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The Return of the Backyard BBQ — 6 Tips for Hosting Your Next Cookout

July 13th by Kaleigh Jurgensmeyer • Read 6,915 times • 2 min read

Longer days, warmer nights — summer is officially here (and hopefully a lot more fun than the last)!  From our carefully curated grilling bundles to low and slow smoking cuts, we’ve got everything you need to host an epic summer cookout for your friends and family. And whether you’re the BBQ-master who’s keeping it simple or are putting on an actual smoke show for your guests (think Smoking an A5 Japanese Wagyu Brisket), when you start...

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How to Make a Wagyu Katsu Sando at Home

May 21st, 2020 by Kaleigh Jurgensmeyer • Read 51,724 times • 2 min read

The internet’s been abuzz with a trendy steak sandwich known as the Wagyu Katsu Sando — a crunchy, panko-breaded and fried cutlet of A5 nestled between two buttery slices of toasted white bread, and topped with a tangy sauce. Popularized in Japan, this dish has made its way across Instagram and into American cuisine — rightfully celebrated for its tender, ultra-marbled, beefy middle and crispy outer layer. Only a few restaurants in the US...

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How to Make Wagyu Brisket Bacon

April 8th, 2020 by Kaleigh Jurgensmeyer • Read 15,090 times • 2 min read

Bacon is universally loved. It’s the perfect combination of crispiness and chew, a literal wave of savory, salty goodness that makes it completely irresistible. While it’s usually associated with pork, BBQ aficionados are raving about the beef version — cured and smoked beef belly (navel). Another variety of beef bacon uses the brisket (what the navel connects to). Since brisket is leaner than the belly, it’s essential to have lots of...

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Home Sweet Home-Cooked Meals: 15 Recipes from 3 Cuts of Meat

March 17th, 2020 by Kaleigh Jurgensmeyer • Read 12,720 times • 2 min read

A lot of us are staying home more often, and that means more family time is centered around food. Plan your week out and win at home in the most delicious way possible with a meat-centric meal plan! Check out these 15 dish ideas with recipes for 3 essential cuts (and read on for the chance to be featured in our next post!). #1: Ground Beef (or Ground Chicken, Ground Turkey, and Ground Pork) is perhaps the most versatile cut and can be made...

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WINGING IT

October 7th, 2019 by Kialani Rule • Read 2,899 times • 1 min read

The Sure Fire Way to Score Big Points This Season Adapted from Yellow Bliss Road’s recipe, Crowd Cow toyed with the spices and sauce, and added a ranch-chive dip to balance the spicy with cool. Win or lose these wings will have you smiling and doing a touchdown dance. INGREDIENTS 4 lbs chicken wings (two 2-lb packs) 2/3 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 tbs chili powder 2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp pepper 2 tablespoon baking powder 1/3...

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5 Ingredient Sliders

October 7th, 2019 by Kialani Rule • Read 2,026 times • less than one min read

Slide your way into tailgate tastiness. @Grillin_With_Dad’s sliders are a surefire way to make game day grilling a success. Get ready for a winning season with this simple 5 ingredient slider recipe. INGREDIENTS 1lb Ground Beef Hawaiian Rolls Bacon Jam Cheddar Cheese Spicy Pickles PREPARATION Lightly season the ground beef with salt and pepper then shape into 2-inch patties. Grill patties until desired internal temperature is...

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How to make A5 Wagyu Tallow and unlock hero chef status

February 12th, 2019 by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 26,536 times • 2 min read

A5 Wagyu beef fat, when melted, is a clear oil, packed with heart-healthy oleic acid. By making this A5 Wagyu tallow at home and sharing it with your friends and family, your ordinary home cook status will instantly sky rocket to magical wizard hero chef status. Add a little to a pan, scramble in a couple of eggs with a pinch of salt and you're likely to blow people's minds. It's that good. By carefully cutting the exterior fat off of your...

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Why all meat delivery services aren’t created equal — here’s how we do it​

January 20th, 2019 by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 6,980 times • 3 min read

These days, you’ll find a few choices of online meat sellers, but only one that provides quality, variety and 100% direct access to the individual farms that raised the meat. Crowd Cow is a true, scaled alternative to the commodity meat regime that supplies everyone else ― and we do things better. Here’s how: The Highest Quality & Greatest Selection We've scoured the country for years, selecting only the very best independent and...

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How to cook A5 Wagyu for a large group of people

December 17th, 2018 by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 13,567 times • 1 min read

If you're new to the Wagyu game, start with the Ultimate Guide to Wagyu or have a look at our Japanese Wagyu Infographic. But if you're becoming a connoisseur and experiencing its melts-in-your-mouth splendor on a regular basis and are looking to level up your game, read on. In this post, I'll explain how to share A5 Wagyu with larger groups of people, including how to save a bit of money when purchasing it, how to prepare it and how to cook...

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How to simulate a 45-day dry-aged steak in 2 days using Koji

November 30th, 2018 by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 10,535 times • 1 min read

There's no secret to a great steak: start with the best meat -- from farms that dedicate themselves to producing the very best. Dry-aging (something nearly all of Crowd Cow's 100+ craft beef producers do for a minimum of 10 days) adds to the flavor and tenderness of the beef. Season, cook appropriately and let the meat speak for itself. If you want to get fancy -- without much effort -- this post has you covered. I'm going to tell you how...

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