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Bison vs Beef

Bison vs Beef

Posted by Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co. on 20th Apr 2021

Bison is a much-hyped meat today and is often a feature in high-end barbecue cuisine, like the tomahawk bison steak we grilled last year. You've probably seen some select cuts of bison in your local grocery store, and you'll frequently find ground bison for sale. And I'm sure the first thing yo …
Resting Meat: How Long to Let Steak Rest

Resting Meat: How Long to Let Steak Rest

Posted by Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co. on 12th Apr 2021

One of the most difficult steps when grilling or smoking meat is letting it rest. It's hard because the delicious aromas leave mouths watering and everyone is ready to tear into that delicious, smoky, perfectly-cooked steak. Letting your steak rest is about more than just letting it cool enough t …
Benefits of Eating Red Meat

Benefits of Eating Red Meat

Posted by Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co. on 6th Apr 2021

Red meat can be an important part of a healthy diet. In recent years, dieting lifestyles like Keto have brought about renewed interest in a protein-based diet. Red meat is a great source of important proteins, vitamins, and minerals. The fats and proteins are vital to cell health, growth, and develo …
How to Shop for the Best Cuts of Steak

How to Shop for the Best Cuts of Steak

Posted by Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co. on 1st Apr 2021

Who doesn't love a thick, juicy steak seared to perfection and dripping with delicious flavor? Getting that perfect cut of steak takes more than just cooking it correctly, you first have to start with a good piece of meat. Shopping for the best cut of steak is challenging when you don't know the thi …
American Wagyu Beef

American Wagyu Beef

Posted by Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co. on 30th Mar 2021

Japanese Wagyu is one of the most expensive cuts of beef in the world and for many years, the specially-bred cattle were forbidden from being raised outside of Japan. During a relaxation on bans of export, a few Wagyu cattle came to other places, including the United States. These Japanese cattle, k …
Best Beef Jerky Brands

Best Beef Jerky Brands

Posted by Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co. on 23rd Mar 2021

Beef jerky is a fantastic protein-packing snack that's delicious on-the-go, but finding good-tasting high-quality jerky can be a challenge. Many brands of beef jerky have a long ingredient list full of preservatives, artificial colors, and added sugar. Health conscious snackers turned off by the old …
Tallow vs Lard

Tallow vs Lard

Posted by Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co. on 25th Feb 2021

Beef tallow is a form of rendered fat that is shelf-stable and has a high smoke point. Tallow was once an important product to households all over the Western world. It was used to make shaving cream, candles, and it was easily accessible to all but the poorest people for cooking oil. Since World Wa …
Grass Fed vs Grain Fed

Grass Fed vs Grain Fed

Posted by Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co. on 13th Jan 2021

We get a lot of questions about the difference between grass-fed and grain-fed beef. What we have found is that people want to buy the highest quality beef that is also ethically raised and free of growth hormones, antibiotics, and other nasty things. We have also learned there is a ton of confus …
Is Beef Jerky Healthy?

Is Beef Jerky Healthy?

Posted by Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co. on 11th Jan 2021

Beef jerky is one of our favorite snacks because it's easy to pack and delicious, but it can't be good for us, right? We wondered ourselves whether beef jerky is a healthy snack option, and were surprised by what we learned. It turns out that beef jerky can be good for you, but choosing the best bee …