How the USDA Grades Meat

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How the USDA grades meat has an affect on the meat in your shopping cart Who determines the quality and USDA of grades meat you buy? The grocery store? The meat processing plant? The federal government? Just how much do grades of meat affect the taste, tenderness and price of meat? These are increasingly important considerations, in light of […]

Choose the Right Kitchen Knife

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Shopping for kitchen knives can be a confusing process. Walk into any retail store and you’ll be assaulted with dozens of choices for brands, sizes, knife shapes, blades of high-carbon steel or stainless, full or partial tangs and hard or soft handles. Here’s how to slice through the clutter of kitchen knife choices and make […]