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Grilled Tri-Tip Recipe with Leeks

Grilled Tri-Tip Recipe with Leeks

Tri-tip is an elongated, triangular-shaped roast which is attached to the sirloin and wraps around the top of the leg. Depending on what part of the country you’re in, the butcher may or may not know where to extract this cut. In fact, some may even scoff at the idea...
How to Make Your Own Beef Jerky

How to Make Your Own Beef Jerky

Beef jerky is an addictive form of seasoned, dried meat that serves as a great snack. Once you have the technique down, the opportunities to experiment with different seasonings and varieties are endless. Making your own beef jerky does take some time, but is well...
Braciole Recipe

Braciole Recipe

Braciole (pronounced brah-jole, according to stars of the HBO classic hit show The Sopranos) is a classic Italian dish. Thin-sliced beef stuffed, rolled, tied and braised in a tomato sauce until fork tender, braciole is a warm, comforting dish. The acidity from the...
Beef Cuts Explained

Beef Cuts Explained

As a butcher, my favorite type of meat to work with is beef. In fact, I think it’s fair to say that among all of the different animals, working with whole sides of beef represents a certain point of pride for a butcher. Its pure size and versatility creates an...
Thai Curry Smothered Steak Recipe

Thai Curry Smothered Steak Recipe

Smothered steak is a great way to take a more economical piece of meat, such as top round, and turn it into a delicious steak meal with a flavor-packed sauce. This is technically a braised dish, so the slow simmering of the top round will force this slightly tougher...
Simple Beef Stew Recipe

Simple Beef Stew Recipe

A beef stew is not just a recipe, it’s also a technique. The slow, simmering process yields otherwise tougher cuts of meat into tender, succulent bites. The kitchen becomes filled with the mouth-watering aromas of meat, wine, herbs, and vegetables. We’ll start with a...
Bavette Steak Recipe

Bavette Steak Recipe

Ask any meat lover how to cook a perfect steak, and you are likely to get many different answers. We’ve cooked plenty of amazing steaks over the years, and we’ve found one cut and technique has resulted in a consistent, delicious final product. First, we...