Flank Steak vs Skirt Steak – What's the Difference?

Flank Steak vs Skirt Steak – What's the Difference?

Posted by Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co. on 11th Feb 2022

Let's talk about two seriously under-rated cuts of meat that have gone from throw-away scraps to high-price steaks in recent years – we're talking about flank and skirt steak. Both of these cuts of beef feature robust, deep, beefy flavor because of the hard-working nature of the muscles and a heavy …
Butcher Meat vs Supermarket Meat: Which Meat is Better?

Butcher Meat vs Supermarket Meat: Which Meat is Better?

Posted by Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co. on 1st Feb 2022

It's no secret that prices for fresh meat are going up all across the nation. There are many reasons driving costs up – everything from increasingly strict regulations to differences in consumers' preferences have been blamed as causes for the sudden jump in prices over the last several years. …
Product Review: 7.5" Meat Slicer from MEAT!

Product Review: 7.5" Meat Slicer from MEAT!

Posted by Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co. on 21st Jan 2022

We love the processing, prepping, and storage tools from our friends at Meat! We've shown you the 10-inch meat slicer we use all the time around our house and even on the processing floor next to our commercial meat slicer. It's an amazing tool; durable, powerful, and capable of handling almost a …
How to Tell If Steak Is Bad: 5 Telltale Signs

How to Tell If Steak Is Bad: 5 Telltale Signs

Posted by Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co. on 8th Dec 2021

Have you ever been at the grocery store and found a really great deal on a thick steak that's been marked down because it has hit or passed the use by date? It's natural to wonder if that discount steak is even still edible or if it will make you sick. Knowing how to avoid buying a steak that has st …
Pork Belly vs Bacon: What's the Difference?

Pork Belly vs Bacon: What's the Difference?

Posted by Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co. on 8th Dec 2021

We'll start this out with saying all pork belly is bacon, but not all bacon is pork belly. So, exactly what is the difference between pork belly and bacon? Can they be used interchangeably? What exactly is bacon? We'll let you know everything you need to know about bacon, pork belly, when …
FAQ: Cooking with Game

FAQ: Cooking with Game

Posted by Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co. on 4th Oct 2021

We get lots of questions about wild game and what makes it different from store-bought meat. We thought it'd be a useful resource to answer some of the most common questions we get, so we put together this frequently asked questions about cooking with wild game to clear some things up. Check …