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Stew, Hamburgers, and a silly Xmas season contest

12/14/2011 10:45:16 AM

Tags: stew meat, hamburgers, contest, Cole Ward

For the Best Stew… 

If you like stew, don’t buy “stew meat." Upside the head. No no no.  

Instead, look for your favorite pot roast cut and buy a piece larger than you’ll need for your roast. Part of this will become your pot roast; the other part you then slice into chunks for stew meat. Not only will it taste much better than that mystery “stew meat” in the store;  it’ll also be much less expensive. 

Burger Treat 

 Start with two (as in, 2) hamburger patties. Place a few slivers of dill pickle on one patty with a few slices of Vermont Cabot cheddar cheese. Put the remaining patty on top — making the whole thing into a burger “sandwich." Flute the edges with a fork or butter knife like a pie crust (to keep all that goodness inside). Grill with your favorite burger seasoning. 

MMMM – my favorite burger recipe. 

A silly little contest 

You try to guess which cut I would pick if I could only eat one cut for the rest of my life, for the following meats: 

Beef? 

Pork? 

Lamb? 

The person who gets all three right will receive a free Gourmet Butcher DVD. 

 



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Joan Smith
9/24/2012 12:57:47 PM
yea i am really late....lol

Joan Smith
9/24/2012 12:57:27 PM
ribeye bone in, shoulder roast bone-in, leg of lamb..

Jim Fawcett
12/31/2011 3:15:24 PM
Flank steak, tenderloin and leg of lamb

STEVE STOCKS
12/17/2011 10:03:31 PM
beef-tongue, pork-cheeks, lamb-neck

Wayne Ordon
12/15/2011 12:43:51 AM
Beef - RibEye, Pork - Butt, Lamb - Chop

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