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Merry Craft Meat Tasting! - A5 Wagyu Dinner Party

Merry Craft Meat Tasting! - A5 Wagyu Dinner Party

It's a beautiful time of year to gather with friends, have a dinner party, and try something decadent. A5 Wagyu Steak is an experience you won't soon forget. And your friends will thank you! Crowd Cow helps connect you with the best meat you can find and you'll always know what farm it came from. Buy some A5 Japanese Wagyu today: https://www.crowdcow.com/a5wagyu And here's to your merry craft meat...
Arturo Ramon II  talks A5 Wagyu Brisket at Kreuz Market

Arturo Ramon II talks A5 Wagyu Brisket at Kreuz Market

We took A5 Wagyu brisket from Kagoshima Japan to Kreuz Market in Lockhart, TX. Arturo Ramon II (@texasgrillmaster) tells what it was like to watch legendary pitmaster Roy Perez smoke one up. Get some of your own A5 brisket: https://www.crowdcow.com/holiday-wagyu-roasts And next time your in Lockhart, Texas, get some barbeque at Kreuz! Market.
Olive Wagyu Television Interview (w/ Michelin-star Chef Mike Bagale)

Olive Wagyu Television Interview (w/ Michelin-star Chef Mike Bagale)

Crowd Cow's co-founder and CEO Joe Heitzeberg brought Michelin-star and former Alinea Executive Chef Mike Bagale to Japan to tour Olive Wagyu producers in Kagawa Prefecture. While there we were interviewed by Japanese television about our journey and about this rare and exceptional beef. Olive Wagyu exclusively on Crowd Cow: https://www.crowdcow.com/olivewagyu
Ishiyaki Stone-grilled Olive Wagyu (World's Rarest Beef)

Ishiyaki Stone-grilled Olive Wagyu (World's Rarest Beef)

"Ishiyaki" means stone grill and what better way to cook the world's rarest beef -- Olive Wagyu rated A5 from Kagawa, Japan than to cook it over a hot stone. A pinch of salt, a hot rock and this magnificent beef with it's incredibly high concentration of fine-grained umami-laden fat it all that's needed. Superb. Real Olive Wagyu from Japan, only on Crowd Cow: https://www.crowdcow.com/olivewagyu
A5 Wagyu + Sea Urchin (Uni) = Heaven

A5 Wagyu + Sea Urchin (Uni) = Heaven

It's a crazily-good 1+1=3 combination of unexepected delight: raw A5 Wagyu from Japan + fresh Uni (sea urchin). https://www.crowdcow.com/wagyu
Crowd Cow Brought Olive-fed Wagyu to the USA

Crowd Cow Brought Olive-fed Wagyu to the USA

Olive Wagyu is the world's rarest beef. Produced by a handful of farms in Japan's remote Kagawa Prefecture, less than 2000 animals total are raised in this unique way -- in cooperation with local olive producers on a feed that include pressed olive peels from the region's famed olive groves. We met with Olive Wagyu's inventor, Masakii Ishii, and worked directly with Kagawa's governor Keizo Hamada ...
How to use a whetstone to sharpen a knife

How to use a whetstone to sharpen a knife

One of Japan's oldest and best top craft knife-makers, Sugimoto-hamano (they began making steel swords), demonstrates how to use a whetstone to hand-sharpen a steel-bladed knife. The technique is surprisingly easy to perform and results in an extremely sharp and effective blade edge. Purchase the world's-best A5 Wagyu from hand-selected farms in Japan via Crowd Cow: https://www.crowdcow.com/wagyu
Japanese Knives: Learn the basic shapes

Japanese Knives: Learn the basic shapes

You can identify Japanese knives by the shape and length of their blades. The usuba, or “thin blade,” is a traditional Japanese knife used for cutting vegetables. It's identified by it's overall rectangular shape and flat tip. The usuba is a sharp blade that is excellent for thinly slicing carrots, daikon radish and other vegetables. The yanagi is a very long and thin bladed sashimi knife used b...
A5 Wagyu - Brisket, Tenderloin, Striploin, and Rib Roasts

A5 Wagyu - Brisket, Tenderloin, Striploin, and Rib Roasts

This is the first time you can get A5 Wagyu Brisket in the USA. We’re super-excited to announce Kagoshima A5 Wagyu Brisket will be available only on Crowd Cow. https://www.crowdcow.com/holiday-wagyu-roasts How we did this? We went to Kagoshima, Japan. We met with the farmer who won the Wagyu Olympics (yep, that's a real thing!). We tasted A5 Wagyu brisket, along with other colossal A5 cuts, and n...
How to Cook A5 Wagyu Tenderloin

How to Cook A5 Wagyu Tenderloin

Cooking A5 Wagyu tenderloin steaks is simple to do. Follow these step by step instructions and you'll be enjoying one of the most precious cuts of beef available. Our meat tastes great and feels great. Shop our holiday gifts and order some today: https://www.crowdcow.com/holiday-wagyu Don't forget to try tasting slices of these filet mignon style cuts with sel gris (salt), wasabi, and soy sauce.
Are You Ready for Holiday Wagyu?

