Meat 101 - How to Buy Meat
June 24, 2020
You may not have given much thought to the meat you grill and BBQ. In recent years the meat industry has evolved considerably. Once a simple buying experience with few choices. Sadly, even quality was out of our hands, being left up to the purveyor.
The good and bad news is those days are behind us. Today we're faced with a lot of choices and competition for our meat dollars. There is no reason to settle.
Getting to Know Your Meat Cutter and Counter Person
We'll be doing a series of articles on meat for you, sharing our lessens we learned over our 20 years in barbecue. When at all possible steering you around the many bumps we have encountered along our way
We'll start by sharing the importance of getting to know your meat cutter and the counter person at your local meat market and meat counter, with tips for communicating with them clearly.
Meat Programs Explained
Our goal is to empower you with knowledge. We go beyond the USDA grading program. We drill into the meatpacker's branding and marketing programs that are so popular today. The information and tips we share with you will build confidence in your meat buying skills.
Become a Caring Customer
If you didn't care about what you eat and enjoy cooking, as much as we do, you wouldn't be reading this. By reading our article, you are sharing your interest in meat and food with us. It's a good idea to do the same with the meat cutter and counter person you buy meat from; you want to stand out as a knowledgable and caring customer that has made a choice to buy for them.
Our Tips Will Save You Money
With your new-found knowledge and confidence in hand, you will find yourself comfortable asking questions about a once intimidating subject and purchase. , one we all make, but few understand. Meat. When we were in school, buying meat was not something they taught us. Meats expensive; with our guiding hand, you will soon be making decisions that are best for your situation, recipe, or event. Our tips will save you money. And yes, there are times it will cost you more money too, but those are the times you get to decide if it's money well spent, or not.
Everyone's situation is different; with their own idea of quality and what is value, our tips will help you make the best meat choices for you.
By Bill and Lana
By Bill and Lana
They're accomplished cooks, recipe developers, barbecue world champions, and business owners. They're interested in helping people to cook their own best barbecue and grilled fare. Putting the diverse skill st to work:
- Recipe creation and development.
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