Top Cuts of Beef to Ask Your Local Butcher For

List: Posted: 08/15/11

One of the reasons that many people are afraid to visit the local butcher is simply that they do not know what to ask for.  When you buy beef at the supermarket, it is already prepackaged and easy to pick up.  However, at the butcher shop, you will have to know a little more about the different beef cuts when you order.  With a few details though, you can start shopping at the local butcher shop and get some of the best beef for your family to eat.


If you are wanting the very best steaks, you will want to ask for the sirloin cuts of beef.  Sirloin provides the very best cuts and is most often seen in porterhouse steaks, T-bones, New York Strip steaks and filet mignon.  The meat is costly, but your taste buds will be grateful.


Beef brisket is by far one of the best cuts to request for two main reasons: this cut of beef is flavorful, yet affordable, and there are many different cuisines that can be prepared with brisket, making it very versatile.


Beef chuck is a good option for stews because it holds up well under long cooking times, such as when make a pot roast.  When you request chuck beef in ground form, it is perfect for hamburgers, tacos, and spaghetti.


When you want to buy beef cuts at the local butcher, consider these cuts if you want to choose the most flavorful and versatile options for you and your family.  With these cuts, you will be able to cook the best meals in many different forms, while keeping your family full.


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