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Savvy at the Supermarket: How to Buy Beef Like a Pro

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You’re the first to order steak at a restaurant but at the butcher counter or meat case, anything beyond ground beef has you wondering just where to start. Hey, you’re not alone. They don’t exactly teach Beef Buying 101 in school. Here are a few of our favorite tips to become a savvy beef shopper.

Unwrap Something Delicious – Beef Packaging Explained

Talking to the butcher at your favorite supermarket is a great way to learn about beef. But we get it. Sometimes you want to cut out the small talk. One of the first things you may notice when shopping for beef is the variety of packaging. Let’s take a look at some of the more common methods you’ll encounter in the meat case.

Tips for Buying Beef

No one wants to take home beef that isn’t fresh or safe to eat. These in-store tips will keep help keep your taste buds happy and your body healthy.

Get More Bang for Your Buck – Save on Beef Prices

Even if you’re on a budget, there are a variety of beef cuts and strategies to stretch your dollar at the supermarket. And, if you’re smart with everyday meals, you can splurge on premium beef cuts for those special occasions.

Got you dreaming of a mouthwatering, beef-centric meal? Check out our quick-hitter guide to beef cuts and try one of our easy prep beef recipes. Now that you know how to buy beef, hit the store and make it happen. If you want to up your beef knowledge even more check out our beef terminology post.

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