A Great Place to Start
COOKING STEAK? STEP 1: CHOOSE WISELY.
You want to make a great steak at home, but you’re just not sure how to navigate the beef cooler at the grocery store. Maybe it’s a little intimidating. You eye the gorgeous steaks in the butcher counter, but when the young fellow on the other side of the counter asks how he can help you, you freeze. We’ve been there. Now we’re here to help.
Fortunately for you, we’ve gathered all of our wisdom about choosing a steak and put it on this page. Scroll down to find articles that help you learn and choose the best cuts, grades, and retailers of steaks.
Take as much time as you need, and please comment on the articles when you’ve tried these steaks out to let us know your favorite cut!
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