meat

This Is Why You Buy Meat You Can See Through The Wrapper
Preface to this blog.  I have bought this type of pre-packaged hamburger that you buy  blindly because you can't see the product inside and it's been fine.  However, this time I was surprised to see what can only be described as a large amount of coagulated fat.  Last t…
Liver With Soy Sauce (For Those That Don’t Like Liver)
First off, I am NOT a fan. Never have been, but my mom felt she needed to serve liver and would try to make it different ways to make it taste better. Maybe it was the consistency of the meat, I don’t know. I remember being at Old Country Buffet years ago and piling on a huge spoonful of stuffing on…
Why Make A Vegetarian Burger That Bleeds?
I have several friends that are either Vegan or Vegetarian.  Yes, there's a difference.  My friend that is a vegetarian will still eat some fish and shrimp and I always know I can toss a salad her way and she'll be good.  However, when I cook for my friends who are Vegan, it is a bit more difficult.…
Local Restaurant’s Creative Valentine Message Makes Me LOL
My husband and I don't usually celebrate Valentine's Day, but after running some errands we found ourselves with the throngs of Northland lovebirds dining together at a restaurant.  When I saw their Valentine message it made me giggle.  Kudos to Texas Roadhouse for their meaty me…
USDA Renames Beef And Pork Cuts To Boost Sales
Think you know your Ribeye Steak from a New York?  Or a Pork Butt from a roast?  Think again!  In an effort to make meat choices more clear, the USDA is renaming more than 350 cuts of meat - just in time for the summer grilling season.
A Rayman Tradition on Thanksgiving is Mince Pie
With the Holiday Season almost here, i thought I'd share a tradition I celebrate each Thanksgiving. Having a good bit of English blood in me, I tend to go for the plum pudding, blood pudding, cakes and so forth. However, and absolute must on Thanksgiving is mince pie.
U.S. Meat Supply Contains Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
Another day...another food-related scare-story.  The issue now isn't that bacteria is present in our meat supply, rather - it's that the bacteria that's present is becoming resistant to the antibiotics used to eradicate them.
Researchers have found high levels of bacteria in meat commonly found on gr…