Though bacon is no doubt the star of the show at the American breakfast table, there’s a whole world of breakfast meats to explore. From Italian pancetta to thin-cut steaks, Canadian bacon, sausages, and more, meat eaters are spoiled for variety in their breakfast meats.[Read more…] about 10+ Fun Facts About Breakfast Meats
All About The World of Meats
Learn about how meat has been a staple in human diets for centuries, and is one of the most popular foods in the world. From steaks to bacon, ham to lamb chops-meat is everywhere! Let's explore its history, production, popularity and what it means for our future.
Are you wowed by wagyu? Thankful for tri-tip? Pumped for prime rib?
Whether you’re already an aficionado of cattle cuts or a filet mignon novice, you’ve come to the right place to learn new and interesting facts about beef.[Read more…] about 10+ Memorable Facts About Beef
The meat of the domestic goat, Capra aegagrus hircus, is a mainstay of food cultures in Mexico, the Caribbean, Africa, and South Asia. But do you know why it has never been widely adopted in the United States? This and many more facts about goat meat await you in the article that follows![Read more…] about 10+ Fascinating Facts About Goat Meat
The Angus may have come from abroad, but thanks to its easy temperament, hardy nature, and tender meat, it’s become the breed of choice in the American beef cattle industry.
A black Angus bull is nearly as iconic as a Texas Longhorn. But how much do you know about this incredibly popular breed of cow?[Read more…] about 10+ Interesting Facts About Angus Cattle
What’s in a name? Well, in the case of elk, quite a bit — because depending on whether you’re from Europe or North America, the term “elk” can refer to one of two species from the deer family.
In today’s article, we’ll be discussing the North American elk: Larger than a common deer, but smaller than a moose.[Read more…] about Elk Meat: Tasting, Cooking, and Buying
Emblematic of westward expansion and the promising beginnings of American frontiersmen, bison has long been a staple of diets in North America.
Though sometimes referred to as a buffalo meat, the North American bison from which we get meat today has only a subtle genetic connection to the true buffalo.[Read more…] about Bison Meat: Tasting, Cooking, and Buying
What’s in a name? In the case of Bavette steak, quite a bit. French butchers will refer to flank steak as “bavette” steak because of its literal translation: Bib, the part of the cow that bavette steak is cut from. But that’s far from being the whole picture of bavette steak.[Read more…] about What Is a Bavette Steak & How Is It Cooked?
Though better known for its eggs than its meat, quail has been featured in cuisines from around the world for centuries.
Today, we’ll be taking a deep dive into everything the first time quail eater needs to know — from what the meat tastes like, to simple recipes for preparing flawless quail every time, as well as where to source the best quality quail meat available today.[Read more…] about Quail Meat: Tasting, Cooking, and Buying
Worldwide, goat meat carries a mixed reputation: Considered a delicacy in some cuisines, it’s often considered an exotic meat in American cooking. But with a long history of inclusion as a staple in South Asian and Mexican gastronomy, we’re of the opinion that goat meat deserves a prominent place in kitchens here in the United States, as well![Read more…] about Goat Meat: Tasting, Cooking, and Buying
A long-time favorite food of coastal dwellers, clam meat is a popular shellfish choice in cuisines from around the world. But did you know that this humble coastal staple can come from one of dozens of different species of marine bivalves, each with their own unique flavor and texture?
If you’re ready to get to know clam meat from a culinary perspective, you’ve come to the right place!
In this guide, we’ll be introducing you to the range of flavors that you can expect from different styles of clams, as well as giving you a recipe for clam meat’s most iconic dish: New England style clam chowder.
And to wrap things up, we’ll include links to our favorite places to buy high-quality clams online.
Let’s get started![Read more…] about Clam Meat: Tasting, Cooking, and Buying
I was first introduced to the wonders of conch meat back in 2006, through an episode of Anthony Bourdain’s “No Reservations”.
While visiting South Florida, the celebrity chef and renowned gourmand sampled conch two ways: As part of a chowder served alongside grilled snapper, as well as in finely ground conch meat fritters seasoned with a liberal dosing of pepper.[Read more…] about Conch Meat: Tasting, Cooking, and Buying
Domestic ducks offer a trio of products that make them a sought-after animal on farms of all sizes. Thanks to their downy feathers, nutritious eggs, and richly flavorful meat, humans have seen fit to keep ducks for over 4000 years![Read more…] about Duck Meat: Tasting, Cooking, and Buying
Transport yourself momentarily to the early colonial days of America, and you would find very different proteins on your plate than the pork, beef, and chicken of today.
Chief amongst these was turtle meat — renowned for its rich, deep flavor and easy availability at the ocean’s shore. As turtle soup, it was even a longtime favorite meal of early American presidents.[Read more…] about Turtle Meat: Tasting, Cooking, and Buying
As the largest and heaviest of all living birds, ostriches are truly one of nature’s greatest oddities. And as you’ll soon learn, even their meat is a source of wonder for curious eaters.[Read more…] about Ostrich Meat: Tasting, Cooking, and Buying
It turns out that popular depictions of hungry bears in children’s cartoons (think Yogi and Pooh Bear) may not be that far off the mark.
Even if they’re not eating honey straight out of the jar, bears are always scrounging around for the proverbial picnic basket at the campsite — as any hiker in the Northeastern woods has likely learned the hard way![Read more…] about Bear Meat: Tasting, Cooking, and Buying
The largest and heaviest member of the deer family, the moose (or elk, if you’re in Europe or Asia) is certainly an uncommon game meat for anyone outside of Alaska.
Even if you’re not planning on moving to the snowy tundra, though, you can take part in cooking and eating musky and beef-like moose meat.
Thanks to the magic of the internet, moose meat is available year-round for curious carnivores — and we have all the details of where to get it, cooking moose meat, and what to expect from your first order of moose meat.
Follow along as we explain the ins and outs of ordering and handling this exotic meat, including a simple recipe for a slow cooker moose stew that’s as delicious as it is easy to make.[Read more…] about Moose Meat: Tasting, Cooking, and Buying