. It is very confusing.