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The Butchers Block | Bearded Butchers Blog

  • Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning: Hot

    Our Bearded Butcher’s Blend Seasonings are all-natural and a healthy choice for your family. The Hot blend is really one of the best blends we have come up with and it continues to be incredibly popular with grillmasters all over the nation. And did we mention it's actually hot? Today we're sharing some of our favorite recipes we like to spice up with our hot blend. 
  • Grilling and Reverse Searing a Bison Tomahawk Steak

    A popular way to cook a steak right now is the reverse sear method. This fancy term is actually a really easy way to get a perfect medium rare steak with that delightful, crunchy, crispy exterior that only high-heat creates. Today we're sharing our simple recipe that lets you use some of the skills from grilling and smoking to sear a steak to 5-star excellence.
  • The Best Portable Tree Stand Options

    Choosing the perfect tree stand for your next deer hunting adventure is complicated.It may seem like there are only a few products on the market because so many designs are similar. It can be hard to tell the difference between a high-quality design over a budget one. Today, we're sharing some of our favorites and helping you decide what features you need from your hunting gear.
  • What Are the Best Cuts of Beef?

    The meat counter can be a confusing place for many people who just want the best cut of beef for their meal. Trying to pick between different cuts, grades, and packages takes knowing what makes one cut better than another, and also how to pick out a good piece of meat. We've put together this guide to help you make informed decisions about the quality of the beef you buy in the store, so you can make the most out of your meals. 
  • Kamado Joe vs Big Green Egg

    Shopping for a kamado grill is a challenge because there are many types and sizes of grills to choose between. Two of the most popular brands on the market are from Kamado Joe and The Big Green Egg. Today, we are going to explore the similarities and differences of these two smokers and help you determine which one will suit your cooking needs the best.
  • Victorinox Boning Knife Review

    We have discussed a little in our videos and blogs about these boning knives and why we like them, but today we are going to go in-depth with one of our absolute favorites: the semi-rigid 6” boning knife with rosewood handles. This is an attractive and affordable stainless steel knife that will surprise you with how often you reach for it in your own kitchen. 
  • How to Make Deer Smokies

    Smokies make for a great snack, and they'll even keep on a long day hike. If you have trimmings or ground meat, you can easily make smokies at home. Smokies, or sticks as some folks call them, are fun, easy, and a great way to use up some leftover deer meat. After all, it's time to make room in the freezer for hunting season. 

  • How to Make Ground Beef at Home

    Making your own ground beef is actually pretty fun, and when you are done, you have the best ground beef that's superior to anything you can buy in the store. We're breaking down our entire process of how we make ground beef in our shop, how you can make it at home, and we're sharing one of our favorite recipes for ground beef. You're going to want to get cooking right after reading it!
  • Bearded Butchers Blend: Cajun Seasoning

    After years of being disappointed with the various store bought cajun seasoning options, we decided to craft our own cajun blend using only the best, all-natural ingredients. It took some trial and error to get just the right balance of peppery and spicy, but the result is one of our favorite seasonings. Our Cajun seasoning blend has that distinct, born-on-the-bayou flavor you crave and it’s made out of ingredients you can feel good about. Learn more! 
  • Deer Hunting: Bow Season in Ohio

    We're literally counting down the days to deer season. But while deer hunting is a family tradition for us, we know not everyone has gotten a chance to hunt deer. So we want to go over some key points and share information about deer hunting and deer season in Ohio.
  • Cookout Guide: Labor Day Recipes

    It seems like just yesterday the sun finally came out of hiding, but here we are at the unofficial end of Summertime. Labor Day weekend is here, so we thought it’d be fun to share some of our favorite grilling, smoking, and barbecuing recipes that will make your cookout with family and friends both effortless and delicious. Let's dive right into some key preparation tips and a bunch lip-smacking good food.
  • Wagyu vs Kobe Beef - What's the Difference Between Them?

    What’s the difference between Wagyu vs Kobe, and are they really better than Prime US Grade A beef? We're breaking down everything you need to know about Wagyu beef, dispelling some myths, and even showing you how we butcher a Wagyu cow. Check it out!