Exploring the World of Craft Meat


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

January 20th by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 1,218 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 Sous Vide A5 Wagyu (& Is That Even a Good Idea?)

January 15th by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 4,890 times • less than one min read

Wait... you can sous vide A5 Wagyu?! Yes, you can absolutely sous vide A5 Wagyu. Think sous vide will make the fat melt away... nope. It won’t. Is it a good idea? Well, when I traveled to Japan and ate my body weight in A5 Wagyu with former Alinea Executive Chef Mike Bagale, I asked him about it and he said that yes, he always sous vides A5 Wagyu. Here’s the procedure that he recommends: Sous vide at 58° Celcius (135° Fahrenheit) for 45-60...

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What Is Tajima Wagyu?

January 7th by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 2,611 times • 1 min read

When it comes to Wagyu, there's a lot of confusion and misinformation online. Luckily, through our extensive work directly with producers in Japan, and my background in Japanese language, we've learned a lot and have been able to bring some of the rarest and best Japanese Wagyu to the USA for the first time. Today's post is about a very detailed aspect of Japanese Wagyu, the bloodline known as Tajima (但馬). To explain what Tajima is, it is...

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Meet Crowd Cow Ambassador Taylor Crowther

January 1st by Faith Deutschle • 1 min read

Taylor Crowther is a healthcare provider and fitness junkie. However, his proudest roles are husband and father. He is currently writing a book that debunks the nutrition, exercise and health myths with the use of science and evidence based studies. Why is it important for you to know where your food comes from? You may think you are eating healthy, but what you don't know is where your meat came from, how it was raised, and the drugs it was...

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Meet Crowd Cow Ambassador Jay Chang

January 1st by Faith Deutschle • less than one min read

Jay is a culinary curator and Global story teller dining with top chefs #BehindTheKnife across the world. Why is it important for you to know where your food comes from? A truly "Farm to Table" dining experience rotates with seasons and what is best available from local farms. Ingredients are the building blocks of the meal and the right farm fresh meats and veggies can really make a difference. Who inspires you? I am inspired by chefs and...

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Meet Crowd Cow Ambassador Deborah de Corral

January 1st by Faith Deutschle • less than one min read

Deborah is a singer, songwriter, and chef. As a proud Argentinian, her favorite thing is to gather people around a fire, open a few bottles of wine and grill the best beef she can get her hands on! She currently lives in Miami where she is about to open her first restaurant-- Tigre. Who inspires you? Chefs and artists who won't compromise their vision. What is your most memorable meal? Atelier Crenn,San Francisco (by Chef Dominique Crenn). It...

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Meet Crowd Cow Ambassador Jordan Devey

January 1st by Faith Deutschle • 1 min read

Jordan Devey is an Offensive Lineman for the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL. If he's not at football or training you can find him in the kitchen whipping up something good! Why is it important for you to know where your food comes from? I was lucky to grow up with a dad who, through hunting and camping, taught me the importance of respecting the animal and the harvesting process. I will pass this on to my children. I know Crowd Cow sources its...

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Meet Crowd Cow Ambassador Fernando Ufret

January 1st by Faith Deutschle • less than one min read

Fernando is a professional touring solo musician from Puerto Rico. His music knows no bounds and he has been found playing, Glacier Bay, AK to Scandinavia, covering music from Gipsy Kings to Queen. He also has over 20 million views and 80K subs on Youtube, and spends his free time exploring new takes on family recipes. Why is it important for you to know where your food comes from? My family used to own a farm with black and red Angus cattle....

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Meet Crowd Cow Ambassador Manuel Pimentel

January 1st by Faith Deutschle • 1 min read

Who inspires you? The fans, when I get videos of people copying a recipe or going out of their comfort zone to try something I've taught them. That's gold! What is your most memorable meal? Stuffed cabbage. I know! My Grandma used to make it, and it's hard to go against Grandma. She stuffed them with riced and cut up pork meat as well as beef, olives, garlic onion, tomato paste. Man! What’s your favorite meat dish or meat preparation? Do...

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Meet Crowd Cow Ambassador Ezra Wagner

January 1st by Faith Deutschle • less than one min read

Ezra is a self proclaimed backyard bbq chef and food blogger, who will take any opportunity to fire up his Traeger. Whether it is off the grid, in his backyard, or for his local first responders, cooking for others is his passion. Who inspires you? Gordon Ramsey & Bennie Kendrick What’s your favorite meat dish or meat preparation? Do you have a recipe you would like to share with us? Reverse Seared Ribeye. I set my Traeger Timberline to...

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