Meat

Where’s the Beef?

When it comes to meat, the countless options can sometimes create a carnivore’s dilemma. Thankfully, GAYOT’s meat guide will help you sort it all out.

From understanding various beef cuts, cattle types and meat labels to finding useful tips, tools and techniques, get ready to enjoy the perfect piece of steak. You can also check out our BBQ guide for the ultimate grilled goodness.

USDA Beef Grades The United States Department of Agriculture, or USDA, separates beef into eight different grades: Prime, Choice, Select, Standard, Commercial, Utility, Cutter and Canner. The first three are the most well-known — here's a breakdown to help you...
Basic Introduction to Cow Breeds The many varieties of cattle across the world give us different kinds of meat to eat. Here's a guide to the origin and products of specific cow types. • Angus Of Scottish origin, Angus cattle are prized...
Organic beef has become increasingly popular over the past decade as health-conscious consumers realize it's better for the body and the environment. But organic beef is usually much more expensive than conventional beef. With such high costs, is it...
Top 5 Tips for the Perfect Steak Want to learn how to cook the perfect steak? Follow these five easy tips for fail-proof grilling. Then check out GAYOT's BBQ guide for more tips on the perfect cookout and barbecue restaurants...
What's your beef? Wagyu, Angus or Piedmontese? Porterhouse, prime rib or flatiron steak? These days, going to a steakhouse is much more complicated than years ago, when all you could choose from was a New York strip, ribeye and...
The Truth About Angus Beef Angus beef is a popular term found everywhere from fast-food joints to artisanal butcher shops. Despite its ubiquity, the term “Angus beef” generates its fair share of carnivorous confusion. Is it a grade of meat?...
Premium Beef from a Premium Source Those looking for a low-fat alternative to red meat may find what they are looking for in naturally lean Certified Piedmontese beef. What is Piedmontese Beef? Produced by Great Plains Beef, Piedmontese beef is a premium natural...
Whether you prefer to throw red meat or fish on the barbie, here's a collection of useful tips from cookbook author John McLemore for keeping your ribs moist, your salmon juicy and your flank steak tender. These 20 barbecue tips...