Are You Ready for Holiday Wagyu?

Take a behind the scenes tour of the photoshoot for our most marquee event: our annual holiday wagyu sale (A5 Wagyu from Japan, Olive Wagyu and more -- don't miss out -- through the end of the year). SHOP NOW: https://www.crowdcow.com/holiday-wagyu
A5 Wagyu Dos and Donts

A5 Wagyu Dos and Donts

Tips to get the most out of A5 Wagyu, properly defrost it in the fridge up to 24 hours, not on the countertop or microwave Purchase award-winning Kagoshima A5 Wagyu: https://www.crowdcow.com/a5wagyu
Yasaka Jinja with Joe from Crowd Cow

Yasaka Jinja with Joe from Crowd Cow

Yasaka Jinja is a Shinto Shrine on Shodoshima, Japan on the site where the emperor at the time (1300 years ago) made a decree to raise cattle due to its ideal climate. Today, the rare and exquisite Olive Wagyu are raised in this area. https://www.crowdcow.com/olivewagyu
Japanese Chef Explains Rating System

Japanese Chef Explains Rating System

In Osaka visiting with Steak Sakura, a restaurant specializing in Kobe Beef. I had a chance to sit down with the chef to discuss the history of Kobe beef including how it is raised, the history and how it is rated. Learn more: https://www.crowdcow.com/a5wagyu https://www.crowdcow.com/holiday-wagyu https://www.crowdcow.com/wagyu/enjoy
Olive Wagyu Fertilizer

Olive Wagyu Fertilizer

On a recent trip to Japan, Crowd Cow's founder, Joe Heitzeberg learned how the inawara rice straw and corn grown to feed the wagyu cattle are grown using fertilizer produced by those same animals. Learn more: https://www.crowdcow.com/blog/tags/a5-wagyu Shop now: https://www.crowdcow.com/a5wagyu
Aomine Farm

Aomine Farm

I spent days getting to know our small farms in Japan, including Aomine-san, one of the elite producers of the rarest beef on the planet: Olive Wagyu of Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. Sign up to purchase Olive Wagyu: https://www.crowdcow.com/olivewagyu Or purchase award-winning Kagoshima A5 Wagyu from Japan here: https://www.crowdcow.com/a5wagyu
Olive Wagyu - Journey to American Plates

Olive Wagyu - Journey to American Plates

A look at how Crowd Cow came to be the first direct to consumer source of olive-fed wagyu in the United States. Learn about our next Olive Wagyu event: https://www.crowdcow.com/olivewagyu
Olive Wagyu - A Brief History

Olive Wagyu - A Brief History

Olive Wagyu is the rarest beef in the world. It originates on Shodoshima, an island in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan where one farmer, Masaki Ishii, fed pressed olive peels to his cattle to produce a succulent beef with boosted levels of heart-healthy oleic acid and umami flavors. Crowd Cow travels to Japan to uncover the unique history of the rarest beef on the planet. Sign up for Olive Wagyu here: h...
Crowd Cow Presents A5 Wagyu

Crowd Cow Presents A5 Wagyu

Kagoshima, Japan is famous for producing some of the very best beef on the planet - A5 Wagyu from the Kuroge Washu breed of cattle. It earned the highest average score at Japan's legendary "Wagyu Olympics" last year and is loved throughout the world for its melts-in-your-mouth tenderness and umami-packed flavor. LEARN MORE: https://www.crowdcow.com/a5wagyu
A5 Wagyu Beef!

A5 Wagyu Beef!

Kagoshima, Japan produced the Wagyu beef with the highest average scores at the Wagyu Olympics last year -- an all-country competition in Japan that takes place one every 5 years. Crowd Cow has sourced A5 Wagyu direct from one of the very best producers in Kagoshima, Japan and make this available to customers in the United States. SHOP HERE: https://www.crowdcow.com/a5wagyu
Coming Soon: A5 Wagyu  from Japan

Coming Soon: A5 Wagyu from Japan

Kagoshima's legendary A5 Wagyu - The World's Most Marbled Steak -is now available on Crowd Cow. Shop now: https://www.crowdcow.com/a5wagyu
The History of Japanese Wagyu Cattle (Kuroge Wahshu)

The History of Japanese Wagyu Cattle (Kuroge Wahshu)

The word "Wagyu" simply means "Japanese Cow". There are 4 breeds of cattle native to Japan and one of these -- the Kuroge Washu - is special, because its unique genetics allows it to produce a high degree of fine-grained marbling on the interior of the meat. When this breed is raised in Japan by expert producers, cared for and fed the highest quality grasses, inawara rice straw and other ingredien...

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