What Meat Labels REALLY Mean…

What Meat Labels REALLY Mean…

I thought I’d tackle meat labels today! Labels are not always perfectly clear in what they mean. The wording is often suggestive, meaning that it leaves a lot interpreting up to the often  uneducated consumer.  I have myself been victim to my own assumptions....
Meats:  Fresh vs Frozen

Meats: Fresh vs Frozen

I hear this a lot: “All your meat is frozen, don’t you sell fresh meat?” This is a good question, after all, when you buy meat in the grocery store, it’s ALWAYS “fresh,” right? Not necessarily! First, while grocery store meat has an expiration date,...
Your Guide to Making Bone Broth

Your Guide to Making Bone Broth

A customer recently asked me which were the best bones for making a bone broth that gelled up nicely.  Yes, bone broth gels up, just like Jello (when it’s cold anyway).  That’s because it is full of gelatin (which is extracted from bones).  The answer to this...
Do You Know What’s in Your Meat?

Do You Know What’s in Your Meat?

When I was in Barnes and Nobles a couple of weeks ago I found a Consumer Reports Magazine at the register.  The featured article was called, “What’s Really in Your Meat.”  It’s all about drugs in meats.  I couldn’t resist.  I had to buy...