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Butcher Blog, How to cut meat, Learn from a butcher -

            Since I was a young kid working in the shop, learning about the highest quality, most flavorful cuts of beef from my dad and grandpa, I’ve always been passionate about food. It’s always been such an important part of my life, not just from the family business but from my natural partiality toward delicious meals with the people I love. It should come as no surprise then, that I love sharing recipes, knowledge, and ideas with anyone and everyone who’s willing to listen. This newsletter has been essential in giving me an opportunity to communicate, and possibly educate, many...

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butcher blog, dinner ideas, fresh seafood, seafood recipe ideas, wild caught seafood -

It was not long after this particular moment, when Luciano had been pacified and Antonio was digging in to his wild-caught filet of sole (seasoned with a tomato garlic spread and topped with crumbled up graham crackers because I’m the best dad in the world), that I realized I myself had not yet eaten. Such is life, eh?

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Difference Pork Chops, Pork Porterhouse, Pork Rib Chop -

      Pork Porterhouses consist of both the pork tenderloin and pork strip steak. Very tender but also lean. come from the hind of the pig. Located on the center cut pork loin next to leg. When filet part is bigger, strip has a larger seam to cut out before ready to sell. When filet part is smaller, strip is more marbled. Chicago Style Rib Chops are the bone in ribeye of pork. Cowboy cut rib steaks are beef equivalent. Highly marbled with robust flavor. Located on the front side of the pork loin next to shoulder. Closer to...

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beef ribs, pork ribs, what are beef ribs, what ribs to buy -

The story: Ribs aren't just for bbq'ing. They can also make your spaghetti sauce (or Sunday Gravy) more flavorful, be your favorite fall off the bone meat out of the smoker, finished with asian soy sauce in the skillet, or even pulled apart with your favorite beer in your slow cooker. Of course... they do make great BBQ! Here's a little more info on the the different cut of ribs from a butcher's perspective. Remember: Get the membrane off if you want fall off the bone ribs, and for an extra crunch, leave it on. Enjoy the recipes and don't...

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fall cooking, fall recipes, new fall recipes -

The mornings are getting colder, football has arrived and I can't stop thinking about my favorite fall foods. From ham sliced right off the bone to pulled chicken sliders, I'm basically in food heaven. We've added to our ever expanding Deli and Catering Section of the store with new Pepperoni Rolls, Italian Deli Rolls, Smoked Ham and Potato Soup to our classics like Uncle Joe's Wedding Soup, Double Cheesy Lasagne, Stuffed Shells and our Sausage, Peppers and Onions. Of course, that doesn't mean I'm stopping giving out some of my favorite family recipes. Here are some roasts to keep in...

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