Great advice on choosing and cooking a steak.
How do you tell a good steak from a regular steak?
There are a few things to look for when buying a steak:
First, there is the grade. The grade speaks about the quality of the meat based on marbling and age.
The second factor is the cut. Different cuts have different qualities. Finding the right cut for what you want to cook is probably the most important part of an excellent steak.
The third factor is the diet of the steer and how it was raised.
Grade: The age of the animal and the marbling of the meat determine the grade of the meat. In the United States grades are prime, choice and select, with prime being at the top and select being the bottom. Prime grade beef makes up about 2% of all the beef produced in the United States and typically ends up exported or sold…
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